The State of Ohio and the United Auto Workers Local 2000 are teaming up to pull as many as 1,200 Ford Motor Co. jobs off the chopping block. Ohio’s Dept. of Development fired its first salvo June 28, offering Ford more than $52 million in tax breaks and grants aimed at saving Ford’s assembly plant in Lorain, OH, which Ford plans to close next year. The UAW is trying to keep Ford Escape production in Ohio. Ohio Gov. Bob Taft and Ohio Dept. of Development Bruce Johnson met with ...

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