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Tenn. TV station finds evidence Gov. Haslam offered VW incentive for anti-UAW scheme

In February, workers at Volkswagen’s Chattanooga, Tenn., plant voted by a narrow margin against joining the United Auto Workers (UAW). In the weeks leading up to the election, during a heated anti-union campaign by outside “pro-business” groups……

How fear beat the UAW in Tennessee

On Friday, a three-day election process ended when Volkswagen workers in Chattanooga, Tenn., voted against joining the United Auto Workers (UAW) 712 to 626. Coming into the vote, both sides knew what was at stake — the union drive was a direct threat……

Loss at Volkswagen plant upends United Auto Workers’ plan for the South

UAW spent more than two years organizing and then called a snap election in an agreement with VW. German union IG Metall worked with the UAW to pressure VW to open its doors to organizers, but anti-union forces dropped a bombshell after the first of three days of voting.…

Tennessee Volkswagen plant employees vote against joining United Auto Workers

By Bernie Woodall CHATTANOOGA, Tennessee (Reuters) – In a stunning defeat that could accelerate the decades-long decline of the United Auto Workers, employees voted against union representation at Volkswagen AG’s Chattanooga, Tennessee plant, which had been seen as organized labor’s best chance to expand in the U.S. South. An official…

Talks underway to unionize Volkswagen’s U.S. plant

The United Auto Workers said Friday it is in talks with Volkswagen to unionize the German automaker’s US plant and grant workers there a seat on the global works council. The UAW has been making a major push to organize foreign auto plants in recent years after seeing its membership…

Romney: Obama ‘gave’ car companies to UAW

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney on Wednesday insisted that President Barack Obama made a mistake by saving the U.S. auto industry because “the president gave those companies” to the United Auto Workers (UAW) labor union. During a CNN debate in Mesa, Arizona, the former Massachusetts governor admitted that he had…

UAW protests bank in attempt to gain wider support

DETROIT (Reuters) – The United Auto Workers, as part of an effort to broaden support among middle class Americans as it approaches bargaining with the three major U.S. automakers, on Thursday rallied at a downtown Detroit branch of the Bank of America. UAW President Bob King said the protest against…

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