Follow The Republic:
COLUMBUS, Ind. — Slowing demand has prompted Cummins Inc. to cut the work week of 350 employees at the Columbus Fuel Systems Plant to four days.
Cummins said the cutbacks will begin today, which means that 350 of the plants 512 Diesel Workers Union members will stay home today.
The four-day work week will remain in effect until further notice, Cummins said.
"As a result of the recent weakening global economic conditions, Cummins has been taking a number of steps over the last few months to respond appropriately and align its costs with the decreasing demand," Cummins representatives said in an email.
Think your friends should see this? Share it with them!
Note: All comments left on our sites are first reviewed by an automated comment moderation system. Your comment may take up to 5 minutes to appear. If for any reason your comment can not be approved you will receive an email from this system with a detailed explanation.
All content copyright ©2013 The Republic, a division of Home News Enterprises unless otherwise noted.