Friday, May 11, 2018
KANSAS CITY HARLEY-DAVIDSON UNION WORKERS BEMOAN BANGKOK BETRAYAL!!!
Special thanks to the BEST & BRIGHTEST among our blog community for highlighting this bit of collective bargaining rhetoric as outsourcing continues in the global marketplace despite branding deception.
Union: Harley-Davidson will ship work to Thailand from closing U.S. plant
Harley has said it will close the Kansas City factory despite pleas from some members of Congress to keep it open and retain about 800 jobs. Harley says it’s moving the Kansas City work to the company’s plant in York, Pa., creating about 400 additional jobs in York.
But in a meeting Wednesday with House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., members of the Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers said at least some of the work was headed to Thailand.
“Part of my job is being moved to York, but the other part is going to Bangkok,” said Richard Pence, a machinist at the Kansas City plant.
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