Posts Tagged ‘Caterpillar’

May
2014
15

Senate Panel Finds Caterpillar Has Avoided $2.4B in Taxes by Offshoring Profits

Senate Panel Finds Caterpillar Has Avoided $2.4B in Taxes by Offshoring Profits
  A newly released report from the Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations shows that machinery giant and anti-union stalwart Caterpillar, Inc. avoided paying $2.4 billion in taxes by reorganizing its company to house the most profitable parts of its business in Switzerland.  The move is legal under current tax law but puts the...
Apr
2014
2

Sen. Rand Paul Says Caterpillar “Deserves an Award” for Dodging $2.4B in Taxes

Sen. Rand Paul Says Caterpillar
  Testifying before the Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations, representatives of Caterpillar, Inc. answered questions pertaining to a report that suggests the industrial giant has dodged $2.4 billion in taxes over the past decade.  Amazingly, the investigation’s discoveries split the subcommittee along partisan lines....
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May
2013
22

NLRB Grants USW Access to Caterpillar Facility for Safety Inspection Following Worker Fatality

  The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has sided with unions in a case pertaining to access to company facilities for health and safety inspections. The United Steelworkers took legal action following a fatal accident at a Caterpillar facility. In NLRB case No. 97, Caterpillar objected to the request for access to the facility claiming...