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Tesla worker testifies that company stopped him from organizing union

Tesla denies the allegations

Tesla denies the allegations.

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Tesla: Workplace safety, unions and the color yellow

Someone’s been too busy playing with flamethrowers

Tesla's troubles with media reports on working conditions and union organizing took a hard right turn on Monday. In response to Reveal's Engadget

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U.S. labor board files complaint against Tesla over worker rights

Workers have to sign an agreement not to publicly discuss their working conditions

Workers have to sign an agreement not to publicly disclose details of working conditions.

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VW Chattanooga plant union votes to approve collective bargaining

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.

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Mercedes Alabama ops ordered to allow workers to discuss unionization

A decision last week by the National Labor Relations Board has bolstered the efforts of the United Auto Workers at Mercedes-Benz's Tuscaloosa, AL factory, as the union continues its attempts to represent the factory's workers.

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NLRB says Mercedes violated Alabama worker rights

Mercedes-Benz has run afoul of the National Labor Relations Board after an administrative judge ruled that the company violated organizing rights of workers at the company's Vance, AL factory, which builds the M-Class, GL-Class and the new Brandon Turkus

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UAW drops appeal of VW Tennessee unionization vote

The United Auto Workers' attempt to unionize Volkswagen's Chattanooga, TN, factory may be off the table for a while. Since shortly after workers there rejected organizing, the UAW has been appealing to the National Labor Relations Board for another vote citing interfere

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Anti-union group files lawsuit against VW and UAW

The fight for unionization at Volkswagen's Chattanooga, TN, factory isn't letting up. Yesterday, the National Labor Relations Board decided to allow anti-United Auto Workers employees at the plant the right to defend voting down the measure. Now, a group called the National Right to Work Foundation has filed a federal lawsuit on behalf of five workers against Chris Bruce

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UAW angered over VW workers getting right to defend anti-union vote

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."

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Senator says VW will give CUV to Tennessee plant if they reject UAW

Corker has been "assured" a new CUV will come to the plant if it votes against the UAW

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Are VW execs pushing workers to unionize in Chattanooga? [UPDATE]

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 recognize UAW if employees approve the move via a formal secret ballot. But now some workers are claiming that VW is coercing them into joining th

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UAW tactics called into question at VW's TN plant

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 Brandon Turkus