UAW awaiting results of Ford buyout, doubts voiced


DETROIT, Nov 28 (Reuters) - The United Auto Workers union said on Tuesday it is waiting to hear results of Ford Motor Co.'s buyout program, but some union leaders quietly voiced doubts the automaker would meet its goals. The buyout program, which closed at midnight on Monday, is part of a large restructuring in which Ford is trying to shed up to 45,000 workers as it closes 16 plants through 2012. The second-largest U.S. automaker, which has lost about $7 billion in the first nine months ...

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