• John Deere employees go on strike at Iowa plants

    10 days ago - By Who TV

    ANKENY, Iowa- UAW workers for John Deere officially went on strike at midnight this morning. 90% of union members voted against a proposed contract agreement. Over 10,000 UAW members at John Deere set up pickets including hundreds in Iowa in Ankeny, Ottumwa, Dubuque, Davenport and Waterloo.
    “Our members at John Deere strive for the ability to earn a decent living, retire with dignity and establish work rules. we stay committed until our members' goals are achieved," said Vice President and director of the UAW's Agricultural Implement Department Chuck Browning in a statement.
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  • Film TV workers union says strike to start next week

    Film TV workers union says strike to start next week

    10 days ago - By My Sanantonio

    LOS ANGELES - The union representing film and television crews says its 60,000 members will begin a nationwide strike on Monday if it does not reach a deal that satisfies demands for fair and safe working conditions.
    A strike would bring a halt to filming on a broad swath of film and television productions and extend well beyond Hollywood, affecting productions in Georgia, New Mexico and other North American shoots.
    International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees International President Matthew Loeb said Wednesday that the strike would begin at 12:01 a.m. Monday unless an agreement is...
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