That still leaves the majority of the cuts hitting white-collar workers and Canadians.
Jerry Dias, national president of Unifor, said the union will fight against the planned move “tooth and nail.”
The retailer expects to cut 7,500 jobs worldwide as it addresses urbanization, new technology and digitalization.
Swiss pharmaceuticals giant hopes to lower its overall headcount worldwide to below 100,000, from about 126,000 today.
Will take place in the fourth quarter this year and include about 30 staff and 50 hourly positions.
Closures were to last 10 months, but uranium market has not improved enough to restart the sites.
Company says closure will impact fewer than 100 plant workers.
Carrier announced in 2016 that it would close the Indianapolis plant and cut 1,400 jobs to save $65 million.
Move is part of restructuring plans announced last fall to eliminate 7,500 transportation and aerospace jobs around the world.
Closings are part of a cost-cutting plan as the company tries to wrangle falling sales.
Voluntary early retirement and separation packages will be offered to about 15,300 workers, including 600 in Canada.
Most of the layoffs will come from hourly employees outside of the US.
Automaker says the job cuts will save $4 billion annually.
Automaker says moves are meant to align production to demand for the cars.
Police say incidents of domestic violence are up 36%, the highest since 2004.