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Ford Seeks to Close $15-an-hour Canada Labor Gap With U.S.

Ford, which lists 7,400 employees at five plants in Canada on its website, pays $79 an hour for wages and benefits to its hourly workers in the country, said the official, who asked not to be identified because negotiations with the union are private. That labor rate is the highest Ford faces worldwide and compares with $64 an hour in the United States, a company official said.
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Jacksonville Jaguars Owner Targeted by UAW Effort to Organize Auto Parts Plants

Shahid Khan, the Pakistan-born self-made billionaire who bought the Jaguars for more than $700 million in January, traditionally has been a private figure in the auto industry, but his profile this year became more public as the owner of an NFL franchise. His emerging visibility in the NFL has given the UAW a public platform as it campaigns to organize workers at Flex-N-Gate's nonunion plants.
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