MOLINE, Ill., Oct. 1, 2021 /CNW/ -- Deere
& Company (NYSE:
DE) and the International Union, United
Automobile, Aerospace and Agricultural Implement
Workers of America (UAW) have reached a
agreement on a new six-year labor agreement
covering approximately 10,100 production and
maintenance employees at 12 facilities in Iowa,
Illinois, and Kansas.
Deere and the UAW have also reached
a tentative agreement on a new six-year
labor agreement covering nearly 100 production and
maintenance employees at Deere parts facilities
in Denver and Atlanta.
"After six weeks of
negotiations, John Deere and the UAW have reached a tentative agreement
that honors the enormous contributions of
John Deere's production and maintenance
employees and builds a strong foundation
for our shared success in the future,"
said Brad Morris, vice president of labor relations
for Deere & Company.
"Through this agreement, John Deere reinforces our longstanding
commitment to provide employees the opportunities to earn the best
wages and most comprehensive benefits in the agriculture and
Deere production and maintenance employees
will have time to
review the terms of the tentative
agreement before a ratification vote. All Deere
operations will continue as scheduled.
For future updates, please visit one.deere.com.
SOURCE Deere & Company