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Once used mostly to move luxury cars, leasing has reached record levels, helped by easing credit restrictions and a move downmarket. Leases on Jaguars and BMWs remain plentiful, but the most-leased cars in America are now the Honda Civic, Toyota Camry,...
Tribune reporterCaterpillar Inc. on Friday said that it will lay off about a third of the workers in its South Milwaukee plant in 10 days because of lower demand for the mining equipment the Peoria-based heavy equipment manufacturer makes there. The move will affect...
In ratifying a six-year contract with Caterpillar Inc. on Tuesday, workers in South Milwaukee, Wis., opened the door to a multiple system of wages that is key to the global company's flexible workforce. Ross Winklbauer, a United Steelworkers...
The frequent rains that have soaked Iowa this year have left many corn and soybean fields unplanted or with flooded areas. Many producers are wondering what options they have under their multiple peril crop insurance (MPCI) policies. Q What should a...
ReutersBAGHDAD (Reuters) - No agreement has been reached between Iraq and Kurdistan on payments to oil companies working in the autonomous region despite a meeting this week between Baghdad and Kurdish leaders, Deputy Prime Minister Hussain al-Shahristani said...
In Glendale, utility workers found their paychecks a little smaller last week — the price of the inability of their union, the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local 18, to negotiate an initial contract two years after winning the...
Chicago Tribune reporterCaterpillar workers in South Milwaukee, Wis., on Tuesday ratified a contract they said it was slightly better than the one the earth-moving equipment maker offered in late April. “With negotiations behind us, our union can remain focused on...
When the tires on their Dodge Caravan had worn so thin that the steel belts were showing through, Don and Florence Cherry couldn't afford to buy a new set. So they decided to rent instead. The Rich Square, N.C., couple last September agreed to pay...
Tribune reporterCaterpillar workers in South Milwaukee are set to vote Tuesday on a new contract proposal that's "slightly better" than the one the earth-moving equipment maker offered in late April. Peoria-based Caterpillar sweetened the six-year deal by offering an...
While the art of the handshake deal has been a long-accepted practice in the South Dakota grain-buying world, the state Public Utilities Commission is right in trying to further formalize those expensive agreements and protect farmers. Commonly,...
PIERRE — The escalating price for building the new State Veterans Home at Hot Springs really shouldn’t come as a surprise. Whether a home or a business or a public project, the price tag quite often winds up higher than planned. For...
Metra is considering hiring a firm for $825,000 to figure out how to revamp its fare payment structure and integrate it with the CTA's new Ventra system, but — in a switch — officials are worried that the consultant might be charging too...
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