UAW union employees vote to accept the John Deere contract

NEWS STARTS RIGHT NOW WITH BREAKING NEWS “> BREAKING NEWS AT 9 AM – JOHN DEERE STRIKE IS OVER! , THAT THE WORKERS SHOULD RETURN TO WORK AT THEIR NORMAL TIME TOMORROW.

UAW union employees vote to accept the John Deere contract

Union workers for John Deere will return to work after accepting the latest contract from the company. On Wednesday night, United Auto Workers voted on the third contract offered by John Deere. Of those who voted, 61% voted yes and 39% voted no. UAW has told union workers that the third shift is voluntary Wednesday night, as they have just passed the most recent contract. Everyone else is expected to return to work Thursday. Nearly 10,000 union workers had been on strike for more than a month after rejecting the first contract. The second contract was voted down on November 2, which would have given members an immediate 10% increase and what John Deere called the industry’s best salaries and benefits. Last week, the UAW warned union employees that this contract would be the “last, best and final offer.

Union workers for John Deere will return to work after accepting the latest contract from the company.

On Wednesday night, United Auto Workers voted on the third contract offered by John Deere. Of those who voted, 61% voted yes and 39% voted no.

UAW has told union workers that the third shift is voluntary Wednesday night, as they have just passed the most recent contract. Everyone else is expected to return to work Thursday.

Nearly 10,000 union workers had been on strike for more than a month after rejecting the first contract. That second contract was voted down on November 2, which would have given members an immediate 10% increase and what John Deere called the industry’s best salaries and benefits.

Last week, the UAW warned union employees that this contract would be the “last, best and final” offer.

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