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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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Volkswagen global labor representatives back UAW’s implication in Tennessee plant
Volkswagen AG’s global works council is supporting the renewed effort from the United Auto Workers to represent workers at the German automaker’s Tennessee plant. Germany's IG Metall union, the global union ...
US: Ford employee dissatisfied with UAW dues spurs right-to-work debate
Todd Lemire, a tool-and-die maker with 16 years experience, has moved to file a complaint against his employer – Ford – and the UAW because of certain aspects of his ...
UAW surprisingly recovers after VW Tennessee unionizing vote
Back in February the United Auto Workers lost a ballot to unionize workers at Volkswagen AG's sole US plant in Chattanooga, Tennessee. But now, trough a newly formed local, the ...
US: veterans trained through UAW-Ford program
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UAW still mulling VW’s US plant
While in February the auto union lost a ballot to gather the support of workers to unionize them, the UAW is not giving up on Chattanooga’s Volkswagen plant and the ...
US: elections for UAW are now based on neutrality
America’s auto union, the UAW, has been heavily basing its wins lately on an old labor movement system – neutrality agreements. These are rarely employed today, besides the ones claimed ...
UAW’s top negotiator is a woman
Just as the No.1 US automaker has for the first time ever named at its top position a woman – with Mary Barra as the new CEO, so does the ...
New UAW president ready to tackle the automakers
On Thursday, the United Auto Workers chose as their new president Dennis Williams, which has now already taken charge and warned the US automakers that next year’s negotiations would have ...
US: the UAW plans to organize the Mercedes plant in Alabama
After the failed attempt to organize the Volkswagen owned plant in the US, the UAW goes on undeterred and has announced it would soon come up with a strategy for ...

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