John Deere Layoffs

Topics regarding layoffs at John Deere

Contingent Worker Prospects!

Dear Management, It was noted when I first got on as a contingent that if applied myself 100% and did outstanding work, I would easily get on. This has not been the case whatsoever. I have received excellent feedback and reviews for my work, and... —  read more 

Here come the layoffs

Wednesday sent out the "voluntary separation" emails. I suspect the job market currently will result in few people taking that, save for the early retirement people. Is this just the prelude to forced layoffs?

WQAD Coverage


Deere and Company employees at two Quad City locations were let go for good. On Tuesday, October 1, Ken Golden Global Relations Director, Ken laid off 50 employees of Harvester Works and 113 employees of Davenport Works indefinitely. The Harvester... —  read more 

Safety and quality

If you are about to join please note (based on my personal experience with John Deere - 31 months here): There will be some limited growth opportunities, Layoffs are possible, when things slow down layoffs are likely Management will talk about Safety... —  read more 

Product Quality needs to change

Deere makes a lot of good equipment but the hoods on the riding lawn mowers are causing reputation lose. There are more broke ones in service than there good ones. This problem could be easily fixed but it appears no one must care about the issue. —  read more 

Farming out depts at harvester east moline

Harvester is currently farming out depts... Shipping will be in a building across train tracks but won't be run by deere... 965 will be farmed out soon... Heard more welding depts will be gone... I'm assuming layoffs for harvester in years to come

Rumor: Waterloo Works major layoff Oct 3.

Supervisor told about a dozen of us today they will announce a major indefinite layoff Oct 3rd, said we could voluntarily take it early or show up until then, but that there is no work and we'd be doing nothing if we came in. Shop stew said he has... —  read more 

I will miss many good Union bros and sis.

There will only be about 93 wage employees working at seeding group building planters. March 14 is our layoff date. They are indefinitely laying off workers with 12+ years in. It's a terrible place to work now. With CMM cutting job rates, a crappy... —  read more 

AG Web Farm Journal

Falling grain prices continue to hurt John Deere. The Moline, Ill.-based Deere and Co. said Friday that it would lay off 910 workers in Iowa and Illinois, in yet another reduction in its American workforce. RELATED CONTENT Deere Lays Off 600 Workers... —  read more 

We can not afford to buy new machinery

This layoff was known by farmers to come. We can not afford to buy new machinery on half an income to what we received just two years ago. Could you city people buy new on half of your income? This has nothing to do with the governor. I am a hog... —  read more 

IL Layoffs

No company is leaving Illinois and Deere's not shifting the jobs elsewhere. The layoffs are due to very low demand. So yes IL economy sucks and Springfield keeps pouring gas on the fire but this is a result of the national and worldwide economy that... —  read more 

Q C Area layoffs.

Indefinite layoffs announced today, 150 at Harvester Works., 30 at Davenport Works.

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John Deere International Locations

Ballyknocken, Glenealy; Barnwood, Gloucestershire; Bruchsal, Baden-Wurttemberg; Burlington, Ontario; Campinas, SP; Carlisle, Cumbria; Carretera de Toledo; Chaoyang District, Beijing; Crestmead, Queensland; Cybercity, Magarpatta City; Derrimut... —  read more 

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John Deere Layoffs: 565 in Waterloo

"Three facilities were impacted in Waterloo. What happened in Waterloo was 90 were laid off at the foundry, 385 at the tractor factory and 90 at engine works.

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Maybe 175 at seeding

Meeting today at 1:30... Maybe a 60 day notice of 175 laid off in February?? Just a rumor so far

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