Hammond factory strike could affect Chicago Ford plant

Hundreds of workers walked off the job Saturday at a northwest Indiana factory that now could affect the Ford assembly plant in Chicago.

Hundreds of workers walked off the job Saturday at a northwest Indiana factory that now could affect the Ford assembly plant in Chicago.

All 760 workers at Lear Corporation in Hammond began a strike Saturday demanding higher wages.

The plant makes automotive seats for the Ford Explorer and Taurus models which are produced at Ford's Chicago assembly plant.

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