United Auto Workers

Ford Reports Profit For First Time In Two Years

Ford To Award Raises To Up To 500 Entry-Level Workers

Ford said Wednesday that up to 500 workers will transition from an entry-level wage of $19.28 per hour to a top-tier wage of $28.50 per hour over the next two months. The first workers will get word this week. The majority of the workers affected are at plants in Chicago; Kansas City, Missouri; and Louisville, Kentucky.

02/04/2015

2011 Ford Explorers roll of the assembly at the Chicago Assembly Plant on on December 1, 2010 in Chicago, Illinois. The plant builds the Ford Taurus, Explorer and Lincoln MK X. Ford reported Decmber 1, a 24 percent increase in November sales from the same period last year. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Strike Possible For Workers At Torrence Avenue Ford Plant

Workers at the Torrence Avenue Ford Assembly Plant on the city’s Far Southeast Side have voted overwhelmingly to reject a new contract with the automaker.

CBS Chicago–10/13/2011

2011 Ford Explorers roll of the assembly at the Chicago Assembly Plant on on December 1, 2010 in Chicago, Illinois. The plant builds the Ford Taurus, Explorer and Lincoln MK X. Ford reported Decmber 1, a 24 percent increase in November sales from the same period last year. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Ford Reports $6.6B Profit, Workers To Get Big Bonuses

Ford Motor Co. on Friday reported a $6.6 billion profit for the full year — more than double its profits in 2009 — resulting in the biggest profit-sharing payouts to union workers in 10 years.

01/30/2011