Ford Motor Company expects to hire all the new employees for its two Louisville plants by the end of next year. Gov. Steve Beshear joined Mayor Greg Fischer and Ford Motor President of the Americas Mark Fields in Louisville on Thursday. The politicians cheered the ratification of a new 4-year contract between Ford and the… Continue reading Ford Expects Hiring 3,100 Jobs By End of 2012
The United Auto Workers union has officially ratified its four-year contract with the Ford Motor Company. Louisville’s local 862 UAW helped push for ratification after 53 percent of union workers at Louisville’s two plants favored the new contract. Voting ended Tuesday night on the contract, which includes over $1 billion of investments at the two… Continue reading United Auto Workers Union Officially Ratifies Contract With Ford Motors
Louisville’s local United Auto Workers union has voted in favor of a new contract with Ford Motor Company. The last of the votes were counted Tuesday night and Louisville’s Local UAW 862 helped push for ratification of the agreement. Local UAW 862 voted with a slight majority of 53 percent to ratify the agreement, according… Continue reading Louisville’s Ford Union Ratifies New 4-Year Contract
Louisville’s local United Auto Workers union will vote on an agreement with Ford Motor Company next week. Michigan’s local union voted against the agreement Tuesday. Skilled-trade workers were less in favor of the contract than production workers. Around 50 percent of all reporting local unions have decided the contract doesn’t meet the concerns of union… Continue reading Louisville’s UAW Union Votes on Ford Motor Contract Next Week
When President Bush announced a government loan to General Motors and Chrysler last week, he called for the end of the jobs bank program, which provides benefits and partial wages for laid-off employees.
With the heads of the Big Three automakers in Washington asking for financial assistance, local United Auto Workers union members are encouraging Congress to approve loans for the companies.