- October 2, 2021
- Posted by: Stratford Team
- Category: Business
Ford Motors CEO Jim Farley discusses EVs and building new factories in Tennessee and Kentucky.
Just days after Ford Motor Company announced it will be building four new mega-factories and hiring nearly 11,000 workers to make electric vehicles and batteries in Tennessee and Kentucky, speculation has already started to swirl over whether the new facilities will be union shops.
Given the company’s long history with the United Auto Workers, Ford, the union and critics alike are weighing in on the prospect.
Ford Motor Company CEO Jim Farley (Photo by JEFF KOWALSKY / AFP) (Photo by JEFF KOWALSKY/AFP via Getty Images) (JEFF KOWALSKY/AFP via Getty Images | Ford Media / Getty Images)
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