Despite early overtures that absenteeism would occupy much of its time at the bargaining table, Ford Motor Co. stands pat in its agreement with the United Auto Workers. (See related story: Ford Targets White-Collar Jobs, Blue-Collar Absenteeism) The auto maker’s newly ratified contract with the UAW contains no new provisions to deal with an issue believed to affect up to 5% of the industry’s total work force. Ford does not quantify the severity of its problem. The auto maker ...

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