Auto Workers Approve Ford, GM Contracts With Raises for All

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  • Ford's bonuses of $10,000 persuade UAW members to accept deal
  • GM sweetens its offer to appease skilled-trades group

Labor peace returned to Detroit after the United Auto Workers voted to approve new contracts with Ford Motor Co. and General Motors Co., wrapping up one of the most lucrative rounds of negotiations for the union after it offered concessions to help the Big Three U.S. automakers get through the recession and two bankruptcies.

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