Caterpillar http://wuwm.com en Four Months On, South Milwaukee Coping With Caterpillar Layoffs http://wuwm.com/post/four-months-south-milwaukee-coping-caterpillar-layoffs <p></p><p>The city of South Milwaukee has taken a punch. Its largest employer Caterpillar has laid off nearly half its workforce in recent months.</p><p> Wed, 23 Oct 2013 06:00:00 +0000 Marti Mikkelson 16169 at http://wuwm.com Four Months On, South Milwaukee Coping With Caterpillar Layoffs Caterpillar Profit Plunges http://wuwm.com/post/caterpillar-profit-plunges <p></p><p>Peoria, Illinois based Caterpillar says second quarter profit fell 43 percent. Wed, 24 Jul 2013 13:25:15 +0000 Bob Bach 8970 at http://wuwm.com Caterpillar Profit Plunges Caterpillar and Local 1343 Reach Tentative Contract http://wuwm.com/post/caterpillar-and-local-1343-reach-tentative-contract <p>Union leaders representing 800 workers at Caterpillar's South Milwaukee plant and company negotiators have agreed on a tentative labor contract. Union members will vote on it June 11. Fri, 31 May 2013 15:23:11 +0000 Marge Pitrof 4654 at http://wuwm.com Caterpillar and Union Set to Start Negotiations in Early April http://wuwm.com/post/caterpillar-and-union-set-start-negotiations-early-april <p>In less than a week, contract negotiations will begin at Caterpillar in South Milwaukee. The talks will be the first since the company took over former Bucyrus International in 2010. Wed, 27 Mar 2013 14:39:46 +0000 LaToya Dennis 2062 at http://wuwm.com Caterpillar and Union Set to Start Negotiations in Early April Milwaukee Caterpillar Workers Watching Labor Dispute in Illinois http://wuwm.com/post/milwaukee-caterpillar-workers-watching-labor-dispute-illinois <p>Workers at the Caterpillar factory in South Milwaukee are closely watching a labor dispute at the company plant in Illinois. Caterpillar employees in Joliet have been on strike for three months. The company is seeking steep wage and pension concessions, and the union representing nearly 800 workers refuses to accept the demands. WUWM’s Erin Toner reports on speculation that the outcome of the dispute could be a bellwether for labor relations across the country. Wed, 25 Jul 2012 18:03:38 +0000 Erin Toner 2283 at http://wuwm.com Milwaukee Caterpillar Workers Watching Labor Dispute in Illinois