Deere strike: Is the ‘best and final’ offer really the best and final?

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Members of the United Auto Workers strike outside of a John Deere plant, Wednesday, Oct. 20, 2021, in Ankeny, Iowa. About 10,000 UAW workers have gone on strike against John Deere since last Thursday at plants in Iowa, Illinois and Kansas. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)

University of Illinois labor and employment professor Robert Bruno discusses the strategy of Deere and Company declaring the offer UAW employees rejected was the “best and final” and the company will not be going back to the bargaining table.

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