Note: The following statement is attributable to Stacey Allerton, vice
president, human resources, Ford Motor Company of Canada, Limited.
OAKVILLE, ON, Sept. 17, 2012 /CNW/ - Ford Motor Company of Canada,
Limited and the Canadian Auto Workers union (CAW) have reached a
tentative agreement on a four-year national labour contract covering
approximately 4,500 Ford unionized employees in Canada.
The agreement is subject to ratification by Ford CAW members. To respect
the ratification process, Ford of Canada will not discuss the specifics
of the tentative agreement until it is approved. We believe that the
tentative agreement offers unique-to-Canada solutions that will improve
the competitiveness of the Canadian operations while providing
employees the opportunity to earn a good living.
Ford of Canada recognizes and respects the significant contributions
made by our employees every day - contributions which help us deliver
high quality vehicles that people want and value.
I'd like to take this opportunity to thank CAW president Ken Lewenza and
the entire CAW national bargaining committee for all of their hard work
and professionalism during negotiations. I would also like to thank
the Ford of Canada bargaining team for its skill and dedication during
this complex and challenging set of talks. Without the unrelenting
commitment of all parties, this innovative agreement could not have
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SOURCE: Ford of Canada
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