Nissan said, "They have rejected the UAW and chosen to self-represent, continuing the direct relationship they enjoy with the company."
Tesla chief Elon Musk doubles down on his effort to stave off unionization at the company's Northern California plant by offering perks such as a roller coaster and free frozen yogurt.
Volkswagen isn't the only automaker with high-profile unionization efforts afoot at one of its North American factories. Unifor, Canada's largest private-sector union, is attempting to organize Toyota's factories in Ontario, reports Reuters. A vote was originally set for next week, but Unifor has apparently found more workers eligible to vote, delaying the proceedings. It hasn't rescheduled the ballot yet, but claims there are 7,500 employees with the right to vote, with over 3,000 having alread
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."
"Not only can you [defeat unions], but if you don't you're a weenie" - Grover Norquist