Thread regarding Caterpillar Inc. layoffs

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CATERPILLAR demands that agencies and contractors cut the pay of employees, ok I guess I can understand that, then 2 weeks after that is done goes ahead and gives the ok for raises for CAT employees, unbelievable

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You are certainly one of the lucky ones. Congratulations on landing your new position during a pandemic!

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Post ID: @Gyot+15uhzYnx

Then stop supporting this kind of companies and resign whenever you can find another job! It’s only through massive departures and people who speak up that companies will change their ethics. I did it and now I’m happy I did it. My new company now is not laying off people but hiring new workers. So yes even during covid it’s possible when you’re not in the stock exchange

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Post ID: @tgaq+15uhzYnx

Sadly, Cat doesn't protect their "management" staff either. You just don't hear about these layoffs because they chalk them up to "restructuring the business unit" or "reorganizing." I've watched so many really good, hard-working people lose their jobs because they were in the wrong desk at the wrong time. Frankly, we're ALL contractors. Wall Street manages Caterpillar. The company is run by the Board (move to Dearfield, anyone?) - fellow CEOs looking out for each other, not what's best for the company in the long-run. My sincere sympathies to all those affected by job loss, furlough, and wage cuts. We don't deserve it and we didn't earn it.

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Post ID: @fpcr+15uhzYnx

That is what happens when you hire to many employees and at Cat the culture is to protect each other weather the person does good, bad or even no job. The funny thing is they cringe when they hire consultants or agencies since they feel their job is threatened. There is simply too much fat in this company especially in the Illinois offices.

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