Iowa, Wisconsin Workers Strike Against Case New Holland


Iowa Ag Connection



Over 1,000 members of the UAW at Case New Holland Industrial went on strike Monday, the UAW said in a media release.


According to the UAW's Agricultural Implement Department, members strike for the "ability to earn a decent living, retire with dignity and establish fair work rules."


UAW said members in Racine, Wis., and Burlington, Iowa set up pickets at noon.


"Our members are working in solidarity and ready to hold out and fight for a contract they believe meets their needs," said Ron McInroy, director of UAW Region 4. "Our members and their families appreciate the community support they have already gotten. Strikes are never easy, but the fight for better working conditions at work is worth it."


UAW President Ray Curry said the almost one million UAW retirees and active members stand in solidarity with the striking workers at CNHi.


"All UAW members are united with UAW CNHi workers," Curry said...