COLUMBUS, Ind. ó A union president says no layoffs are planned among the research, technical and support employees at Indiana operations as engine maker Cummins Inc. makes cutbacks.
The Columbus-based company announced last week it planned to cut up to 1,500 jobs worldwide by yearís end but hasnít released details.
Steve Green heads the 1,300-member Office Committee Union at Cummins and tells The Republic that heís been told by company officials that no job actions would involve the workers he represents.
A union leader for production workers at Cumminsí Indiana plants has said he expected some of those workers to be affected.
The company had 46,200 employees worldwide in early September. It has some 7,700 workers in southern Indiana, including the Columbus headquarters and factories in Columbus and Seymour.Copyright © 2013 Paddock Publications, Inc. All rights reserved.