Striking Deere Workers Hold Out For Better Deal

By Jonah Furman, Labor Notes. -

A month into the nation’s largest work stoppage, striking John Deere workers are holding out for a better deal. For the second time in a month, 10,000 Auto Workers at John Deere stunned both [...]

Farmers In Solidarity With Striking Workers

By Julie Keown-Bomar, In These Times. -

It’s going to be a very good year for the top dogs and shareholders at Deere & Co. The Iowa-based equipment manufacturer says it earned more in the first nine months of its fiscal year than [...]

John Deere Workers Hold The Line And Vote Down Second Contract Offer

By Tatiana Cozzarelli, Left Voice. -

Striking John Deere employees rejected a second contract offer on Tuesday. After decades of austerity contracts with cuts to pensions, healthcare, and wages, workers at the farm equipment [...]

Judge Sides With John Deere Strikers In Case Over Tactics

By Lexi Lonas, The Hill. -

Iowa - A judge has sided with striking John Deere employees in a case over whether their protesting tactics were permissible at a site in Des Moines. District Court Judge Paul Scott ruled on [...]

The Strike Wave Is A Sign We Need More New Union Organizing

By Hamilton Nolan, In These Times. -

Ten thousand John Deere workers went on strike today. Sixty thousand IATSE members may be on strike by Monday. They will join the thousands of nurses, miners, hospital workers, factory workers, [...]

Over 10,000 Deere Workers Launch First Strike In 35 Years

Approximately 10,100 workers at agricultural equipment giant Deere and Company began to strike at midnight Central Time early Thursday morning. The workers are located at plants in Iowa, Illinois [...]