The UAW is threatening to call a labor strike next week at the Kentucky Truck Plant in Louisville if local contract issues aren't resolved, according to a union news release issued Friday.

The plant builds the highly profitable Super Duty trucks. This same plant was shut down for part of the 2023 strike that targeted the Detroit Three during contract negotiations.

The UAW threat to strike comes within 24 hours of Ford CEO Jim Farley discussing with industry analysts how disruption of truck production during the 2023 strike was a "watershed moment" that changed the relationship that Ford felt it had built with the union. He noted that Ford was the only Detroit Three automaker that didn't build its most profitable trucks outside the U.S.

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Is The UAW Pressing Their Luck With ANOTHER Strike Planned Later This Week?

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