The Canadian Auto Workers union says Ford Motor Co.’s decision to move truck production from Ontario to the U.S. will cost $120 million a year more in labor than the cost of adding a second shift in Canada. The CAW estimates the labor cost to build the F-150 pickup truck will increase by 35% in the U.S. over current costs at Ford’s Oakville, Ont., assembly plant. This is significantly more than the expense of adding a second shift at the plant and the decision "should spark serious ...
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