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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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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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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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Germany Wins Court Fight With EU Over VW Protection

October 23, 2013

LUXEMBOURG—Germany won a decisive victory over the European Commission on Tuesday in its bid to preserve state influence at Volkswagen, after Europe’s top court rejected an attempt by Brussels to scuttle a law that helps shield the carmaker from takeovers.


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Anti-UAW Petitions Circulate at VW Assembly Plant

October 4, 2013

CHATTANOOGA, TN—Anti-UAW petitions circulating at Volkswagen’s assembly plant here have captured signatures from approximately 30 percent of the plant’s workers.


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VW Workers File Complaint Against UAW

September 27, 2013

CHATTANOOGA, TN—Eight workers at Volkswagen’s assembly plant here have filed complaints with the National Labor Relations Board, claiming that the UAW misled or coerced them into signing cards requesting union representation at the plant.


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VW to End Production of the ‘Bus’

September 23, 2013

SAO PAULO, Brazil—It carried hippies through the 1960s, hauled surfers in search of killer waves during endless summers, and serves as a workhorse across the developing world, but the long, strange trip of the Volkswagen van is ending. VW will end production of the iconic vehicle here Dec. 31.


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VW Workers Favor UAW Representation

September 13, 2013

NASHVILLE, TN—A majority of workers at Volkswagen’s assembly plant here have signed cards favoring the UAW’s representation in creating a German-style works council at the facility.


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Robots, People Work Side by Side at VW Assembly Plant

September 10, 2013

SALZGITTER, Germany—Volkswagen uses a lightweight six-axis robot to install glow plugs at its engine assembly plant here. The robot works directly with people on the line, without any guards.


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