In a victory for the UAW, Local 42, a group of skilled-trade workers at Volkswagen's Chattanooga, TN plant, votes in favor of collective bargaining rights.
American Council Of Employees
Volkswagen has recognized a second union at its Chattanooga factory. This one is called the American Council of Employees and positions itself as an anti-UAW group. Both organizations have access to company management but neither have a collective bargaining agreement.