Tuesday, August 30, 2016
CAT Begins Layoffs
The job cuts at CAT are the result of a new division focusing on research, technology and product development.
Most of the job cuts are in engineering.
Caterpillar is trying to find them other positions within the company, or have outplacement services to help them find new jobs at other companies. In addition, workers being laid off are getting severance packages.
Stock is currently down in the 91-year old manufacturing company as they adjust and adapt to technological changes. Spokesman for CAT said the layoffs will take affect 60 days from Aug. 29th.
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