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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……

Tenn. auto workers accuse UAW of colluding with Volkswagen

By Bernie Woodall (Reuters) – Five Volkswagen workers moved on Tuesday to undercut the United Auto Workers’ appeal to an election that resulted in the union’s failure to organize VW’s Chattanooga, Tennessee plant earlier this month, an anti-union group said. In a petition to the National Labor Relations Board, the…

Obama fires back at Tenn. Sen. Bob Corker as Volkswagen workers end union vote

By Richard Cowan and Bernie Woodall CAMBRIDGE, Md./CHATTANOOGA, Tennessee (Reuters) – P resident Barack Obama on Friday waded into a high-stakes union vote at Volkswagen AG’s plant in Tennessee, accusing Republican politicians who oppose unionization of being more concerned about German shareholders than U.S. workers. Obama’s comments, made at a…

Volkswagen workers in Tennessee begin crucial vote on unionization

Workers at German auto giant Volkswagen’s plant in Tennessee were voting Wednesday on whether to form a union, a decision seen as a referendum on the health of the US labor movement. The United Auto Workers (UAW) has never managed to organize in an American plant owned by a foreign…

United Auto Workers union close to big win thanks to Germany’s VW

American labor leaders are closing in on a decades-long goal of organizing a factory run by a foreign automaker, thanks to a bridgehead opened up at Germany's Volkswagen. While a vote has not yet been scheduled, the United Auto Workers says that a majority……

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