Cummins eliminates at least 500 jobs

January 2009
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The article focuses on the international workforce reduction by Cummins Inc. of at least 500 employees as of the end of 2008, as a result of the economic downturn. The company has reportedly offered a voluntary retirement package to certain U.S. employees based on a set of criteria. The initiation by Cummins of temporary plant shutdowns and shortened work weeks to reduce manufacturing costs is also indicated.


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