Ford cutting shift at Chicago assembly plant


DETROIT, Sept 5 (Reuters) - Ford Motor Co will cut one of two production shifts in November at the Chicago plant where it builds the Taurus and other vehicles, affecting part-time workers first, a spokeswoman said on Friday. Ford's sales of larger vehicles have declined along with the rest of the U.S. auto sector, and it will cut production to align with reduced demand, spokeswoman Angie Kozleski said. About 600 part-time workers at the plant will be affected first by the shift cut, ...

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