UAW Reaches Tentative Deal With Ford That Could Help End Auto Strike

REUTERS/Rebecca Cook
REUTERS/Rebecca Cook

The United Auto Workers union has reached a tentative agreement with Ford—a deal that could help put an end to the largest strike in its history against Ford and two other large American car manufacturers: Stellantis and General Motors. If approved by UAW’s Ford workers, the agreement would increase wages by 25% (including cost-of-living adjustments that would boost the total increase to 30% over the life of the contract, according to The Washington Post). “We told Ford to pony up—and they did,” UAW President Shawn Fain said in a recorded address posted on the union’s social media profiles. “We made history.”

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