Former JW Marriott employee Lisette Woloszyk watched things go from bad to worse in March, as cancellations for the city’s hotels racked up alongside COVID-19 cases.
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Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Climate Control Inc., which has operated in Franklin since the 1990s, will cease production next month. Mitsubishi has a turbocharger business in the same facility that will continue to operate.
The latest layoffs have been heavily concentrated in the industries that have suffered most because they involve face-to-face contact: Restaurants, bars and hotels, theaters, sports arenas and concert halls.
Indianapolis-based Republic expects the layoffs to take place in two waves on Oct. 1 and Nov. 1, although they likely will be temporary for local pilots, flight attendants, dispatchers and maintenance facility employees.
Two out-of-state financial services firms have acquired the assets of former Celadon Group Inc. affiliate 19th Capital Group in a deal that will allow the Indianapolis-based company to continue operating with a reduced workforce rather than shutting down as previously planned.
The company, which shut down some of its production lines beginning March 30, said the uncertainty caused by the COVID-19 pandemic is forcing it to cut 272 jobs.
Asbury, which has eight Indianapolis-area dealerships, said it’s furloughing 2,300 employees across its 10-state operating footprint due to a sharp drop-off in sales and service revenue.
The engine-maker says it will close three Columbus manufacturing sites and one in Seymour until May 4. The news comes a day after the company announced that it would temporarily reduce the salaries of its U.S. employees by 10% to 25%.
Allison said it’s suspending some of its local production lines because the coronavirus outbreak has disrupted supply chains and weakened customer demand.
State and federal authorities have expanded the eligibility for unemployment benefits significantly, meaning if you’re out of work and didn’t qualify under the old rules, you likely will now.
BWI Group—also known as BeijingWest Industries Co.—said the layoffs are necessary because Gov. Eric Holcomb ordered all non-essential businesses closed and because the Ford plants it supplies have shut down their production lines.
The Fresh Cut operation at Caito’s main campus at 3120 N. Post Road cuts and packages fresh produce for distribution to retailers.
The Indianapolis-based asset financing and fleet management company notified state officials this week that it will permanently close its operations late next month, eliminating all of its employees.
New owner Timken Co. plans to consolidate the local plant’s operations in Illinois. Diamond Chain was founded in 1890 as the Indianapolis Chain & Stamping Co., originally to produce chains for the nation’s fast-growing bicycle industry.
The company said it expects to reduce its annual spending by about $22 million by the end of 2020 as a result, investing about half of that savings into various technology and growth initiatives.
A company that made kitchen products in Indiana for 117 years has failed to find a buyer and won’t resume local production.
Cummins said the layoffs are part of a wider effort to trim up to $300 million in costs in response to a slowdown in sales demand.