KY: Ford production workers vote against new labor deal

Source: CNBC

“The United Auto Workers (UAW) laborers at Ford’s Louisville assembly and Kentucky truck plants have voted against a proposed four-and-a-half year contract, while the skilled trades workers voted in favor of the deal, the union’s local unit said on Facebook. The UAW Local 862 union said that 55% of the production workers voted against ratifying the contract. However, 69% of the skilled trades workers cast votes in favor of the contract. The union did not disclose the overall percentage of the votes in favor of the deal, or the total number of votes cast. The union and Ford did not immediately respond to Reuters’[s] requests for comment.” (11/13/23)