Update, November 18: The UAW has informed Deere & Company that its production and maintenance employees have voted to ratify new six-year collective bargaining agreements that cover more than 10,000 workers at 14 John Deere facilities across the United States. Read more here.
John Deere and Company has made a “last, best and final offer” to the UAW negotiating team that includes modest modifications to the last tentative agreement presented for ratification on November 2nd, the UAW has announced.
The UAW has presented the company’s offer for ratification, and the agreement will receive a ratification vote by the local unions. Multiple sources report that the results of the vote will be reported on Wednesday, November 16.
The strike continues through the ratification vote.
UAW workers rejected the second contract proposal earlier this month.