Caterpillar Inc. has laid off about 60 employees at its South
The company is taking actions to reduce costs and better align
its workforce with its business needs, according to a statement.
As a result, the company has notified approximately 60
production employees that they will be placed on indefinite
layoff, effective April 14.
Caterpillar has its mining equipment division based in South
Milwaukee. Last year, the company shut factories and cut its
workforce worldwide, which included about 400 jobs in Milwaukee
and South Milwaukee.
We know this is difficult for our employees and their families,
but we must take steps to position the company for long-term
success, Caterpillar said in a statement.
Caterpillar is a manufacturer of construction and mining
equipment, diesel and natural gas engines and industrial gas