Maumee Authority Stamping Plant lays off workers

(WTOL) - Work is slow at auto plants across the country, and it's no different locally.

News 11 has learned temporary layoffs are underway at the Maumee Authority Stamping Plant, although the facility remains open for business. We're told those laid off will return when work orders pick up.

Meanwhile, we've just learned that the Obama administration will give struggling auto suppliers across the country $5 billion in aid. There's been no word yet on which suppliers will get the money.