Do you think the strike will change anything?
There seems to be a lot of talk of an imminent strike. Think it's just both sides of the contract negotiations trying to bluff the other side?
New corporate word - employee separation?
It is funny how Deere tries to avoid harsh terminology while announcing "broad employee-separation programs that will be completed during the fourth quarter". After "reduction in force" this is such a new level of negative euphemisms. Are they trying... — read more
I was told yesterday to expect an email on "where you fit in Smart Industrial." Mine was a generic "you're doing the same job," but rumour has it Nov 4 is when the hammer is dropping. Anybody know how many are getting pink slips under the guise of... — read more
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
HR wants us to update our resume for some reason?
HR hosted a couple "Resume Workshop" meeting this week. My cynical nature tells me this is because layoffs are coming, and HR wants to look like good guys.
Is laying off 82 people effective August 3rd.
US employees voluntary seperations
Looks like voluntary seperation has been offered to majority of US employees with involuntary after. Any idea on what employee numbers will be after this?
Deere laying off people due to Coronavirus
Hearing rumors and not sure if this is true.
I hear that work stopped today due to coronavirus
Not 100% sure but that's what I've heard
How Many People Work Here at John Deere???
What's the total employee count for John Deere as of 2019 or 2020?
105 to be laid off in Dubuque / forestry and construction equipment
John Deere Dubuque Works announces 105 layoffs effective in April FEBRUARY 08, 2020 John Deere Dubuque Iowa Works announced Friday that it will be laying off 105 employees. According to the public relations manager, Dan Bernick, the layoffs... — 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?
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
Waterloo Layoffs? 9/22/19
Anyone heard anything about if there are layoffs coming to waterloo?
Davenport just laid off 113 people
No media coverage, nobody talks about - it's a shame. So many good people lost. Shame!!!
John Deere announces layoffs at Waterloo, Iowa plant
WATERLOO, Iowa – Deere & Company announced Friday that it will place approximately 460 employees who work in the company's Waterloo, Iowa operations on indefinite layoff in response to current market demand for its products. Deere said employees were... — read more
John Deere layoff 5/17/19
Layoffs are happening today at John Deere. If you are cut, you know that already. Good luck to all, hope things improve.
Blue River Technology Acquisition
Deere has been moving it's manufacturing to other countries.
Like all modern manufacturing companies they are under pressure to cut costs and turn a profit. The American consumer looks for the cheapest product without regard to the country of origin. Every state has its share. Why do we allow wealth creation... — 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
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
Moline Layoffs - The Carnage Continues
Guys, is this ever going to stop?
Seeding group and cylinder
220 indefinite at seeding and cylinder group... Starting mid February
No longer can a farmer buy a John Deere, International (now Case International, Ford or Allis Chalmers (now White-Allis) tractor made in USA....
Seems Mexico - Canada - China - India - and other countries outside of USA get those manufacturing jobs. THANKS TO: The recent 6 different Presidents, ALL OF THE 535 USA Representatives, 100 USA Senators and 50 State Assemblies for TAKING ALL THE... — read more
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
WATERLOO - 45 employees on "indefinite layoff.
Capex spending down across the board, we'll probably dip 10% next year, this is just the first job cut, there will be many cuts in 2016. God help us all.
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
Q C Area layoffs.
Indefinite layoffs announced today, 150 at Harvester Works., 30 at Davenport Works.
Seeding/cylinder group layoff
161 laid off indefinitely....Back through 2008...1st shift operation as of now
900 laid off - Jan 2015
565 in Waterloo, 300 in Ankine. 50 in Moline
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.
Nothing yet at seeding
Must have been just a rumor?
Suposed to be a Mandatory meeting for all foundry this Thursday. not sure if the rest of waterloo is having one. Its not going to be good news.
400 Waterloo 300 foundry give or take.
Roughly 50, will not be going back.