Tag Archives: United Auto Workers

UWA sustains blow as Chattanooga’s VW workers reject union by 86 votes

February 14, 2014


Volkswagen’s Chattanooga employees have spurned the United Auto Workers, rejecting two years of wooing by the Detroit-based union in a vote of 712 to 626, the Chattanooga Times Free Press reports. The vote count came late Friday after three days of balloting by VW workers in the National Labor Relations Board-supervised election. Some experts said […]

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Tennessee legislators threaten VW’s incentives over company’s stance on union vote

February 13, 2014

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The crusade by anti-union forces in Tennessee, including the state’s governor, is now as much a fight with Volkswagen management as with the United Auto Workers union, the Detroit Free Press reports. Not only are Republican legislators accusing Volkswagen of backing the UAW, but some of their leaders on Monday threatened to withhold tax incentives […]

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Nissan statement on UAW subsidies study

May 17, 2013

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Nissan North America has responded to a recent United Auto Workers study on incentives it received from the state of Mississippi. “Nissan has more than met the requirements for job creation called for in the state’s incentive package. Our 5,000 team members hold some of the most secure jobs in Mississippi and enjoy competitive pay well above […]

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