Ford-only parking pushed up in the Great White North

In a similar fashion to their union brethren below the 49th parallel, the Canadian Auto Workers (CAW) Local 707 union is looking to create preferred parking zones at the assembly plant in Oakville, Ontario, Canada.
According to the Globe and Mail, union representatives and Ford Motor Co. of Canada Ltd. have met and are currently discussing such a policy that would also include Ford-owned brands such as Aston Martin and Jaguar. Because, you know, so many Canadian autoworkers shop the aisles of Ford's PAG brands.

The  emphasis would be to provide the preferred parking spots to vehicles built by either the CAW or the UAW, which, said local president Gary Beck, leaves him unsure how to handle the Mexican-built Ford Fusion or the Japanese-built Mazdas. Damn this global economy!

The Oakville plant is the first Canadian Ford facility to consider such a policy. CAW president Buzz Hargrove opposes the policy.

[Source: Globe and Mail]

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