Ford Canada furloughs 3,700 due to CN Rail strike


TORONTO, Feb 24 (Reuters) - Ford Motor Co. of Canada sent about 3,700 workers home at three Ontario plants on Tuesday after some union members supported a strike at Canada's biggest railway by declining to unload rail shipments, Ford spokeswoman Lauren More said. The move by the Canadian Auto Workers union members led to a parts shortage at the plants, More said. The Canadian Auto Workers also represents the 5,000 striking Canadian National Railways workers, which account for nearly a ...

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