Ford, UAW reach tentative deal that could bring hundreds of jobs to Northeast Ohio

by Robert Schoenberger
Cleveland Plain Dealer
February 13, 2013

CLEVELAND, Ohio — Ford Motor Co. and the United Auto Workers have reached a tentative new deal for the company’s Brook Park engine plant that could bring hundreds of jobs to the site, over the next several years.

“We get this in place, we’re home free,” UAW Local 1250 President Mike Gammella said late Wednesday. “We’ll get close to doubling our people.”…

The new jobs would be necessary to start a new line of small engines for cars at a plant that now specializes in bigger V-6 motors used in pickups.

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