Coercive, Outside Anti-Union Campaign Contaminates VW Election

Last week’s union election at Volkswagen’s Chattanooga, Tennessee, assembly plant – where workers fell 86 votes short of gaining union representation through the UAW – leaves a foul taste in my mouth. My reaction isn’t a matter of sour grapes, as I deeply respect the right of workers to decide if they want union representation.

IBEW Stands with UAW, Calls for New Volkswagen Vote

The United Auto Workers is asking the National Labor Relations Board to set aside the results of the certification election at Volkswagen’s Chattanooga, Tenn. assembly plant decided after a three-day vote Feb. 14. Workers at the plant voted 712-626 against joining the UAW after a high-profile campaign that saw Tennessee politicians and private interest groups

Valuable skill-building opportunity set for UAW members

Attend the Winter Leadership Institutes at Black Lake Each year the International UAW hosts the Winter Leadership Institutes at the Walter and May Reuther UAW Family Education Center in Onaway, Mich. For a nominal fee of $75 a member can partake in a week-long fun and educational experience at “Black Lake.” Sessions are held this

Demos Denounces Unprecedented Political Interference in Volkswagen Worker Election

NEW YORK, NY — In response to Friday’s vote at a Chattanooga, Tennessee Volkswagen plant, Demos issued the following statement: “The intensity of political interference to influence the union representation vote was unprecedented,” said Heather McGhee, incoming Demos President. “All Americans should have an equal chance in our economy, and that requires employees having more

Statement from Communications Workers of America (CWA) on UAW election at VW Chattanooga

Tennessee Republicans Must Be Held Accountable For Atrocious Interference in VW Representation Election Washington, D.C. — VW employees in Chattanooga have every right to support or oppose their own collective bargaining rights.  The narrow loss in the National Labor Relations Board election Friday would have been just an issue of working Americans exercising their rights

Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU) condemns shameful interference in VW vote

Washington, DC – Republicans and special interest groups have hit a new low in infringing on workers’ basic legal right to organize says the Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU) in condemning their shameful interference with the Volkswagen workers’ National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) election in Chattanooga. “We are outraged at the shameful tactics Sen. Corker, Governor

Celebrating White Shirt Day Anniversary

Today is the UAW’s annual White Shirt Day honoring the anniversary of the brave men and women who, in 1936-37, created the recognition of the UAW for the first time in a strike against General Motors in the Flint Sit-Down Strike that ended Feb. 11, 1937. Each year on White Shirt Day men and women