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UAW Withdraws Appeal of VW Vote

April 22, 2014

CHATTANOOGA, TN—The UAW withdrew its appeal of the outcome of a union vote at Volkswagen’s assembly plant here.


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UAW Membership Grew by 2 Percent

April 15, 2014

DETROIT—The UAW’s total membership grew by 8,902 in 2013, as the automotive industry rebounded and the union logged some organizing victories that helped it reach a total of 391,415 members. While the increase is a modest 2 percent gain, it is the fourth consecutive year of membership gains for the UAW at a time when labor union membership continues to decline nationally.


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NLRB Hears Complaint About Unionization Efforts at Mercedes Assembly Plant

April 11, 2014

BIRMINGHAM, AL—A worker’s complaint about not being able to pass out pro-union literature and union authorization cards near the Mercedes-Benz assembly plant here was considered this week during a three-day hearing conducted by the National Labor Relations Board.


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UAW to Hold Strike Vote at Corvette Assembly Plant

April 9, 2014

BOWLING GREEN, KY—The UAW has scheduled a vote to authorize a strike at the General Motors assembly plant here, which makes the Chevrolet Corvette.


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Are unions still relevant?

April 1, 2014

On Feb. 14, workers at Volkswagen’s assembly plant in Chattanooga, TN, voted to reject representation by the United Auto Workers.


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UAW Loses Vote at VW Assembly Plant

February 18, 2014

CHATTANOOGA, TN—In the wake of Friday’s stunning defeat among Volkswagen’s workers here, the UAW must soberly assess whether it can effectively organize any foreign-owned assembly plant in a region where organized labor has been regarded as an undesirable force for generations.


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VW Workers to Vote on UAW Representation Next Week

February 4, 2014

CHATTANOOGA, TN—Workers at Volkswagen’s assembly plant here will vote Feb. 12-14 on whether they wish to be represented by the UAW.


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UAW: VW Plant Will Be Union Shop by June

January 20, 2014

CHATTANOOGA, TN—UAW chief Bob King has told a German newspaper he believes the union will be in Volkswagen’s assembly plant here by June.


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UAW to Raise Membership Dues

December 4, 2013

DETROIT—With its membership tumbling sharply and a long-running effort to organize foreign-owned makers still in limbo, the UAW is looking at the possibility of raising its dues by 25 percent—its first hike since 1967.


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Autoworkers Go From Assembly Line to Art Gallery

November 25, 2013

DETROIT—The UAW and Chrysler have unveiled an art show here that recognizes multidimensional employees from the shop floor and celebrates the role of the creative process in manufacturing automobiles.


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