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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...
Tags: Employees, Unemployment, Vehicles, Collective Contract, Unions
Margaret Mae Hulse, 98, of Mt. Aetna Road, Hagerstown, Md., and formerly of Peoria, Ill., passed away Monday June 10, 2013. Born March 11, 1915, in Peoria, she was the daughter of the late Herman H. and Amelia A. (Strus) Petzing. She was preceded in...
PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — The director of Boy Scouts of America says he's disappointed Caterpillar Inc. will no longer give money to the group. But Deron Smith on Thursday thanked the Peoria-based heavy equipment manufacturer for its past support....
When workers at a mining equipment factory in South Milwaukee learned that Caterpillar Inc. would become their new employer, some got nervous about their future. "I got a sick stomach right there and then," said Barry Lewis, one of a handful of workers...
Tribune reporterCaterpillar Inc. and the United Steelworkers in South Milwaukee have reached a tentative six-year agreement, the Peoria-based earth moving equipment maker said in a statement Thursday. The union has scheduled a ratification vote June 11. The...
Liberal arts skills Doug Oberhelman, CEO of Caterpillar Inc., says he "can't employ philosophers in manufacturing in the United States." I would suggest that that attitude is one of the problems facing his company and others. A liberal arts degree...
Tribune reporterContract negotiations between Caterpillar Inc. and workers in South Milwaukee are scheduled to continue next week, according to union officials. The Peoria-based earth moving equipment maker met with officials of the United Steelworkers union on Thursday...
Tribune staff reporterCaterpillar Inc. and the United Steelworkers Local 1343 in Milwaukee are set to return to the negotiating table on Thursday, the Peoria-based company said in a statement. ?Negotiations had stalled on May 8. Production workers at the company’s...
State Treasurer Denise L. Nappier is ramping up her shareholder activism, joining critics of Caterpillar Inc. who are pushing the mining and construction equipment giant to exit Sudan. Using the power of the state's $26 billion retirement fund, Nappier...
Tags: Justice and Rights, Massacres, Sudan, Hate Crimes, Human Rights
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