(Reuters) - Caterpillar Inc said Thursday that a bid by the United Steelworkers Union to re-open contract talks on behalf of workers in Milwaukee who make mining machinery had not resulted in a breakthrough and that no new meetings between the two sides were scheduled. The existing contract, which covers 800 workers that Caterpillar inherited with its 2010 purchase of...
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The new owner of the former Warehouse Sports outdoor and sporting equipment outlets in Spokane and Coeur d’Alene will close the two stores in mid-March.
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Rolling layoffs at area Caterpillar Inc. production plants have begun and are expected to continue through May, a union official said Wednesday. “Rolling layoffs that started in January will probably go on until May. We thought things might turn around by April but it doesn’t look like they are,” said Randy Stevens, vice president of United Auto Workers Local 974, which...
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As a precautionary measure, Caterpillar Inc. is shutting down its East Peoria campus on Sunday.
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ATHENS, Ga. — The first group of Caterpillar workers is moving in to office space at the company’s new Georgia plant.
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Gunshots Tuesday morning at a Spokane Valley warehouse uncovered an ongoing gang-related federal investigation. Spokane County Sheriff’s Deputy Craig Chamberlin said a man arrived at a sheriff’s precinct in the Valley and reported another man had fired a shot at him just before 7 a.m. near the warehouse at 316 S. Dishman Road.
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Members of the United Steel Workers in Wisconsin are set to vote Tuesday on a proposed six-year contract with Caterpillar Inc. that would freeze wages, increase health care costs and give senior employees fewer protections.
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About 800 Caterpillar workers in South Milwaukee, Wis., are voting on a six-year contract offer from the heavy-equipment maker.
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Heavy equipment giant Caterpillar Inc. says it is closing a tunnel-boring machine factory in Toronto by mid-2014, throwing 330 workers out of a job.
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SPOKANE (AP) - A postal workers union in Spokane says two letters that appeared to contain the deadly poison ricin have been found. One of the letters was addressed to the Spokane Post Office and the other was addressed to a federal judge in Spokane. Preliminary tests indicate both letters con
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