United Auto Workers http://kcur.org en Ford-UAW Test Could Affect KC Worker Health Care http://kcur.org/post/ford-uaw-test-could-affect-kc-worker-health-care <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Ford Motor and the United Auto Workers Union today rolled out a pilot health care program that might ultimately affect&nbsp; workers at the Kansas City</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span>Claycomo<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Assembly Plant.</span></p><p>The program would help the chronically ill and was also expected to reduce health care costs.</p><p></p><p>Ford, the union and the union’s retiree health care trust revealed the program at the company’s Dearborn, Michigan headquarters.</p> Mon, 24 Jun 2013 21:49:19 +0000 Dan Verbeck 39062 at http://kcur.org Ford-UAW Test Could Affect KC Worker Health Care GM To Sink $600 Million Into KCK Plant http://kcur.org/post/gm-sink-600-million-kck-plant <p>General Motors has committed to a more than half billion dollar investment into its assembly plant in the Fairfax District of Kansas City, Kansas. Mon, 28 Jan 2013 22:24:33 +0000 Dan Verbeck 31074 at http://kcur.org GM To Sink $600 Million Into KCK Plant