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UAW Updates Ford Contract Vote With 51% in Favor of Labor Deal

October 14, 2011

Oct. 14 (Bloomberg) -- The United Auto Workers said 51 percent of union-represented Ford hourly employees have voted in favor of a tentative labor agreement.

The union said 6,271 members have cast votes for the accord while 6,085 have voted against it. The UAW posted the results on the Facebook page of the UAW Ford department. The union said the results were as of 11:30 a.m. New York time. The post was an update of the vote, which runs through Oct. 18.

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