The Canadian Auto Workers union says there will be an estimated 1,100 fewer jobs at Ford Motor Co. of Canada Ltd. by the end of 2008, when a new, tentative 3-year labor contract expires. “It’s a major restructuring, I don’t want to downplay it,” says CAW President Buzz Hargrove, who announced the tentative deal late Monday (Sept. 12) afternoon. Hargrove adds, “I describe it as a modest agreement, but a good agreement for tough times.” Buzz Hargrove Ford workers in Windsor, Ont., ...
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