Anthony S. “Tony” LeCleir, 55 of Davenport, Iowa, tragically died on November 7 as a result of injuries sustained in a workplace accident on October 20.
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Supporters of the United Auto Workers presidential candidate spoke with John Deere workers in Waterloo, Iowa about last year’s strike, along with Stellantis workers facing the closure of the Belvidere Assembly Plant near Rockford, Illinois
Supporters of Lehman visited several Deere plants in the Quad Cities region last weekend, encountering many workers who expressed keen interest in his program and denounced the corrupt UAW bureaucracy.
The strike by Deere workers last year was a courageous struggle which has inspired workers not just in the Midwest, but throughout the US and in other countries.
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