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Ford announced today that its approximately 54,000 UAW-reprsented employees in the US have accepted the four-year national labor agreement that was tentatively approved on November 3rd. Alan Mullaly said "This agreement is proof that by working together with our UAW partners, it is possible to find solutions that collectively benefit our employees, retirees and the company... specifically the ones we haven't already bought out." This will, unfortunately, have no impact whatsoever on the Hollywood Strike. I hope you like Dancing With The Stars. Press release after the jump.

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MEDIA ADVISORY: UAW-FORD NATIONAL LABOR AGREEMENT RATIFIED BY MEMBERS


DEARBORN, Mich., Nov. 14, 2007 - Ford Motor Company today confirmed that its new four-year national labor agreement, tentatively reached on Nov. 3, has been ratified by UAW-represented employees. The now-final agreement covers approximately 54,000 employees in the United States.

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"We are pleased that our employees have voted to accept and finalize our new Collective Bargaining Agreement," said Alan Mulally, Ford Motor Company president and CEO. "This agreement is proof that by working together with our UAW partners, it is possible to find solutions that collectively benefit our employees, retirees and the company. This contract will provide significant opportunities for the company's long-term competitiveness, and that is good for all of us."

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