Latest Deere & Co News

Starbucks workers agree to union in Buffalo, NY

Jan. 21, 2022 14:54 PM EST

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Starbucks workers at a store in Buffalo, New York, voted to unionize on Thursday, the latest sign that the labor movement is stirring after decades of decline. The National Labor Relations Board said Thursday that workers voted 19-8 in favor of a union at the...

Amazon settles with NLRB to give workers power to organize

Dec. 23, 2021 19:02 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Under pressure to improve worker rights, Amazon has reached a settlement with the National Labor Relations Board to allow its employees to freely organize — and without retaliation. According to the settlement, the online behemoth Amazon said it would reach out to...

Supply shortages and emboldened workers: A changed economy

Dec. 20, 2021 10:56 AM EST

Employees at a fast-food restaurant in Sacramento, California, exasperated over working in stifling heat for low wages, demanded more pay and a new air conditioner — and got both. Customer orders poured in to an Italian auto supplier, which struggled to get hold of enough supplies...

Inflation is painfully high, but some relief may be coming

Dec. 12, 2021 14:54 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Inflation is painfully high, but this hopefully is close to as bad as it gets. Consumer prices rose 6.8% for the 12 months ending in November, a 39-year high. Many economists expect inflation to remain near this level a few more months but to then moderate through...

Gap, Nordstrom fall; Deere, Pure Storage rise

Nov. 24, 2021 16:22 PM EST

Stocks that traded heavily or had substantial price changes Wednesday: Autodesk Inc., down $47.10 to $256.90. The design software company warned investors the pace of its recovery is being impacted by supply chain problems and pressure from inflation....

Deere Q4 profit jumps 69% despite strike and supply problems

Nov. 24, 2021 12:40 PM EST

Deere & Co. said its fiscal fourth-quarter profit jumped 69% on strong sales of its agricultural and construction equipment despite a monthlong strike that began near the end of the period as well as ongoing supply chain problems. The Moline, Illinois-based company...

Editorial Roundup: Iowa

Nov. 22, 2021 10:11 AM EST

Dubuque Telegraph Herald. Nov. 21, 2021. Editorial: Dubuque community thankful for John Deere, its workers This week, as people from all walks of life take a moment to reflect on all they have to be grateful for, many in our community will give thanks...

Helmerich & Payne, Cisco fall; Macy's, Nvidia rise

Nov. 18, 2021 16:33 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that traded heavily or had substantial price changes Thursday: Nvidia Corp., up $24.14 to $316.75. The maker of graphics chips for gaming and artificial intelligence reported strong third-quarter financial results. ...

Deere workers approve 3rd contract offer, will end strike

Nov. 17, 2021 22:05 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — Deere & Co. workers approved a new contract Wednesday that will deliver 10% raises immediately and end a monthlong strike for more than 10,000 employees. The United Auto Workers union said 61% of its members approved the deal with the tractor maker on...

Boston museum workers on 1-day strike over pay, COVID safety

Nov. 17, 2021 17:19 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — Pandemic-weary workers at Boston’s Museum of Fine Arts went on a one-day strike Wednesday over stalled contract negotiations with management, the latest strike amid an monthslong uptick in labor action nationwide. Members of the Museum of Fine Arts Union...