The firm is slashing manufacturing at its assembly operations at Bawal in Haryana, with one of many key labour union leaders of the area claiming that output is being severely curtailed.
Most of the steps, together with international job cuts, are being initiated as a part of a plan unveiled by new CEO Jochen Zeitz below ‘The Rewire’ overhaul technique.
Sajeev Rajasekharan, the Indian MD of the corporate, can also be being shifted to Singapore the place he’ll get cost of India, and in addition a clutch of different Asian rising markets, firm sources instructed TOI.
When contacted, the corporate refused to touch upon a collection of questions, concerning the discount in manufacturing and manpower. “With reference to the queries, Harley-Davidson has not released any official statement and a commentary on the same is unlikely,” a public relations agency representing the corporate in India, stated.
Executives at Harley-Davidson refused to talk on the matter. Kuldeep Janghu, the highest labour union chief at Maruti Suzuki, who can also be a member of the commerce union council of Bawal-Gurugram-Rewari area, claimed that manufacturing at Bawal has been lowered drastically. “Assembly at the plant has been slashed, and I have been informed about this by our council’s Bawal affiliates,” Janghu stated.