Thomasville workers included in Caterpillar furlough - WALB.com, South Georgia News, Weather, Sports

Thomasville workers included in Caterpillar furlough

October 15, 2002

Thomasville-- More than 150 people in Thomasville will be temporarily out of work.

The Caterpillar factory in Thomasville is one of five plants selected for the furlough. Another Georgia Caterpillar factory in Jefferson is also on the list. The furlough is expected to last one to three weeks and will impact more than 3,000 employees.

The Caterpillar plant in Thomasville produces fuel injectors for diesel engines. One-hundred-fifty-four people work at that plant, and company officials say nearly all of the workers will be layed-off. The temporary lay-off will most likely be in December.

The Thomasville plant has been in operation since 1998.

Posted at 3:35 p.m. by melissa.kill@walb.com

  • More WALB News10 HeadlinesMore News HeadlinesMore>>

  • DCP: Car stolen after keys left in running car

    DCP: Car stolen after keys left in running car

    Monday, November 20 2017 3:55 PM EST2017-11-20 20:55:20 GMT
    DCP said a car was stolen at this convenience store after the owner left it running (Source: WALB)DCP said a car was stolen at this convenience store after the owner left it running (Source: WALB)

    Here's a prime example of why police tell you never to leave your keys in a running car. Dougherty County Police said a man told officers someone stole his car, while it was left running in a convenience store parking lot.  

    More >>

    Here's a prime example of why police tell you never to leave your keys in a running car. Dougherty County Police said a man told officers someone stole his car, while it was left running in a convenience store parking lot.  

    More >>
  • Holly Drive mobile home cleanup underway

    Holly Drive mobile home cleanup underway

    Monday, November 20 2017 3:28 PM EST2017-11-20 20:28:49 GMT
    Debris removal is underway on Holly Drive. (Source: WALB)Debris removal is underway on Holly Drive. (Source: WALB)

    If you ride down Holley Drive in Albany, you'll notice some progress in the old Big Pine Estates mobile home park.  Crews recently started picking up debris in that area. 

    More >>

    If you ride down Holley Drive in Albany, you'll notice some progress in the old Big Pine Estates mobile home park.  Crews recently started picking up debris in that area. 

    More >>
  • Commissioners move forward with medical center plans

    Commissioners move forward with medical center plans

    Monday, November 20 2017 3:28 PM EST2017-11-20 20:28:32 GMT
    Planning is underway for the land around the proposed Lee County Medical Center. (Source: WALB)Planning is underway for the land around the proposed Lee County Medical Center. (Source: WALB)

    Lee County Commissioners have started moving forward with the proposed Lee County Medical Center.

    More >>

    Lee County Commissioners have started moving forward with the proposed Lee County Medical Center.

    More >>
Powered by Frankly