Richard Jones

Auto workers wearing red UAW shirts raise their fists as the union's regional president speaks.

Autoworker in Louisville was ready to strike but Kentucky didn’t get the call

BY: - September 22, 2023

LOUISVILLE — Richard Jones remembers when the United Auto Workers made concessions to Ford in 2008 as the automaker avoided a government bailout that General Motors and Chrysler, now Stellantis, took. Ford workers did without raises and cost of living adjustments, he said, to keep Ford in business during the Great Recession.  “All this time […]