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Deere drops 367 employees

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EAST MOLINE (KWWL)--  John Deere & Company has laid off another 367 employees.

Workers at the John Deere Harvester Works in East Moline, Illinois are being laid off due to low demand for its products. The East Moline plant manufactures combines and front-end equipment for harvesting.

Three months ago, Deere laid off 700 employees at it's Ottumwa plant.

And earlier this year, the weakened economy laid off 295 employees at other locations.

 

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