MOLINE, Ill., Aug. 17, 2021 /CNW/ -- Deere & Company
(NYSE: DE) and the International Union, United Automobile,
Aerospace, and Agricultural Implement Workers of America (UAW) have
started negotiations on a new labor agreement. The current six-year
master agreement covers approximately 10,100 production and
maintenance employees at 12 Deere facilities and expires on
In Iowa, the facilities are Davenport Works, Des Moines
Works, Dubuque Works, Ottumwa Works, and Waterloo Works, including
Tractor and Cab Assembly, Engine Works, and the Foundry.
In Illinois, the facilities are Harvester Works in East
Moline, North American Parts Distribution Center in Milan, and
the Seeding Group and Cylinder Division in Moline.
In Kansas, there is one facility, Coffeyville Works.
A separate agreement also is being negotiated to cover nearly
100 production and maintenance employees at Deere parts facilities
in Denver and Atlanta.
Over its history, Deere has worked constructively with organized
labor to provide competitive compensation and rewarding careers
allowing employees, their families, and communities to prosper.
"We are proud of the nearly 80 years of collaboration with our
employees and the UAW," Brad Morris,
vice president for labor relations at Deere & Company, said.
"We look forward to honoring the contributions of our employees
through the bargaining process and reaching an agreement that
demonstrates a vision for our shared success — and the success of
all those who rely on us — well into the future."
For more information, please visit one.deere.com.
About John Deere
Deere & Company
(www.JohnDeere.com) is a world leader in providing advanced
products, technology and services for customers whose work is
revolutionizing agriculture and construction — those who cultivate,
harvest, transform, enrich, and build upon the land to meet the
world's increasing need for food, fuel, shelter, and
SOURCE Deere & Company