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  • As Summer Wears On, So Does Caterpillar Workers' Joliet Strike

    As Summer Wears On, So Does Caterpillar Workers' Joliet Strike

    It's been a long, hot summer for many working Americans, but perhaps none more so than the nearly 800 unionized employees at Caterpillar in Joliet, Ill., who have been walking the picket line in near-triple-digit heat on some days for nearly three months. Despite the oppressive temps, picketing workers... Continue Reading

  • Union Workers Strike At Illinois Caterpillar Plant

    Union Workers Strike At Illinois Caterpillar Plant

    JOLIET, Ill. (AP) -- Union workers have rejected Caterpillar Inc.'s latest contract offer and walked off the job at Caterpillar's plant in Joliet. Workers with picket signs lined up outside the plant early Tuesday. The contract expired at midnight for about 800 workers at the manufacturing plant. Continue Reading