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Ford plans to slash jobs by 10 percent

Ford plans to shrink its salaried workforce in North America and Asia by about 10 percent as it works to boost profits and its sliding stock price, a source familiar with the plan told Reuters.

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8 Jul 2021
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9 Jul 2021
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16 Jul 2021
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22 Jul 2021
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23 Aug 2021
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