Harley-Davidson Cuts KC Workforce

Harley-Davidson Inc. will reduce the workforce at its Kansas City plant by 140 on June 30.

The move is all part of a new labor agreement, which included reducing the overall full-time employment at the plant to about 540. Prior to the ratification, Harley-Davidson advised Kansas City workers that if they didn’t agree to the concessions, the plant’s work would be sent to York, Pa. Since then, Harley-Davidson has been focused on implementing new lean manufacturing techniques at the Kansas City plant, designed to make it more flexible and efficient.

Read more in the Kansas City Business Journal


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