Bombardier Transportation layoffs 105 employees

Bombardier Transportation has implemented a temporary layoff of 105 employees at its Plattsburgh assembly plant.

Bombardier Transportation spokeswoman Maryanne Roberts said workers were told the news Tuesday.

"Yesterday, we had to inform some employees about a temporary adjustment in our workforce, effective today," she confirmed Wednesday afternoon.

Roberts said the layoffs involve about 65 production workers and 45 temporary employees.

About 210 people remain at work at the Plattsburgh plant after the layoffs, she said.

Source: Press Republican