Harleys’ roar may leave Milwaukee

Harleys’ roar may leave Milwaukee

Company cites labor costs in move warning
Sister Amallia of St. Monica’s Senior Citizen’s Home rides with Don Kuzik on his Harley-Davidson motorcycle June 21 in Racine, Wis.
A motorcycle is seen July 20 at a Harley-Davidson dealer in New Berlin, Wis. Harley-Davidson warned employees in April it will move its Wisconsin manufacturing operations elsewhere if it cannot cut millions of dollars at the factories that build the bikes known as “Milwaukee Iron.”
In this July 20, 2010, file photo, motorcycles are reflected in a gas tank at a Harley-Davidson dealer in New Berlin, Wis. It’s the roar that made Milwaukee famous – the distinctive throaty rumble of a Harley-Davidson motorcycle. But that much-loved racket could be rumbling away to another state if the company cannot bring down its labor costs. Harley-Davidson warned employees in April that it will move its Wisconsin manufacturing operations elsewhere if it cannot cut millions of dollars at the factories that build the bikes known as “Milwaukee Iron.”

Harleys’ roar may leave Milwaukee

Sister Amallia of St. Monica’s Senior Citizen’s Home rides with Don Kuzik on his Harley-Davidson motorcycle June 21 in Racine, Wis.
A motorcycle is seen July 20 at a Harley-Davidson dealer in New Berlin, Wis. Harley-Davidson warned employees in April it will move its Wisconsin manufacturing operations elsewhere if it cannot cut millions of dollars at the factories that build the bikes known as “Milwaukee Iron.”
In this July 20, 2010, file photo, motorcycles are reflected in a gas tank at a Harley-Davidson dealer in New Berlin, Wis. It’s the roar that made Milwaukee famous – the distinctive throaty rumble of a Harley-Davidson motorcycle. But that much-loved racket could be rumbling away to another state if the company cannot bring down its labor costs. Harley-Davidson warned employees in April that it will move its Wisconsin manufacturing operations elsewhere if it cannot cut millions of dollars at the factories that build the bikes known as “Milwaukee Iron.”
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