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Appeals court strips class action status from wage suit vs Caterpillar labor supplier; claims too diverse

By Dan Churney | Sep 28, 2017

A downstate appellate court has stripped class-action status from a suit against a Caterpillar contractor, which claimed the labor supplier chiseled workers out of overtime pay, saying the 100 claims in the case are too differentiated to pursue as a class.

Ford Motor Company, others accused of including asbestos in their products

By Louie Torres | Sep 23, 2017

A family is suing several companies over a relative's exposure to asbestos.

Caterpillar secures win in age discrimination case over elimination of benefits package for laid off workers

By Charmaine Little | Sep 15, 2017

A federal judge has bulldozed a lawsuit against Caterpillar, which accused the Peoria-based heavy equipment manufacturer of discriminating against its older workers when it eliminated a supplemental unemployment benefit program for workers laid off at its plant in Joliet.

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