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US: UAW makes another critical step in getting recognized at VW’s Tennessee factory


Even though back in January amid political tensions the UAW lost an important ballot to secure representation at VW’s Chattanooga plant, the union has managed to work its way around the worker decision and gain a crucial partial and unconventional recognition. According to a company spokesperson, the UAW managed to prove to Volkswagen Ag that it currently represents more than 45% ...
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