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President-elect Donald Trump(R) and Vice President-elect Governor Mike Pence visit the Carrier air conditioning and heating company in Indianapolis, Indiana on December 1, 2016.
A new round of layoffs is taking effect at the Carrier factory in Indianapolis.
The company says about 215 people are being let go starting Thursday, leaving about 1,100 workers at the plant. That’s down from some 1,600 factory and office jobs when Carrier announced plans in early 2016 to move production to Mexico.
The new layoffs follow about 340 job cuts from the factory in July.
President Donald Trump frequently criticized Carrier’s plant closing plans during the 2016 campaign. He traveled to the Indianapolis factory weeks after his election win to announce a tax-incentive agreement partially reversing the closure and keeping some 800 furnace production jobs.