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UAW Local 74 is an Amalgamated Union representing John Deere Ottumwa Works, Monroe County Iowa Sheriffs Department, Albia Iowa Police Department, and the Albia Iowa Streets and Sanitation Departments.
UAW Local 74 was chartered April 29, 1942 representing the Dain Corparation. John Deere aquired the Dain Company in 1910.
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Notice of Elections

Elections for Union Officers will be held Monday May 15, 2017.

Times are as follows:

Gate 1 - Gate 2 - Gate 3
5:00 A.M. – 7:30 A.M.  
9:15 A.M. – 9:45 A.M.
11:45 A.M. – 12:45 P.M.
2:00 P.M. – 5:00 P.M.

Union Hall 5:00 A.M. – 5:00 P.M.

Notice of Run-Off Elections

If need of Run-Off Elections they will be held Wednesday May 24, 2017. Same place and times as the regular elections.

These​ individuals accepted their nominations for the general election May  15, 2017

President-Chris Laursen, Mike Shilling, Marty Philips

Vice President-Sam Closser, Danny Shaver, Wes Scholtus, Jackie Pohren

Recording Secretary-Steve Helm, Ron Hall

Financial Secretary- Michael Bowen, Angie Hobbs, Jeremy "Boy" Breckenridge

Trustees (3)-Jason Ewing, Jeremy Songer, Tim Pickrell, Jeremey Barker, 
Terry Shaw, Laura L. Woten, Scott Hobbs, Derek Eakins, Chris Harr

Sargent of Arms-Ryne Pickrell, Abe Elam, Fred Morrow

Guide-Henry Herman, Mike Shaw

Chairman Shop Committee-Ed Wickenkamp, Jeff Puffinbarger "Puff"
Chris Pohren, Tim Walker, Toby Munley, Lyle VanAntwerp

Committeeman #1- Ryne Pickrell, Billy Weinhold, Shannon Sample

Committeeman #2- Matt "Scratchpad' Pickrell, Fred Morrow, Dennis Renfrew

Committeeman #3- Joe Puffinbarger, Justin "Taco" Ricard, Trent Francis, 
Stewart Nebel, Doug Paull

Alternate Committeeman #1- Abe Elam (Elected by Acclimation)

Alternate Committeeman #2- Carl Culp (Elected by Acclimation)

Alternate Committeeman #3- Dan Dennis, Curtis Woten, Charles Paulk,
Kevin Cobler, Derek Eakins, Rodger Martin

Deere Council (1)- Jeremey Barker, Curtis Woten, Terry Shaw, Chris Harr

Skilled Trades (2)- Henry Herman, Jody D. Rupe, Wes Scholtus, Chris Harr

Editor- Ron Hall, Paul Gus Durbin

Retirees right to vote
Retirees of UAW Local 74 have the right to vote in the Regular General elections. The offices that will appear on the retirees ballot during the 2017 election will be: President, Vice President, Recording Secretary, Financial Secretary, Trustees, Sargent of Arms, Guide, Editor, and Delegate to Deere Council