Milan John Deere Elements Distribution Middle
Milan’s picket line centered round a barrel fireplace and pile of firewood, protecting union employees heat throughout a chilly, drizzly morning.
Over 20 employees lined the 2 entrances to the Milan plant, holding indicators studying “UAW on strike” and “UAW on strike for improved advantages” in entrance of the massive John Deere emblem additional down the driveway.
Honks from passing vehicles have been met with comfortable cheers from union members whereas employees who crossed the picket line have been principally met with silence. Extra employees arrived because the morning went on and Milan employees anticipated the group to develop this afternoon and tomorrow morning.
Milan employees hoped that the strike would finish shortly, however have been ready to proceed the strike till they acquired elevated advantages.
John Deere Davenport Works
Over 50 union employees lined the 2 entrances for the Davenport plant Thursday morning.
Many of the employees arrived at their put up earlier than dawn, bundled in sweatshirts and hats to brace towards the early fall chilly. The highway was affected by white and blue indicators studying “UAW on strike.”
A stream of honks from passing vehicles expressing solidarity with the employees was at all times met with cheers from the group. When employees crossed the picket line to enter the plant, raucous “boos” and center fingers have been collectively shared throughout the group.