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UAW negotiators hold meetings, book rooms at Moline hotel, staff say

Managers at Stoney Creek Hotel in Moline said UAW is holding meetings at their location, as contract negotiations continue with John Deere officials.

New information is being released as contract negotiations continue between John Deere and the United Auto Workers union.

Managers at Stoney Creek Hotel in Moline said the UAW is holding meetings at their hotel. 

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Staff said all of the conference rooms have been booked by the union from September through November. 

Management said hotel rooms were filled with UAW members in early October during the time a tentative contract deal was reached.

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Several people wearing UAW attire were inside and outside of the hotel Thursday, Oct. 21. Union members didn't comment on where talks stand and how long negotiations may continue.

Both sides of the contract dispute have remained tight-lipped surrounding developments.

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Hotel staff said they have noticed UAW members meet at various times every week. It is unclear whether John Deere negotiators meet at Stoney Creek while talks are underway.

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