The result stunned many labor experts who expected a UAW win.
Just 87 votes at the Volkswagen plant in Tennessee separated the United Auto Workers union from what would have been its first successful organization of workers at a foreign automaker in the South. Instead of celebrating a potential watershed moment for labor politics in the region, UAW supporters were left crestfallen by the 712-626 vote […]
Corker's comments "would be grounds to set the election aside and have to run it all over again at a later date."
Senator Bob Corker of Tennessee said on Wednesday he has been “assured” that if workers at the Volkswagen AG plant in his hometown of Chattanooga reject United Auto Worker representation, the company will reward the plant with a new product to build. Corker’s bombshell, which runs counter to public statements by Volkswagen, was dropped on […]