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US: the UAW continues to strive for exclusive bargain rights at VW plant


The United Auto Workers union announced it would commence worker training at the factory in Chattanooga, Tennessee that belongs to VW AG in order to form a local version of the latter company’s German-style works council. The plant in the US is the only facility that belongs to VW that lacks that form of representation – the US law mandates a ...
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