Lear Corporation announcement on a global restructuring plan could mean a loss of jobs for workers in southern Wisconsin.
Lear corporation is an auto parts supplier to companies like Ford and G.M. According to their website, poor auto industry conditions are prompting Lear to cut up to 7,700 jobs globally and close or realign some North American and European manufacturing facilities. The location of the affected facilities has not been made public.
Lear Corporation has a manufacturing plant in Janesville.