U.S. auto workers protest outsourcing to Mexico

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DEARBORN, Mich., Jan 21 (Reuters) - Hundreds of auto workers demonstrated outside Ford Motor Co.'s corporate headquarters on Friday to protest against its plans to build a new line of mid-size passenger cars in Mexico instead of the United States. It was a sign of the times in Detroit where the Big Three automakers, faced with mushrooming U.S. health-care and retiree costs, have been shipping an increasing amount of factory work to low-cost labor centers overseas. Police in Dearborn, the ...

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