January 27, 2023 – Main table negotiations began January 23, with the company and union exchanging Central Agreement labor contract and benefits proposals. This included the opportunity for both parties to ask for clarifications and questions regarding each other’s proposals. Subcommittee negotiations start on Monday, January 30.
January 20, 2023: Negotiations on the four local agreements between Caterpillar and the United Auto Workers concluded on January 20. Central bargaining will begin the week of January 23.
January 13, 2023: Negotiations on the four local agreements are occurring this week and will continue next week between Caterpillar and the United Auto Workers with the goal of concluding those negotiations by January 20. The teams will return for Central bargaining the week of January 23.
January 9, 2023: On January 5, Caterpillar and the United Auto Workers opened negotiations for a new labor agreement. The current agreement expires on March 1, 2023. The parties will begin negotiations on the four local agreements on January 9, and aim to conclude those negotiations by January 20. We will then begin negotiations on the Central Agreement the week of January 23. We will bargain in good faith and aim to reach an agreement that positions Caterpillar, our facilities and our employees to compete and succeed into the future.