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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: TN politicians may push to end VW incentives if plant goes union
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    Volkswagen's Chattanooga Assembly Plant is scheduled to vote on whether to unionize in the coming days, but Tennessee state lawmakers are threatening to deny future tax subsidies to the factory, if the vote is successful. The factory is currently the only Volkswagen plant worldwide that is not ...

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    Report: VW's Chattanooga plant to vote on UAW representation next week
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    After years of failure in unionizing auto factories owned by foreign carmakers, the United Auto Workers might be poised for its first major victory. Volkswagen employees at the company's assembly plant in Chattanooga, TN, will vote in a secret ballot sometime between February 12 and 14 on whether ...

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    Official: Chrysler purchases remaining shares from VEBA Trust, announces funding plan
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    It's official: The Detroit Three is now The Detroit Two and The Fiat Subsidiary, Chrysler. Both the Italian carmaker and The Pentastar announced the completion of cash payments and a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on future payments necessary to make the Chrysler Group a wholly-owned ...

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    Report: Detroit Three autoworkers could get huge bonuses
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    For a long time, being a line worker for one of the Detroit Three has meant living with an uncertain future. With the health of American automakers on the rise, though, things are also starting to look up for the men and women building the cars. The latest sign that things aren't bad? Big ...

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    Report: Marchionne completed Fiat-Chrysler deal from a Florida beach
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    Sergio Marchionne is the CEO of Fiat, which as you may have heard, has finally worked up a deal to finish acquiring the Chrysler Group after months of bargaining with the United Auto Workers and its VEBA healthcare trust, which owned just over 40 percent of the American brand. Where was ...

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    Report: Fiat and UAW back at negotiating table over Chrysler stake
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    We knew there'd be no Chrysler IPO before the end of this year, but Fiat is determined to get the best run going into 2014 and is back at the poker table with the UAW. The delay was said to be Chrysler's desire to clean up a tax issue with the IRS; turns out that also bought the carmaker time to ...

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    Report: Judge says GM doesn't owe $450M in retiree benefits
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    General Motors is not obligated to honor a pre-bankruptcy contract between the automaker, its affiliate, Delphi, and the United Auto Workers to cover $450 million in retiree medical benefits, a federal judge says, according to Reuters. The contract in question was enacted two years before GM's ...

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    Report: UAW mulling first dues hike since 1967
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    Prices for most goods and services have risen substantially since 1967, but apparently monthly dues for the United Auto Workers union have stayed exactly the same. All that might change, however, as Reuters reports that UAW members could soon pay a little more for their union ...

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    ETC: Chrysler shows creative side with employee art exhibit
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    The United Auto Workers and Chrysler recently sponsored 92 works of art created by 50 of the automaker's unionized and salaried employees for the 2013-14 Artists at Work Exhibition, the ninth such show, which recognizes the creative process required to make art and manufacture vehicles. Chrysler ...

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    Report: Chrysler stays IPO until 2014
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    There will not be a Chrysler IPO in 2013. Fiat, according to a report from Forbes, has announced that it will not be able to make the American brand's initial public offering before the end of the year, saying that the short, five-week window that makes up the rest of 2013 is "not ...

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    Report: UAW nominates Secretary-Treasurer Williams to replace retiring King
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    UAW Secretary-Treasurer Dennis Williams has officially been nominated to take over the union from President Bob King, whose term is set to end in June. The nomination of Williams is big for a number of reasons, not least of which is because the 60-year-old has never actually worked in an ...

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    Report: Are VW execs pushing workers to unionize in Chattanooga? [UPDATE]
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    United Auto Workers has been pushing to unionize Volkswagen's Chattanooga, TN plant, and Volkswagen seems to be open to the idea - the two parties already have discussed an employee "works council" for the factory, which would require UAW organization - but the automaker says it will only ...

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    Report: VW leadership split on unionizing TN plant
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    The "will they, won't they" back-and-forth in the United Auto Worker's courtship of Volkswagen's Chattanooga plant is still in full swing, as the union, German and American executives and most importantly, employees, try to figure out just what the future of labor relations will be at a plant ...

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    Video: Does Alfa Romeo's US return hinge on Chrysler-Fiat deal?
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    A Bloomberg report from last month said that if Chrysler ends up offering an IPO, it could jeopardize the entire alliance between the Auburn Hills-based automaker and Fiat, but the outlet now says that an IPO could crush the dreams of hopeful Alfa Romeo 4C owners in the US. As the latest ...

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    Report: UAW tactics called into question at VW's TN plant
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    The United Auto Workers is in hot water with some of the very workers it is trying to unionize at Volkswagen's Chattanooga assembly plant. According to The Tennessean, eight Volkswagen factory workers have filed complaints against the UAW with the National Labor Relations Board, claiming the ...

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    Followup: Fiat-Chrysler alliance in jeopardy due to Pentastar's IPO filing?
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    The four-year relationship between Fiat and Chrysler has thus far been beneficial for both automakers, but it has also proven to be a complicated battle between Sergio Marchionne and the United Auto Workers – the latter controlling the remaining 41.5 percent of Chrysler. With the recent ...

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    Official: Chrysler files for IPO
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    Chrysler has had a lot of owners over the past few years alone, from Daimler to Cerberus to Fiat and the federal government. But it could be poised to gain some more before long. Like, a lot more. The automaker has just announced that it has filed with the US Securities and Exchange Commission ...

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    Report: Chrysler IPO to be filed as early as this week
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    An initial public offering for the Chrysler Group could happen this week, following Sergio Marchionne's comments to Financial Times in London, according to a report from The Detroit News. Fiat, which owns 58.5 percent of Chrysler, has been in a battle with the UAW retiree healthcare trust over ...

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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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