Local United Auto Workers union officials say they were surprised at the number of Ford workers who accepted the company’s latest buyout offer, which ended Friday. It was the fourth such offer from the company since 2006, as they try to reduce their workforce. Scott Eskridge is the union chairman at the Kentucky Truck Plant.… Continue reading Around 30 Take Latest Ford Buyout Offer
A tentative deal has been struck between Louisville Metro Government and hundreds of firefighters who say they were underpaid millions of dollars in back overtime.
In exchange for the freeze on 2100 workers’ salaries, GE says it will hire 100 new workers and keep all product manufacturing in Louisville until June 2011, when the workers’ contracts expire.
Members of the union that represents some state social workers will rallied in downtown Louisville Thursday.
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.
Louisville Mayor Jerry Abramson says he’s disappointed in some city employee unions for rejecting for rejecting cost-cutting measures.