April 16, 2024

LOUISVILLE, KENTUCKY – OCTOBER 14: Manufacturing facility employees and UAW union members type a picket line exterior the Ford Motor Co. Kentucky Truck Plant within the early morning hours of October 14, 2023 in Louisville, Kentucky. UAW management introduced that the Kentucky Truck Plant would grow to be the most recent automaker to affix the nationwide strike. (Picture by Michael Swensen/Getty Photographs)

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United Auto Employees (UAW) employees at Ford meeting crops in Louisville and truck crops in Kentucky voted in opposition to a proposed four-and-a-half-year contract, whereas expert employees voted in favor of the deal, the union’s native unit stated on Fb.

The UAW Native 862 union stated 55% of manufacturing employees voted in opposition to ratifying the contract. Nevertheless, 69% of tradesmen voted for the contract.

The union didn’t disclose the general share of votes in favor of the deal or the whole variety of votes forged.

The union and Ford didn’t instantly reply to Portal’ requests for remark

Union employees vote on the contracts of Chrysler proprietor Stellantis, GM and Ford after the primary coordinated strike in opposition to the three main automakers in Detroit.

On Friday, UAW union members at Basic Motors’ Flint meeting plant in Michigan narrowly voted in opposition to the proposed contract with the US automaker.