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    Report: Senator linked with $300M tax offer to keep UAW out of TN VW plant [w/video]
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    The ongoing scrutiny over employees at Volkswagen's Chattanooga plant voting on whether to join the United Auto Workers isn't over yet, despite the fact that the organization drive was turned back by workers weeks ago. In the latest development, WTVF-TV in Nashville has received leaked documents ...

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    Report: UAW angered over VW workers getting right to defend anti-union vote
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    The United Auto Workers have called a decision by the National Labor Relations Board allowing anti-UAW employees at the Volkswagen factory in Chattanooga the right to defend voting down unionization at the plant "an outrage." You'll recall that the union was defeated by a vote of 712 to 626 in a ...

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    Followup: UAW appealing VW Tennessee plant loss, argues interference
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    All of you who are surprised that the United Auto Workers union is appealing the results of the "No" vote at the Volkswagen plant in Tennessee, raise your hands. No one? Good. Reuters reports that after the workers at the Chattanooga factory declined union representation, the UAW has filed an ...

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    Report: Labor boss threatens to halt VW investments in South if plant isn't unionized
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    You didn't think that you'd heard the last of union talk at Volkswagen's plant in Chattanooga, TN, just because workers voted not to join the United Auto Workers, did you? Of course not. And this latest tidbit is sure to raise more than a few eyebrows, as it came straight from Bernd Osterloh, ...

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    Report: Senator says VW will give CUV to Tennessee plant if they reject UAW
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    Corker has been "assured" a new CUV will come to the plant if it votes against the UAW The ongoing drama that is the possible unionization of the Volkswagen factory in Chattanooga has just had an enormous twist - Republican Senator Bob Corker said yesterday during the first of a three-day, ...

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    Report: Senator Corker says VW would be 'laughingstock' if it made deal with UAW
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    Certainly, nobody wants to be known as a "laughingstock in the business world." But that's just what Volkswagen would be if it entered into an agreement with the United Auto Workers union, allowing its workers in Chattanooga, TN to organize a German-style works council that would represent both ...

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    Report: Senator Corker heckled at GM Spring Hill plant ceremony
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    Senator Bob Corker (R-Tenn.) met a tough crowd last week at a ceremony announcing General Motors would once again produce vehicles in Spring Hill, Tennessee beginning next year. Autoworkers attending an event at the manufacturing facility booed and jeered Corker during his speech. According to ...

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    Report: UAW hopeful it can unionize VW's Chattanooga plant
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    The United Auto Workers has been trying for the past 30 years to unionize plants operated by foreign automakers in the South, but to date, there has been absolutely zero success. There are many reasons the UAW has consistently failed over time, including allegations of intimidation and fear ...

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    TN Senator Corker argues UAW would be "highly detrimental" to stateside VW plant
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    Unions and southern auto plants go together like ice cream socials and diabetes, but the mere thought of an organized Volkswagen plant in Chattanooga must give Tennessee Senator Bob Corker bad dreams. The Chattanooga Times Free Press reports that Corker was asked by VW to give input as to whether ...

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    VIDEO: TN Senator Corker's daughter carjacked, suspects apprehended via OnStar
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    Senator Corker praises OnStar -- Click above to watch the video
    Tennessee Senator Bob Corker had this opinion of OnStar a month ago: "Each month I get the bill for OnStar and [I think], 'I don't want to pay this again.'" Then his daughter Julia was carjacked in Washington D.C. last week driving ...

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    Senate GOP unveils alternative Auto Rescue/Bailout Bill
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    In the face of mounting opposition from Senate Republicans for his own party's Auto Rescue/Bailout Bill, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) this morning told the lot of them to come up with something better. Freshman Republican Senator Bob Corker (R-Tenn.) thinks he has done just that, ...

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