By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

Ford held a lottery Friday, to determine who will be considered for the jobs, which pay $15.51 an hour.

As of Thursday, the last day to fill out an application, 16,837 people had turned in forms.

The Courier-Journal reports lottery winners would undergo further screenings, tests, a background check, and interviews to be considered for the jobs when the plant reopens in November..

Connie Schnell with the Kentucky Office of Employment & Training says about 4,300 of the applications came in on Thursday.

Along with the public applicants, Ford also gave referral slips for the jobs to the 5,000 active union Ford workers in Louisville. is happy to provide a forum for commenting and discussion. Please respect and abide by the house rules:

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