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VW Chattanooga plant workers reject UAW

Unionization rejected, but by a smaller margin than in 2014

Unionization rejected, but by a smaller margin than in 2014.

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EPA may force VW to build EVs in US as 'penalty' for diesel scandal

Along with whatever it will need to do to fix its cheat-device-enabled TDIs, VW may be forced to built electric vehicles in Chattanooga.

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Workers at VW Chattanooga plant will take UAW vote

Skilled trade workers at Volkswagen's factory in Chattanooga, TN, will vote in early December whether to join the United Auto Workers.

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Volkswagen plans expansion, tech center in Chattanooga

Volkswagen has approval to expand its growing Chattanooga, TN, factory by even more than the initial plan. The automaker is adding an additional 130,153 square feet to the current 538,000 square feet of construction.

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VW recognizes second union at Chattanooga plant

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.

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VW Chattanooga plant very close to UAW representation

After months of fighting from both sides, it looks like the Volkswagen factory in Chattanooga, TN, might unionize under the United Auto Workers after all. According to a letter acquired by The Associated Press, VW and the UAW reportedly struck a deal last spring where the union agreed to stop its challenge of the organization vote with the National Labor Relations Board to

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Anti-UAW VW workers move to form own union

The struggle over unionization at the Volkswagen factory in Chattanooga, TN, continues to get more complicated. There's now a second union fighting to organize at the plant; although this one is staunchly against the actions of the United Auto Workers. At the same time, the UAW is still signing up voluntary members to its Chris Bruce

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UAW convention reignites talk of organizing VW Chattanooga plant

Well that didn't last long. It appears that the struggle by the United Auto Workers to unionize the Volkswagen factory in Chattanooga, TN, is far from over, despite dropping its appeal of the failed vote to the National Labor Relations Board. This time it may even have renewed support coming from VW's Global Group Works Council.

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VW using other manufacturing locations as leverage in battle with TN [w/video]

We've reached a new step in the ongoing drama at Volkswagen's factory in Chattanooga, TN. The United Auto Workers recently dropped its opposition to the union vote and agreed that it wouldn't hold another ballot for at least a year. Now, the new question becomes where VW is going to build its forthcoming midsize SUV.

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Senator linked with $300M tax offer to keep UAW out of TN VW plant [w/video]

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

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Labor boss threatens to halt VW investments in South if plant isn't unionized

I can imagine fairly well that another VW factory in the United States, provided that one more should still be set up there, does not necessarily have to be assigned to the south again. ... If co-determination isn't guaranteed in the first place, we as workers will hardly be able to vote in favor [of another VW plant in the southern US].

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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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VW leadership split on unionizing TN plant

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 that sits in a right-to-work state.

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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

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VW's Chattanooga plant in lead for subcompact crossover production [UPDATE]

A new Volkswagen crossover may be joining the Passat at the German automaker's Chattanooga, Tennessee factory, a facility recently in the news lately due to grumblings over an increasing potential for UAW unionization. Brandon Turkus

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VW, UAW hold high-level talks on organizing Chattanooga

Volkswagen and the United Auto Workers union are now one step closer to achieving a deal that would see VW's plant in Chattanooga, TN become unionized. If it happens, it would be the first major victory in recent years for the UAW at a plant in the United States run by a foreign automaker. The UA

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VW USA requiring mandatory fitness program before working in TN factory

Get a job, get in shape. Or something like that. Whatever you want to call it, Volkswagen is taking the rather unusual step of putting all of the newly hired production line workers at its new plant in Chattanooga, Tennessee into a mandatory fitness program before they can begin working.

First sketch emerges of Volkswagen's New Mid-Size Sedan from Tennesee

Although the ceremonial opening of Volkswagen's new plant in Chattanooga has been delayed, locals are anticipating the arrival of what is shaping up to be the largest employer in town. Case in point: local television station WRCB has managed to get hold of a concept rendering

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