Truck Company issued layoff warnings this week to 268 workers
at its Renton, WA, plant, saying the workers would lose their
jobs over a 14-day period beginning Nov. 1, according to press
for Kenworth's parent company, Bellevue, WA-based Paccar Inc.,
said the layoff notices were sent in anticipation of a drop-off
in orders for new heavy-duty trucks after Oct. 1.
Navistar International Corp. said Aug. 27 that operating company
International Truck and Engine Corp. would lay off about 1,100
employees, mostly in September.
of the company's production line at the Springfield, OH, plant
will idle 750 to 800 workers, a company official said.