Furloughs Impact Bombardier

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) Bombardier says it will put about 300 of its Learjet employees on furlough during the first half of the year.

The company said in a memo to employees that the furloughs will take place in two-week blocks over a six-week span.

The memo from vice president and general manager Ralph Acs on Friday that the furloughs involve production of the Learjet 70 and 75 and direct support staff members.

Employees will find out this month who is affected and what dates they will be furloughed.