Ford Motor Co.â€™s $2.7 billion profit in 2009 likely will provide ammunition to a growing number of United Auto Workers members that were angered when the auto maker restored merit pay and benefits to salaried workers last year. The positive result was the companyâ€™s first profit since its $14.7 billion loss in 2005 and earned during an historically difficult year for the industry, UAW Vice President Bob King earlier this month asked Fordâ€™s U.S. hourly workers to file a â€śpolicy grievanceâ€ť ...
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