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    :: Tuesday, January 24, 2006 ::

    Ford workers, communities say morale is low - By Alejandro Bodipo-Memba and Michael Ellis, Detroit Free Press
    DEARBORN, Mich. - Morale amongst some of Ford Motor Co.'s workforce was decidedly low in the Dearborn area Monday morning following the announcement that the automaker is slashing 25,000 to 30,000 jobs and shuttering 14 assembly plants as part of a massive corporate restructuring.

    'Obviously, morale is down,' said David Toth, a product designer at Ford. 'My heart goes out to the hourly workers who are losing their jobs, but a week from now, it could be me in that same situation.'
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