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Polaris realigns, eliminating 110 positions | Star Tribune

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Are 110 layoffs a significant fraction of the total Polaris employees? Perhaps I've answered my own question. A google search of "polaris number of employees" and ignoring the unsourced Wikipedia result of 3000 led me to the Polaris website: About Polaris - Creed - Values - Management Team which indicates 8100 employees. Thus, 110 layoffs is only 1.35% of their employees. Of course a problem for those people laid off but hardly a "Big Layoff".

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To fire 110 workers is peanuts for a swine .... And Polaris doesn't feel 1,10 thing.....

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If Polaris had no qualms about murdering Victory, letting go of 110 employees to Polaris is like taking a piss. It feels good and is a relief.

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I wonder how many of those positions lost were due to them planning more manufacturing in Mexico, Poland, and India?

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I wonder how many of those positions lost were due to them planning more manufacturing in Mexico, Poland, and India?
seems only fitting that Indians be made in India though dont it.
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I wonder how much the guy will get for losing his arm and how many more have a lawsuit against them

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I wonder how much the guy will get for losing his arm and how many more have a lawsuit against them
I don't follow this at all. What are you talking about VJ? Did I miss something? Did someone lose an arm? Is this a pun or joke related to a previous post? If so, it went right over my head.

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Vinish,
The arm story is part of the link VJ posted:


Last week, Texas resident Frederick Keith became the latest to sue Polaris, claiming product defect issues. Keith alleged his arm was crushed and later amputated after the Polaris RZR four-wheeler he was on rolled over during an April 2016 ride in Utah.

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The arm story is part of the link VJ posted:


Last week, Texas resident Frederick Keith became the latest to sue Polaris, claiming product defect issues. Keith alleged his arm was crushed and later amputated after the Polaris RZR four-wheeler he was on rolled over during an April 2016 ride in Utah.
Thanks. I guess I missed that part. I appreciate you pointing it out. Sorry VJ for not understanding.

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