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Caterpillar Layoffs

The Dreadful Caterpillar Strike

David Macaray | Posted 10.20.2012 | Business
David Macaray

While bottom-line fundamentalists like Caterpillar proudly see themselves as benefactors to their stockholders, what they are, in fact, is subverters of the American Dream. And if labor unions can't put the brakes on this thing, who can?

Major Manufacturer Faces Huge Strike

Reuters | Posted 07.01.2012 | Business

* 800 workers on strike after expired contract * Caterpillar utilizing replacement workers * IAM says negotiations are n...

Caterpillar Plant: French Workers Detain Bosses

AP | THIERRY BOINET | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

GRENOBLE, France — Angry French workers facing layoffs at a Caterpillar factory held four of their bosses Tuesday at the U.S. manufacturer's pla...

Caterpillar Lays Off Thousands In 3 States, 1,726 At 2 Illinois Plants

AP | DANIEL LOVERING | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

PITTSBURGH — Caterpillar Inc. on Tuesday announced plans to lay off more than 2,400 employees at five plants in Illinois, Indiana and Georgia as...

Caterpillar To Lay Off 2,454 Workers In 3 States

AP | DANIEL LOVERING | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

PITTSBURGH — Caterpillar Inc. on Tuesday announced plans to lay off more than 2,400 employees at five plants in Illinois, Indiana and Georgia as...

Job-Killing Recession Racks Up More Layoff Victims

AP | JEANNINE AVERSA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — The recession is killing jobs at an alarming pace, with tens of thousands of new layoffs announced Monday by some of the biggest na...