NLRB wrong to allow right-wing groups to intervene in VW vote

DETROIT –The UAW released the following statement in reaction to the NLRB ruling to let outside-funded groups participate in the hearing regarding the interference of state and federal politicians in the UAW election at Volkswagen in Chattanooga: “It is an outrage that the Atlanta Region of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), deviating from the

UAW mourns the loss of William Clay Ford, Sr.

DETROIT – UAW President Bob King today issued this statement on behalf of the members and retirees of the UAW, on the passing of William Clay Ford, Sr.: “The UAW mourns the loss of Bill Ford Sr. and extends deepest sympathy to the entire Ford family. His vision and leadership helped create the unique relationship

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

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

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.

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