The union representing more than 800 workers at the Caterpillar plant in South Milwaukee has rejected the company’s contract offer.
United Steel Workers are set to vote Tuesday on a proposed six-year contract with Caterpillar Inc.
Published: April 22, 2013
Caterpillar says its first-quarter net income shrank and it predicted smaller 2013 sales and profits because its mining business is slowing down.
Published: April 5, 2013
Caterpillar Inc. says it plans to lay off more than 460 employees this June at its plant in Decatur.
Wisconsin union officials questioned Caterpillar Inc.’s plans to temporarily lay off up to 300 workers in the Milwaukee area after the company’s CEO called for more visas for foreign engineers and a path to legal status for workers who entered the country illegally .
Published: March 14, 2013
Tags: Caterpillar, International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers, MATC, United Steelworkers Local 1343, welders
A labor union has accused Caterpillar Inc. of training nonunion workers as replacements in case next month’s labor negotiations stall.
Caterpillar Inc. says an explosion at one of its southern Illinois sites where mining equipment is repaired has hospitalized one worker and destroyed a building.
Published: January 28, 2013
Caterpillar’s fourth-quarter net income fell by half after it took a big charge for a deal in China that went bad, and because of slower growth in China and economic uncertainty in the U.S. and Europe.
Caterpillar says it plans to close its plant in southern Minnesota and shift work to Wisconsin and Georgia.
Caterpillar Inc. says it will continue to idle factories and cut production into next year due to a slowdown in demand for its mining and construction equipment.