December 18, 2008

Caterpillar to lay off more than 800 in Illinois

Filed under: Technology — 7macaw @ 12:56 pm
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According to Chicago Tribune: “Caterpillar Inc., hit by a drop in demand for diesel engines, disclosed Thursday that it plans to indefinitely lay off 814 production workers at its engine assembly plant in Mossville[, IL].

The heavy-equipment giant said the layoffs will begin on Feb 23.”

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