Labor Contract Talks Are Underway At John Deere & Company – 08/28/09
By Doug Cunningham
Talks are underway on a new contract between the UAW and John Deere & Company. The union says its goal is an agreement that benefits the approximately 9500 John Deere workers it represents, the company and the communities where John Deere employees work and live. The current contract expires September 30th. The talks will affect John Deere operations in Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Georgia and Colorado.