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UAW Loses Organizing Bid at Volkswagen Chattanooga Plant

UAW Loses Organizing Bid at Volkswagen Chattanooga Plant

The United Auto Workers narrowly lost its bid to organize blue-collar workers at the Volkswagen AG assembly plant in Chattanooga, Tennessee. The vote, 833 against the union to 776 for the UAW, was closer than the 2014 effort but still fell short. Some 51.8% of workers...
VW Tennessee Workers Get Another Chance for Unionization

VW Tennessee Workers Get Another Chance for Unionization

The UAW is getting its another kick at the can when Volkswagen of America hourly workers in Tennessee will vote yet again to decide if they want to be represented by the Detroit-based union. Workers at the Chattanooga, Tennessee assembly plant will vote June 12, 13...
VWoA Wins Delay in UAW Vote in Chattanooga

VWoA Wins Delay in UAW Vote in Chattanooga

The National Labor Relations Board, in a vote along party lines, agreed to Volkswagen’s request to postpone an union election vote at the German automakers factory in Chattanooga, Tennessee. The United Auto Workers surprised VW last month by asking for a quick vote,...
UAW Secures Third Vote at VW’s Chattanooga Plant

UAW Secures Third Vote at VW’s Chattanooga Plant

It what seems to be almost a yearly occurrence, workers as Volkswagen AG’s plant in in Chattanooga, Tennessee, have filed a petition for a union vote at the plant. A call for a vote has happened three times in five years at the facility and the UAW does represent some...
Tesla Hit With NLRB Complaint Over Mass Firings

Tesla Hit With NLRB Complaint Over Mass Firings

The National Labor Relations Board has filed a formal complaint against Tesla, finding merit to a series of charges involving the company’s treatment of employees over the past months, including claims that union supporters were swept out in a mass firing. Charges,...
UAW Scores Victory in Tech Industry

UAW Scores Victory in Tech Industry

The United Auto Workers scored a small victory in its fight to recruit new members in the San Francisco Bay Area as continues to prepare for a battle with one of the region’s iconic companies, Tesla. Earlier this month, nearly 150 Bon Appétit Management Company...