UAW members fight for fair union organizing

On March 5, the House Committee on Education and the Workforce held a hearing on the so-called “Culture of Union Favoritism: The Return of the NLRB’s Ambush Election Rule”. The hearing focused on the proposed rule that was issued by the NLRB in early February that would require businesses to turn over employees’ email addresses

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

UAW appeals outside interference in union representation election for Chattanooga Volkswagen workers

DETROIT, Mich. – The UAW filed an appeal (“objections”) with the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) today related to the interference by politicians and outside special interest groups in the union representation election held last week at Volkswagen’s Chattanooga plant. A firestorm of interference from politicians and special interest groups threatening the economic future of

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

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

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