Ford Employees Push to End Sales of Police Vehicles: Business Casual

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From a global pandemic to police brutality to an economic recession to systemic racism and more, our country is certainly experiencing an age of contention unlike any before—controversy that is bleeding through into our everyday lives and even drilling into the businesses we work for.

Earlier this year, Amazon was beleaguered by petitions from their workers calling for the company to do more to keep them safe during the pandemic, while Google employees implored their leaders to stop working with U.S. border and immigration agencies, citing mistreatment of asylum seekers and refugees. And since George Floyd’s brutal death while in police custody back in May, protests, demonstrations and general outrage have resulted in the Black Lives Matter movement calling for police defunding, an effort aimed at changing the role of law enforcement in communities across America. This effort is being echoed throughout the halls of the Ford Motor Company as well, with approximately 100 employees asking the auto giant in a letter to stop the production and selling of police vehicles.

On this snippet of Business Casual, co-hosts Daniel Litwin and Tyler Kern break down:

  1. The employees and groups who authored and/or are behind the letter sent to Ford management
  2. The highlights of CEO Jim Hackett’s response to salaried worker
  3. The number of law enforcement vehicles Ford produces, their share in the company’s overall sales revenues, and the role these cars play in vehicle technology testing
  4. Ford’s 70-year history as a major provider of police packages
  5. The trend in employee protests that are forcing major multinational corporations to rethink relationships with polemical institutions

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