United Auto Workers Wants to Save "Plants on The Bubble" in Talks

United Auto Workers
United Auto Workers

By Bernie Woodall

DETROIT -- The 750 hourly auto workers assembling Ford Motor Co's (F.N) small pickup truck at a Minnesota plant scheduled to close by year end are hoping for a miracle in the upcoming labor talks between their union and the U.S. automaker.

However, the members of United Auto Workers Local 879, which represents workers at the Ford plant in St. Paul, are not holding their breath even as they build the Ranger truck.