- Associated Press - Tuesday, September 1, 2015

DAVENPORT, Iowa (AP) - John Deere says it will lay off 30 employees at its plant in Davenport.

The company said Monday that the workforce reduction at Davenport Works affects employees who make construction and forestry equipment.

Spokesman Ken Golden tells the Quad-City Times (https://bit.ly/1O6x68N ) that the layoffs are effective Oct. 2.

The company on Monday also announced plans to lay off 150 people at its plant in East Moline in neighboring Illinois. Those layoffs are effective Sept. 18.

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Information from: Quad-City Times, https://www.qctimes.com

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