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Ford says hourly labor costs $8 more than nonunion plants

There are 2 comments on the Detroit News story from May 6, 2011, titled Ford says hourly labor costs $8 more than nonunion plants. In it, Detroit News reports that:

Ford Motor Co., set to enter contract talks with the United Auto Workers, said its U.S. labor costs are now $8 an hour higher than the mostly nonunion U.S. factories of foreign automakers such as Hyundai Motor Co.

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London, Canada

#1 May 7, 2011
Boo Hoo Ford you likely made eights times the profit the other factories made, but you don't put in your press releases. How much is enough when it comes to profits, why don't you pay everyone minimum wage then you guys will be able to pay executives millions more in stocks, what a joke all of you.

United States

#2 May 9, 2011
I definitely agree with Joe's much profits are enough?? And I would like to know the difference in the executives pay at these other plants..if the execs took a cut in pay then ford, gm and Chryslers profits might be up there where they wants them...oh..but we can't talk about that!!!

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