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Deere announces tentative agreement with UAW

Deal is for a six-year term; company will not release other specifics publicly.


October 1, 2015
by PLANT Staff

MOLINE, Ill. — Deere & Company has reached a tentative agreement with the UAW to replace the six-year master labour contract that expired September 30.

The tentative agreement is for six years and will now be presented to members for a ratification vote. Other terms of the agreement will not be made public.

The UAW represents approximately 10,000 Deere manufacturing employees at 12 factories in Iowa, Illinois and Kansas. The master agreement covers manufacturing employees at John Deere facilities in Davenport, Ankeny, Dubuque, Ottumwa and Waterloo, Iowa; East Moline, Moline and Milan, Illinois; and Coffeyville, Kansas.

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