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Ford Motor Co. exceeded expectations in the first quarter by giving nearly $10-an-hour raises to more than 700 hourly United Auto Workers members in Kansas City, Chicago and Louisville as part of its 2011 contract with the UAW. The Dearborn automaker originally planned to transition 300-500 workers from two-tier to one-tier pay during the first three months of 2015.

The UAW-Ford Department announced the latest number Thursday on Twitter.

Ford had to give the workers raises because, under the 2011 UAW contract, it is only allowed to hire 20 percent of its workforce at the two-tier wage level. It recently surpassed that cap after adding more than 5,000 hourly jobs across its U.S. manufacturing facilities last year.

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Ford Gives $10 An Hour Raises To 700 Workers

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