Deere strike to end as workers vote to approve contract

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FILE PHOTO: U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack visits striking members of the UAW in Ankeny

(Reuters) – A majority of Deere & Co’s striking workers on Wednesday voted to approve a modified contract proposed by the farm equipment maker, ending a near six-week strike, the United Auto Workers union said in a statement.

(Reporting by Abhijith Ganapavaram and Bhargav Acharya in Bengaluru; Editing by Shounak Dasgupta)