The company called the deal "groundbreaking." Analysts say it's good news for the Quad-Cities.
DAVENPORT, Iowa — Voting started Wednesday for more than 10,000 striking Deere & Co. employees.
Ballots are being counted for the more than 10,000 members of the International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace, and Agricultural Implement Workers of America on the third ratification vote of the over month-long strike.
The most recent voted-down tentative agreement is Deere & Co.'s last, best, and final offer, according to Jen Hartmann, director of public relations for Deere.
Workers at Deere & Co. rejected a contract offer Tuesday that would have given them 10% raises and decided to remain on strike in the hope…
The UAW and Deere reached a new tentative agreement on Saturday which offers improved wages and benefits compared to the initial agreement, which was overwhelmingly voted down on Oct. 10.
UAW locals are putting in additional safety protocols for members on the picket line after the death of Richard Rich, a Local 79 member.
A Deere worker died crossing the street to a picket line in Milan, Illinois. Other workers say they'd complained to the city about burnt out streetlights at the intersection.
A vehicle struck and killed a United Auto Workers member Wednesday as he was walking to a picket line to join striking workers outside a John Deere distribution plant in northwest Illinois, the union and police said.
A 56-year-old Deere employee was struck and killed walking to the picket line at John Deere Parts Distribution Center in Milan, Illinois, this morning.
“Deere is counting on us to run out of money before them, that's true,” said one union member. “What they aren't counting on is our commitment to this strike and our ability to outlast them."
Thousands of workers are preparing to picket tonight unless the parties can resolve a bitter contract dispute.
The largest union in Illinois has filed a motion to join the fight against a Madison County lawsuit over COVID-19 safety mitigations.
The vast majority of United Auto Workers union members rejected a contract offer from Deere & Co. Sunday that would have delivered at least 5% raises to the workers who make John Deere tractors and other equipment.
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