John Deere employees on strike
John Deere workers are striking at all 14 of their manufacturing plants across the country, four of which are in Illinois — including their headquarters in Moline. This follows the trend of many labor strikes across the country. Almost 40 workplaces nationwide have gone on strike since the start of August, including workers at Nabisco, Kaiser Health, and Kellogg. The 21st was joined by reporters from the Quad Cities who have been covering the story.
Reporter for the Quad Cities Times
News Director at WVIK in the Quad Cities
The latest on Deere: scenes from the picket lines this morning, words from picketers, how the UAW strike fits into the national “strike wave,” and info from labor experts https://t.co/baK6erlsNN— Cara Smith (@cara_smitt) October 15, 2021
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