Cessna lays off salaried workers; numbers unclear

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Cessna Aircraft says it has laid off some salaried workers but the company declined to say how many people lost their jobs.

The company announced the layoffs Thursday. The move came a month after Cessna offered a voluntary retirement program for hourly and salaried workers.

The cuts did not affect hourly employees represented by the Machinists union. Union officials say they don’t expect any layoffs of their workers in the near future.

Cessna said last month that it would cut production this year because of weak demand for its light jet products.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s