EMD Lockout – Ingersoll City May Not Buy Caterpillar

Ingersoll’s City Council is considering not buying Caterpillar backhoe.  Dan Borthwick, President of CAW Local 88 is asking council to buy a higher price competitor so that the city can make a strong political statement.  The decision has been defer to the next meeting of council on March 12.  You can read the CBC News report at:

http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/windsor/story/2012/02/15/wdr-electro-motive-caterpillar-ingersoll.html

Thanks to Kim Crump for letting me know about this action.

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