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German unions back ongoing UAW strive to unionize VW’s Chattanooga plant


The US union, which lost an election back in the beginning of the year to organize workers at Volkswagen’s sole factory in the country, just won two precious allies. Both German union IG Metall and the Volkswagen Global Group Works Council backed the UAW and signed together with the US union a September 9 letter of intent to "Organize Volkswagen's Chattanooga, ...
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