Deere, Striking Union to Return to Bargaining Table Thursday (1)

Nov. 10, 2021, 7:41 PM

Deere & Co. and the United Auto Workers representing some 10,000 striking workers will return to the bargaining table Thursday, according to people familiar with the matter.

It’s the first time the two sides have met in more than a week, after union members rejected in a 55% to 45% vote a tentative agreement that would have increased wages by 10% in the first year of a six year contract and included a $8,500 signing bonus for every worker. Conversations have been ongoing, but this is the first formal sitdown to negotiate the next steps in reaching a ratified deal, ...

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