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Denison, TX closure and layoffs

The Denison, TX mining facility management continues to make poor decisions resulting in continuing layoffs. Spending millions to update paint facilities only to demolish a year later. Closing the Van Alstyne warehouse to move inventory back into the... read more


My department... (authorizations-logistics). Will all be transferred to India. We are training our replacements .

CAT pays no attention to its own code of conduct

Big Yellow proves every day that it pays no attention to its own code of conduct and no ethics when it relates to "adjusting production to meet demand". They are convinced this quote provides reason for their actions. As I heard in a song today they... read more

Caterpillar Layoffs 2017

I spent last 10 years with our company and it'd be a real shame if they were to decide to lay people off from our offices in Peoria.

Not the company that I hired into...

This link details how CAT is laying off american engineers at the same time requesting more H1B visas.

CAT Job Cuts in Belgium (Oh, Well...)

It never stops... MOSSVILLE – Caterpillar announced the closure of a plant in Belgium and now it’s impacting jobs here at home. The company has announced another round of layoffs, in Illinois. Hundreds of employees at two sites in Mossville received... read more

Cat layoffs 2016

I had friends who accepted job offers at Caterpillar and the company waited until they moved out to the middle of nowhere, rented apartments, and uprooted their lives before telling them that their jobs were no longer available. My school actually... read more


corporate greed out source jobs the company has done this for years laying workers off then out source the job .the company has done this for years' a person working at one of these companies a family of 4 still qualifies for food stamps. now buses... read more


300+ support and management employees at Building AC and the Tech Center in Mossville

Not the end of it

They used the terms reduce & consolidate long before last Fall (2105) when they laid off 5000. Or excuse me 1/2 were quote "voluntary"! A few years ago when they predicted better years for the end of 14 and better yet in 15 & 16 they used the same... read more

I saw a list of names

I saw a list of names for layoff on 8-29 that included ~30 engineers, 15 of which I worked directly with at some point, 3 of which were former SG25-26 bosses of mine. Even heard of a couple of SG 28-30 managers "encouraged" to retire.

Help's coming

The company will try to place the impacted employees, who are in primarily engineering functions, in other available positions throughout the company — or help them in their transition to a new job outside of Caterpillar

Mossville and East Peoria Layoffs

Blood bath in Mossville and East Peoria commences tomorrow... Will conclude by week's end. Over 1750 packing boxes have been ordered and a few buildings have blocked all of their conference rooms through Wednesday for 'maintenance'. I'm an agency... read more

The Tech Center Layoffs

The Tech Center let over 150 people go on Friday the 26th, no news coverage, just the way Cat likes it. No contractors were let go. A manager was said to have responded that they want to keep their flexible work force for future layoffs now. They are... read more

ACSD / PD&GT Layoffs To Begin 8/29/16

Blood bath in Mossville and East Peoria commences tomorrow... Will conclude by week's end. Over 1750 packing boxes have been ordered and a few buildings have blocked all of their conference rooms through Wednesday for 'maintenance'. I'm an agency... read more

CEO should go

All the acquisitions and JV under Doug Ober are worst decisions in the corporate sector and he should lead the way not small time employees. Current GP Denise Johnson has nothing to her credit in her career but leading the charge of Lean management... read more

Caterpillar lays off engineers

That's what I heard, I left on my own in 2015 to pursue work as an independent contractor as I thought that I might be more in charge of when I leave and what kind of projects I work on. Engineers get bored quickly and I needed challenge - Layoffs is... read more
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I've been laid off from the Decatur plant since February '08 it's not fun working for CAT.

Finance Services Division - Peoria

Do you expect any cuts in Caterpillar's Finance Services Division in Peoria. There is a ton of rumors but it's mostly driven by speculation. I wanted to see if someone had some specific info on how things will play out in light of the announcements... read more
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Caterpillar Layoffs 2016

What is the likelihood of Caterpillar layoffs in Peoria in 2016? Please let me know if you have any information.
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Job Reductions at Caterpillar

Just a quick message on layoffs at Caterpillar... It's all over news that in year 2016, Caterpillar’s revenues and sales are expected to be about 5 percent below 2015, not good, you would have to agreee. The first time in Caterpillar's 90-year... read more

Lafayette, IN Layoffs

A plant to close in Lafayette, Cat will cut around 250 people, 200 contractors and 50 employees will lose jobs
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2015 Layoffs at Caterpillar

Do you have any information about possible layoffs we might be having in Q3 and Q4 on the IT side. I heard that a major reorg might be coming and that many jobs will be cut. I know that I cannot change anything, but wanted to see how realistic this... read more

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