TITLE

Moving mountains on a picket line

AUTHOR(S)
Glastris, P.
PUB. DATE
April 1992
SOURCE
U.S. News & World Report;4/20/92, Vol. 112 Issue 15, p20
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Depicts the progress of Caterpillar Inc.'s five-month-long strike in East Peoria, Ill., by hundreds of the giant bulldozer plant's employees. The enemy Caterpillar Chairman Donald Fites; Fear of management's threat to hire replacement workers; Reason for the standoff that occurred last week; The meaning of union seniority rules; How Caterpillar is challenging `pattern bargaining'; Previous strike in 1982; The risk taken by both Caterpillar and its strikers.
ACCESSION #
9204202956

 

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