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UAW calls for comprehensive labor law changes after VW organizing campaign

The UAW today called on Congress to take a comprehensive look at the country’s labor laws and NLRB rules that made it almost impossible for Volkswagen workers to form a union. “VW workers endured a system where even when they voted, the company refused to bargain,” said Brian Rothenberg, spokesman for the UAW. “Clearly Volkswagen was able to delay bargaining with maintenance and ultimately this vote among all production and maintenance workers through legal games until they could undermine the vote.” “Our labor laws are broken,” said Rothenberg. “Workers should not have to endure threats and intimidation in order to ... Read more