Wheels for the World: Henry Ford, His Company, and a Century of Progress

Category: Automotive
Author: Douglas Brinkley
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by Aloha   2019-05-05
The strength of organized labor, particularly at Ford in 1914 was weak, both GM and Chrysler unionized in 1937, Ford was the last to do so of the big three, holding out until 1941.

Ford's rationale for increasing the wage for his workers, as laid out by him, was to make it so every Ford employee could buy a Ford car.

If you're curious, and want to know more about Ford Motor Company, I highly recommend a book called Wheels for the World by Douglas Brinkley. (https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/067003181X/) Ford opened its full archives to the author, and it covers their entire history, warts and all.