Automotive supplier Dakkota Integrated Systems LLC of Brighton is laying off more than 100 workers at its plant in Brownstown Township, Mich., according to a notice filed with the state.
The supplier plans to lay off a total of 106 employees at the plant starting April 1, according to the WARN notice. The decision affects 89 hourly and 17 salaried employees.
The hourly employees have seniority rights and are protected by a collective bargaining agreement, the notice said. It was unclear if the workers will be moved to other jobs.
Dakkota, established in 2001, is a joint venture between majority partner Rush Group LLC and supplier Magna International Inc. It manages the complete assembly and sequencing of integrated automotive interiors for original equipment manufacturers, according to the company's website.
The Brownstown Township plant supplies Ford Motor Co., which recently cut production to one shift at its Flat Rock plant that makes the Mustang and Lincoln Continental.
Ford spokeswoman Kelli Felker declined to comment.
A spokesperson for Dakkota could not be reached for comment.