Sec. of Agriculture Tom Vilsack to join Des Moines UAW workers on picket line


DES MOINES, Iowa (KWWL) — U.S. Secretary of Agriculture and former Iowa governor Tom Vilsack Shall be becoming a member of placing John Deere staff in Des Moines on Wednesday.

The U.S. Division of Agriculture confirmed Vilsack will cease by the picket line on Wednesday.

This Shall be Definitely one of a quantity of completely different ceases Vilsack makes on his journey to Iowa Wednesday. Inside the morning, he Shall be touring to Ames for a tour of Iowa State College’s Seed Science Center and Plant Sciences Institute with Mexico’s Secretary of Agriculture and Rural Enchancment. They Might additionally tour a farm in Ankeny. 

The UAW 450 Fb Website submited that Vilsack would current up On the picket line round 3:30 p.m. 

In a submit on Sunday, the native UAW says they hope for A strong current out As a Outcome of the earlier governor makes an look. 

“Brcompletely differents and Sisters, let’s get A strong displaying for the assist being proven by the Secretary of Agriculture to our members on strike and current up in strain to the picket strains round That time,” the submit said.

Vilsack is becoming a member of a quantity of completely different politicians Which have confirmed assist for the strikers.