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Lockout Continues at Ohio Automotive Supplier

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LEBANON, OH—The lockout of 174 workers at automotive supplier Hayashi Telempu’s assembly plant here will enter its 11th week on Monday.

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Auto Parts Supplier Locks Out Workers

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LEBANON, OH—Auto parts manufacturer Hayashi Telempu North America has locked out some 200 unionized workers at its assembly plant here.

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UAW Withdraws Appeal of VW Vote

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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

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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

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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

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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?

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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

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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

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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

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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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