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UAW Local 74 union receives donation from local food workers union

Published: Oct. 18, 2021 at 5:15 PM CDT
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OTTUMWA, Iowa (KYOU) - Ottumwa’s UAW Local 74 Friday received support from another local union - the United Food and Commercial Workers 230.

The UFCW donated $5,000 dollars for an account at Fareway to be used for strike needs.

UAW Local 74′s Facebook page says any remaining funds will be donated to local food banks.

John Deere workers started a strike late Wednesday night. Monday is the fifth day of that strike.

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