Ford and UAW attain tentative settlement to finish strike

United Auto Workers Expand Strike To Ford Truck Plant In Kentucky
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The United Auto Employees (UAW) union and Ford have reached a tentative settlement to finish the union’s six-week strike in opposition to the automaker. Final month, employees at Ford, GM, and Stellantis factories walked off the job in focused work stoppages timed simply as the big automakers shift to producing extra electrical automobiles than ever earlier than.

The strike has roiled the auto trade, costing every firm lots of of tens of millions of {dollars} every week in misplaced manufacturing and throwing the trade’s shift to electrical automobiles on ice. An settlement with Ford places extra stress on GM and Stellantis to strike a take care of the union.

In line with preliminary stories, Ford agreed to a 25 p.c enhance in wages, plus value of dwelling will increase, that may bump…

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