CHATTANOOGA, TN—VW will appeal to federal court a National Labor Relations Board decision upholding a vote in which a small group of skilled trades workers at the carmaker’s Tennessee assembly plant aligned with the UAW.
CHATTANOOGA, TN—Volkswagen may soon need to negotiate wages and benefits with the UAW local in Tennessee after the National Labor Relations Board rejected the automaker’s appeal that skilled-trades workers couldn’t organize separately from others at its assembly plant here.
CHATTANOOGA, TN—The American Council of Employees at Volkswagen’s assembly plant here is supporting the automaker’s federal appeal of last year’s election, in which a small group of employees agreed to align with the United Auto Workers.
BUENA VISTA TOWNSHIP, MI—UAW-represented workers approved a new labor contract with Nexteer Automotive Corp. nearly two weeks after overwhelmingly rejecting a previous deal and engaging in a one-day strike.
BUENA VISTA TOWNSHIP, MI—A General Motors assembly plant in Flint, MI, could be the first to be affected by a parts shortage because of a strike at auto supplier Nexteer Automotive. More than 3,200 UAW members at Nexteer went on strike early Tuesday after the auto supplier rejected a new proposal from the union.
CHATTANOOGA, TN—The United Auto Workers union has gained a significant first victory at a foreign-owned automaker in the South. Skilled-trades workers at Volkswagen’s assembly plant here voted 108-44 to have the UAW negotiate their collective bargaining agreements.
JACKSON, MS—The National Labor Relations Board is charging Nissan Motor Co. and a contract worker agency with violating workers’ rights at the company’s assembly plants in Mississippi and Tennessee. Filed Monday, the charges claim Nissan’s uniform policy illegally stifles workers’ right to wear pro-union or anti-union clothing.