John Deere Union Workers Accept 6-Year Contract With UAW

October 5, 2015



United Auto Workers (UAW) approved a six-year contract covering 10,000 John Deere employees across 12 factories in Illinois, Iowa and Kansas, reports WQAD8.

The 17-page contract includes the following new conditions:

  • An agreement that no plants will close;
  • Union workers will get increased paid-time off;
  • Pension improvements;
  • 89 paid holidays over the six; and
  • A $3,500 bonus.