UAW threatens to strike Ford Kentucky truck plant over local demands

UAW President Sean Fine during a webcast updating union members on negotiations with automakers in Detroit on October 6, 2023.


DETROIT – The United Auto Workers union is threatening a labor strike at Ford Motor Co.'s largest U.S. plant if local union demands are not resolved by next week.

Detroit Union He said on Friday Nearly 9,000 UAW auto workers at a Ford truck plant in Kentucky may go on strike at 12:01 a.m. on February 23 if local contract issues persist. The plant — Ford's largest in terms of employment and revenue — produces Ford Super Duty pickup trucks as well as the Ford Expedition and Lincoln Navigator SUVs.

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