More than 200 Ford workers axed

MORE than 200 Ford workers have been told they have lost their jobs at the car maker's Victorian plants in Geelong and Broadmeadows.

About 120 workers put their hands up for voluntary redundancies but the company said it must axe a further 210 jobs because of a slump in sales.

About 70 jobs are being cut from Ford's Geelong plant and the rest from Broadmeadows in Melbourne's north.

Many long-term Ford employees are among those who have been told they they have lost their jobs.

Reaction at the Broadmeadows plant was mixed, with some workers remaining philosophical.

Read more at ABC news online.



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