News From: Ford

by Press and Media | on Feb 13, 2017

Made in Mexico

When you buy your next car, you may think that it is made in the USA because it comes from one of the big three automakers.  You may think that since there is nothing more American than a pickup...

by Press and Media | on Nov 16, 2016

Trade wars begin

This article first appeared on Bloomberg.The tussle between President-elect Donald Trump and Ford Motor Co. is alive and kicking.During the campaign, Trump blasted Ford for planning to move its North...

by Kris LaGrange | on Apr 06, 2016

Fodder for the union busters

With Ford announcing that they will be opening a new plant in Mexico to build their small cars, Forbes columnist Dale Buss decided that someone was to blame.  Of course, he didn’t blame...

by Brian Young | on Feb 17, 2016

A check for 11k is in the mail!

After last year’s contentious negotiations with the Big Three auto makers, United Auto Worker’s members are starting to see the benefits.  At the end of February, GM workers will...

by Guest Post | on Feb 11, 2015

When you buy a Ford F150, someone gets a raise!

While the country is having a national conversation around raising wages for workers who have seen their wages stagnate or fall, union workers are actually taking concrete action to put money in the...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jan 20, 2013

Did you see the new corvette!

At the 2013 North American International Auto Show, it's all about cars, drivers, an accelerating industry and a jobs renaissance. US Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis traveled to Detroit for the...

by Brian Schneck | on Nov 29, 2012

LOCAL 259 SECURES DEALS FOR "SANDY" REPLACEMENT VEHICLES

We are pleased to announce that all Union members that have been impacted by SANDY now have great opportunities for replacement vehicles at Union Shops. The Local 259 UAW dealerships listed below...