Ford to cut 2,800 salaried jobs in cost drive


By Justin Hyde DETROIT, Sept 30 (Reuters) - Ford Motor Co. will cut about 1,500 contract workers and eliminate 1,300 open salaried jobs as part of a plan to slash costs by the end of the year, the company told workers on Tuesday. The move came the same day the United Auto Workers announced it had ratified new contracts with Ford and Visteon Corp. that lets Ford close four plants employing nearly 4,600 people over the next four years. The cuts are part of Ford's drive to maintain its ...

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