Ford Workers Face Temp Layoffs In Kansas City

May 07, 2018

About 3,600 union workers at Ford Motor Co.'s Kansas City Assembly Plant are on temporary layoff this week. This because of a parts shortage following a fire at a Michigan-based supplier. according to Ford and the UAW, the workers will be furloughed May 7-14.The layoffs affect 3,600 workers who build the F-150 pickup.Ford said workers will receive about 80 percent of their take-home pay for the hours they're losing this week.