Caterpillar Employees Ratify Six-Year Contract

March 7, 2011

The United Auto Workers Union yesterday ratified a new six-year contract with Caterpillar.

The agreement covers 9,500 hourly production and maintenance workers at Caterpillar plants in Illinois, Colorado, Pennsylvania and Tennessee. Sunday's vote ended the smoothest contract negotiations between the UAW and the Peoria, Ill.-based company in recent memory.

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Source: Bob Tita, Wall Street Journal