Ford Megasite: United Auto Workers may have edge in organizing Blue Oval City

By , Special to the Daily Memphian Updated: January 14, 2022 10:53 AM CT | Published: December 03, 2021 4:00 AM CT

What’s the difference between “card check” and a secret-ballot vote? Perhaps the unionization of the mammoth Blue Oval City that Ford Motor Co. plans to build just east of Memphis.


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Tom Bailey

Tom Bailey

Tom Bailey retired in January as a business reporter at The Daily Memphian, and after 40 years in journalism. A Tupelo, Mississippi, native, he graduated from Mississippi State University. He has lived in Midtown for 36 years.


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