Type
Internal restructuring
Country
World
Region
Location of affected unit(s)
Sector
Manufacturing
Manufacture For Transport Equipment
Manufacture Of Other Transport Equipment
30 - Manufacture of other transport equipment

400 - 1,500 jobs
Number of planned job losses
Job loss
Announcement Date
16 April 2009
Employment effect (start)
Foreseen end date
30 April 2011

Description

Harley-Davidson, a US-based global leader in the production of motorcycles, has announced its plan to cut up to 1,500 jobs worldwide due to a sharp decline of profit (by 37%) during the first quarter of 2009. The job losses will be implemented within two years, about 400 jobs will be axed at the first stage (no precise timeline mentioned). Harley-Davidson currently employs 9,000 people across the world.


Sources

  • 16 April 2009: Hospod√°rske noviny
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Citation

Eurofound (2009), Harley-Davidson, Internal restructuring in World, factsheet number 68919, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/68919.