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Harley-Davidson says laid off temp workers last quarter
October 18, 2016 / 2:17 PM / a year ago

Harley-Davidson says laid off temp workers last quarter

(Reuters) - Harley-Davidson Inc said on a conference call on Tuesday it laid off “casual,” or temporary hourly wage workers, during layoffs announced last quarter.

A Harley-Davidson fuel tank is displayed in their head office in Singapore October 13, 2016. REUTERS/Edgar Su

Harley-Davidson said it plans to reorganize and reduce its workforce to streamline functions and become a more agile manufacturer. The reductions will cost the company $20 million to $25 million.

Due to the reorganziation Harley-Davidson said would also lose both contingent workers, or contractors, and some full-time employees. The company did not indicate how many jobs would be impacted.

Reporting By Meredith Davis in Chicago; Editing by Chizu Nomiyama

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