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Ford could
exit parts of
South America
to cut losses

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Canada
Pension
Plan is
safe for
generations,
says CEO of
investment
board

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Canada’s
unions call
anti-pension
bill C-27 a
betrayal

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Ford, Ekso
hope to help
factory
workers
with this
mechanic
work vest

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Mustang
sales
roar
overseas

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Ford brand
will carry
company
in future

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Supersize
SUVs fund
EV, self
driving car
development

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China to
ease curbs
on foreign
investment,
autos

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U.S.
automakers
warn Trump’s
‘extreme’
demands
threaten
NAFTA talks,
say deal
fuelled their
comeback

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Ford Blue
Oval Connect
Nov 10, 2017

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UNIFOR
Unilink
Nov 10,
2017

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Advantage
China in
global auto
investment
game

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Ford, China
partner to
invest $756M
in electric cars

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Marchionne
questioned
amid UAW
corruption
probe

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CAMI Strike:
After Another
Setback Can
Unifor Move On?

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BMW recalls
over 1 million
cars and SUVs
or fire risk

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FBI’s UAW
training center
probe widens
to GM, Ford

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Ford faces
class-action
suit over
Fusion probe

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October sales:
Ford up; GM,
FCA down

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VelociRaptor
6x6 Ford
F-150 will
have you
seeing double

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Ford
demonstrates
auto industry
balancing act

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U.S. probe
of Ford
Fusion
steering
wheels that
may loosen,
detach

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Canada
needs
a bigger
change in
pension
system

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Ford's net
income jumps
in 3Q on
truck sales

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Ford issues
recalls for
full-size vans
and F-150
trucks; wiring
issue in vans
may have led
to fires

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Auto industry
bands together
in bid to
save NAFTA

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VW and
Daimler
Inspected
by EU
as Cartel
Probe
Widens

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Tom Petty
was a
master of
the driving
song

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Australian
car-making
ends with
last GM
plant
closing

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Ford recalling
1.3M vehicles
for possible
door issue

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The final
NAFTA
bombshell

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Trump
NAFTA
demands
could have
unintended
effects

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Striking GM
workers at
CAMI OK
contract

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Donald
Trump
isn’t all
wrong
about
NAFTA

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Analysts
applaud
Ford's move
away from
sedans

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Ford offers
Explorer
exhaust
leak fix

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GM, Unifor
reach deal
that may
settle
Canadian
strike

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GM heartless
in response to
CAMI workers

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Liberal
government
tells CRA
to back off
plan to
tax employee
discounts

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Revenue
Canada to
tax employee
discounts

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Local 584
Food Drive
A Big
Success

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September was
best auto
sales month
of the year

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Three Ontario
nursing homes
ordered to stop
new admissions
because of
substandard
care

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Hackett keeps
details close in
vision for Ford

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New car sales
expected to
jump in
September

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Unifor
president
calls GM
contract offer
to striking
workers "fluff"

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UAW: Nissan
surveils
workers at
Miss. plant

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FCA-UAW
scandal figure
unloaded
Ferrari amid
FBI probe

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Local 88
CAMI Strike
Update

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Some
progress
made as
contract
talks
resume
between
GM and
striking
workers

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Ford patents
table for
autonomous
cars

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Ford’s Mich.
Assembly, Flat
Rock face
temporary idling

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GM laying off
255 at St.
Catharines
plant due to
strike at
CAMI facility

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Ford suspend production at 5
North American plants

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Unifor donates
$500,000 to
Hurricane
Irma aid

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Ed Byckowski
Passes Away
Sept 18, 2017

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Ford partners
to grow
presence
in India

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GM workers
in Ingersoll
Ontario
strike

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Uniforum
Vol 5 No 17
Sept 16, 2017

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Ford to add
700 jobs
in Russia

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Carmakers can
expect sales
surge after
Irma, Harvey

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Message from
Jerry Dias
on NAFTA

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Temp work
growth is
‘alarming’ and
changes are
coming, says
Ontario labour
minister

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Trudeau
Teams
Up With
Canadian
Labour in
Push for
NAFTA
Reforms

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Car explodes
when cigarette
ignites air
freshener

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After flood,
Texans want to
get back in
driver’s seat

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Ford CEO to
make Street
wait as UAW
gets vision first

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Labour Day
2017 Pt Elgin
& Toronto

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Harvey soaks
expectations
for strong auto
sales month

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10 reasons why
the Ford Edsel
floundered

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Auto industry
feels Harvey’s
impact

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Retiree Bob
DeCoste
Passes Away
Aug 29, 2017

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Ex-UAW official
pleads guilty
in training
center case

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Domino’s,
Ford start
self-driving
delivery-
car tests

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Ford, Argo
eye new
possibilities
for
autonomous
cars

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VW engineer’s
40-month
sentence
‘sends ...
message’

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Uniforum
Vol 5 No 16
Aug 25, 2017

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Ford exploring
Chinese joint
venture for EVs

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Ford
considering removable
steering wheel
pedals for
autonomous
cars

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The 1965 Ford
Shelby GT350R
is going back
into production

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Ford shows
off its Dream
Cruise muscle

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U.S. signals
Trump’s Buy
American agenda
is non-negotiable
in NAFTA talks

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A tougher,
smarter
F-150

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Ford to pay
$10.1M to
settle sex,
race
harassment
case

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Unifor to hold
strike mandate
vote for Cami
workers

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GM suspends
exec
charged in
FCA-UAW
scandal

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International
pressure
mounts
over Ford
transmissions

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FCA mum
on reported
interest from
Chinese firm

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GM accuses
bankruptcy
trust of secret
$1B stock plot

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Unifor
occupation
of Milton
plant comes
to end
after cease
and desist
order issued

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Sharon
Godsoe
Passes
Away
Aug 9,
2017

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Retiree Jim
McCurdy
Passes Away
Aug 4, 2017

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Unifor occupies
Milton's
Northstar
facility to
demand pension
deficit funding

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Ford engineer
teams find
problems in
police SUVs

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NAFTA needs
an overhaul
to improve
workers’
rights

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Ford extends
police Explorer
investigation
after crash

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Fraud claims
cast shadow on
UAW’s General
Holiefield

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UAW defeated
in bid to
organize Nissan
workers in South

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NAFTA talks
could hinge
on Mexico’s
disproportionate
share of auto
investment, jobs

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Toyota, Mazda
plan $1.6
billion US
plant, to
partner
in EVs

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UNIFORUM
Vol 5 No 15
Aug 3, 2017

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UAW scandal
roils Nissan
union election

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Detroit
carmaker
sales take
bigger hit
than expected

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FCA-UAW
scandal nears
new potential
target

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Fumes force
Austin police
to pull
Explorers
off patrol

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Ford workers
find 277
pounds of
pot in Mexico
shipment

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Marchionne:
Conspiracy
didn’t
affect UAW
bargaining

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Mexico built
16% more
cars in
first half
of 2017,
bucking
slowdown
in U.S.
and Canada

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Ford makes
$2B in
second
quarter,
up 3.7%

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Shrewd
businesses
support $15
minimum
wage and
decent work

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Ford to
fight latest
Takata recall

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Ford debuts
first pursuit-
rated F-150
police pickup

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Uniforum
Vol 5 No 14
July 21, 2017

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What you
should know
about online
used-car
sales scams

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Auto insurance
rates in Ontario
rose again
in the second
quarter of 2017

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Lucid Motors
said to have
takeover talks
with Ford

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Trump steel
tariffs could
hurt U.S. autos

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What you need
to know before
buying a home
in Florida

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2018 Mustang
burnout feature
demonstrated

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Ford found
inspiration
from an F-22
for their F-150
Raptor at the
EAA AirVenture

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How long must
drivers wait for
pedestrians at
crosswalks?

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UAW files
for vote at
Mississippi
Nissan plant

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Driverless
car battle
lines get
blurry

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Ford has
record June
sales in China

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Uniforum
Vol 5 No 13
July 7, 2017

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Detroit’s bid
for respect
is earned,
not given

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Automakers
unlikely to
set a record
with ’17 sales

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Phoenix
emerging
as Mich.
rival for self-
driving tests

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Ford creates
robotics,
artificial
intelligence
team

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Trump hits
South Korea
on auto sales barriers

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Pat Riley &
Mohammed
Zakaria
Retire
July 1, 2017

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June 2017
Articles

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Ford Health
Care Benefit
Booklet
Nov 2016

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2017
Government
Benefit Rates

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Unifor
Constitution

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Ford Collective
Agreement
Effective
Sept 24, 2012

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Made In Canada Matters

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Christmas Luncheon

Wednesday December 6, 2017

MANDARIN LUNCHEON

12 Noon

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Upcoming Local 584 Events


Retirees Christmas Luncheon - Mandarin - Wed Dec 6, 2017 - 12 Noon

Local 584 Kid's Christmas Party - Sunday November 26, 2017

Local 584 Christmas Dance - Saturday December 9, 2017

 

Rooms can be reserved at the Monte Carlo Inn, 7035 Edwards Blvd,
Mississauga at a reduced rate for Local 584 at $105 + Tax.
(905) 564-8500

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B.C. Council delegates take on precarious work, we’re also advocating for better living and working conditions in long-term care, fairer trade and paid leave for domestic violence survivors – right across the country.

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Canada Cartage members make gains in their first Unifor agreement.

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Unifor is calling for a halt to Bill C-49 which would open the door to workplace surveillance. Sign the petition now!

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B.C. Council delegates call for an immediate $15 minimum wage.

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Mandated four hours of care in long-term care is announced for Ontario, years in the making.

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Unifor has written an open letter to Canada’s Privacy Commissioner calling for an end to workplace surveillance.

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At Ontario’s final hearing on Bill 148, Unifor calls for end to the holes in labour law.  

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Softwood lumber duties is unfair trade, the forestry sector needs a new equitable agreement.

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Conciliation began this week in N.S. health care negotiations.

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Brink’s members in BC have ratified a new collective agreement.  

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Did you know that Unifor has an anti-harassment video that can be played at all union events?

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Unifor is pushing for paid leave for domestic violence and sexual assault survivors. Check out these resources and order Unifor December 6 materials now.


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Restore PCOLA

PCOLA 1979

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RESTORE PCOLA WEBSITE

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Follow on Twitter/RestorePcola

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1979 UAW / CANADA Brochure
Year that PCOLA was implemented
Click here to see original copy

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Click to see our
Resolution on reinstating PCOLA in 2016
(This was passed unanimously with both
the Retirees and the Membership)


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Frank McAnally from Local 200 Supporting Retirees. Pension Cola for Future Retirees was won in 1987 and then all Retirees in 1999.


Promise campaign

 

 

Blue Oval Connect

Nov 10, 2017

Ford Advocacy Efforts Help Shape U.S. Tax ReformInside Politics
The U.S. House of Representatives is working to pass its tax reform bill as the first step toward overhauling the U.S. tax system.
Click here to read more.

Ford News

Curious MindsIntroducing Curious Minds
Curious Minds is Ford's interactive teaching series designed to unleash employees' creative potential. In this video, Vic Strecher reconsiders directions taken in the health and wellness fields, and discusses new strategies for motivating and improving health, well-being, resilience, and human performance
To watch the video, click here. (23 minutes)

CESFord President and CEO Jim Hackett to Deliver Opening Keynote at CES
Ford President and CEO Jim Hackett will make the opening keynote address at the upcoming Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas.
To read the full article, click here.

ExoskeletonFord Pilots New Exoskeleton Technology to Help Lessen Chance of Worker Fatigue, Injury
Putting dishes on a high shelf or changing an overhead lightbulb occasionally might not be difficult, but could you imagine performing either of these tasks 4,600 times per day? How about 1 million times a year?
To read the full article, click here.

Global Notes

ZotyeFord and Zotye Sign Definitive JV Agreement in China to Meet Growing Demand for All-Electric Vehicles
Beijing -- Ford Motor Company and Zotye reached a definitive agreement to establish Zotye Ford Automobile Co., Ltd., a new 50:50 joint venture that will offer a range of stylish and affordable all-electric vehicles for consumers in China under a new indigenous brand.
To read the full article, click here.  

UKFord Maintains UK Sales Lead as CV Range Outpaces Market Performance
BRENTWOOD, Essex – UK market leader Ford increased CV sales and share, recording growth in October's CV market as sales of the all-new Fiesta reinforced its leadership of total vehicle, car and commercial vehicle markets.
To read the full article, click here.  

 

Retiree Connect

Show Us Your Ford
Do you love Ford as much as we do? Show your love for Ford by participating in our Me and My Ford campaign.

How do you enter? It's simple. Send a pic of you and your Ford, with a caption, to blueoval@ford.com. Or post your photo on Twitter or Instagram and tag @AtFordOnline using #FordRetiree #MeandMyFord.

We'll spotlight a new photo each week in the Blue Oval Connect weekly briefing. Let's see those Fords!
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Outside Voices

Can Ford Turn Itself Into A Tech Company?
(The New York Times Magazine) Its very name was synonymous with the 20th-century economy. Now it's trying to catch up with Silicon Valley on self-driving cars.
To read the full article, click here.

Arjay Miller, famed Whiz Kid and president of Ford, dies at 101
(Automotive News) Arjay Miller, a longtime confidant of Henry Ford II who helped modernize Ford Motor Co.'s management and financial controls, rising to president of the company in the 1960s, died on Friday, Nov. 3, at his home in Woodside, Calif. He was 101.
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