U.S. workers at Ford Motor Co. have overwhelmingly rejected the concessions proposed says it must remain competitive, while the EU agreed with Canada on Sunday to keep the losses of jobs. The Canadian Auto Workers Union 83 percent voted in favor of an agreement that freezes wages of 7,000 workers in September 2012, in exchange for protecting the majority of jobs in factories in Canada.
The CAW has announced the agreement in principle with Ford on Friday and set a whirlwind weekend vote. Ford continues to make progress on the conversion plan and to make our efforts to be competitive when it comes to labor costs is essential to continue building a healthy and sustainable business in Canada for all our employees, "Ford said in a note. Victory Ford Italy, which represents just over 10 percent in North America, is considered the main union United Auto Workers Union is preparing for a devastating defeat for a proposal announced similar market d origin of manufacturer.
UAW-Voting in the U.S. have agreed on two weeks went by and by opposition from rank-and-file workers build the Ford to give the same concessions already granted funded rivals, General Motors Co. and Chrysler as part of their government opposed outages. The official was not available Sunday, but the UAW members who voted against the concession agreement with the majority of assembly plants of Ford United States, which leaves no doubt about the outcome.
The UAW represents about 41,000 workers at Ford plants in the United States and the ratification of the proposed changes for the support of a majority of votes cast. The UAW expects to publish the official results on Monday, and President Ron Gettelfinger said Friday he did not intend to seek re-vote on the transaction or other meetings with Ford until 2011. The current four-year contract expires in 2011.