Ford announced Monday it is cutting 10 percent of its salaried staff worldwide, which is about 7,000 jobs.
Those workers affected will start to be notified Tuesday. Company officials would not offer details on the direct impact to Louisville, but Local 862 President Todd Dunn said hopefully it’s not very much.
Dunn believes many of those salaried workers took early retirements or were some employees who are being re-positioned.
In Louisville, Ford recently announced because the Navigator and Expeditions were selling so well, 550 employees from the Louisville Assembly plant would shift to the Kentucky truck plant to help meet growing demand.
About 500 U.S. workers will be notified this week with cuts to continue through August.