John Deere laying off 42 at east Iowa location in May

Published: Feb. 28, 2020 at 5:22 PM CST
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Deere & Co. plans to lay off 42 workers in Waterloo — the latest round of layoffs in the state the farm equipment maker has announced in recent months.

The Des Moines Register reports that the company told Waterloo workers Friday that the layoffs will take effect May 4. It would be the fifth round of layoffs at Iowa offices and plants since November, including

in November; 23 Des Moines workers in December; and 57 more workers in Davenport in January. The company also laid off


The company also announced earlier this month that