Workers march over Caterpillar job cuts

An estimated 5,000 people marched through the Belgian town of Charerloi, police said on Friday, in protest at planned job cuts by machinery maker Caterpillar.

Early this month, the US-based firm said as many as 2,000 positions could go at its factory in Gosselies.

Executives say they plan to move production shifts to other facilities worldwide.

The company is undergoing a cost-cutting exercise and wants to slash 10,000 jobs by the end of 2018.

Unions and workers organised the demonstration, …
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