Ford reaches 'home run' deal with big investment from Canadian government

Ford Motor Co. reached a tentative labor contract deal with its Canadian autoworkers Tuesday based in no small part on critical support from the Canadian government, announced Unifor National President Jerry Dias.Having pushed past a midnight deadline Monday, union members earlier had voted to strike the Dearborn automaker if necessary. They forged an agreement instead.In a dramatic pivot from fear of a plant shutdown to a massive investment of nearly $2 billion, Dias called the news a “home run” for Ford, its factory workers and Canada.“This is a major commitment from Ford Motor Co., huge,” D...


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