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Richard230

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H-D union workers not happy
« on: May 14, 2018, 04:17:49 pm »
Here is the story:  https://www.usatoday.com/story/money/cars/2018/05/11/union-harley-davidson-ship-work-thailand-closing-u-s-plant/601033002/

Apparently even California's guiding light, Nancy Pelosi, can't help them to keep some of their jobs being outsourced to Thailand.
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Re: H-D union workers not happy
« Reply #1 on: May 14, 2018, 05:14:33 pm »
Indian tariffs are making HD build “Street” models in India. Now this.

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Re: H-D union workers not happy
« Reply #2 on: May 22, 2018, 04:43:34 pm »
Here is a much more detailed article regarding why H-D is shutting a factory and moving some production to Thailand. The reasons should not surprise you:
https://www.vox.com/policy-and-politics/2018/5/22/17350180/harley-davidson-tax-buyback-kansas-city-factory
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