Caterpillar laying off workers nationwide

By WEEK Producer

Caterpillar laying off workers nationwide

September 30, 2013 Updated Sep 30, 2013 at 5:30 PM CDT

PEORIA, Ill. -- Caterpillar Incorporated is sending out layoff notices to workers across the country.

Some of those layoffs are in the Peoria area, but the company is not giving out any numbers.

Caterpillar's segment of the mining industry has been under-performing and both union, support and management positions are being cut. 

In July, company CEO Doug Oberhelman released a statement saying Caterpillar would be "taking additional cost reduction measures in the second half of 2013".

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