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Currently, Volkswagen Chattanooga only builds the Passat. But VW would like to build a new SUV there. The other option is at a plant in Mexico. Credit: VW

Even UAW Supporters Puzzled Over Why The Union Pulled Its Challenge To Volkswagen Vote

by / on April 21, 2014

The United Auto Workers surprised even its biggest backers in Tennessee Monday morning when it suddenly withdrew its objections to a failed union vote at Volkswagen.

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UAW Wants To Delay VW Hearings After New Documents Come To Light

UAW Wants To Delay VW Hearings After New Documents Come To Light

by / on April 2, 2014

The United Auto Workers wants to delay hearings into whether Republican politicians swayed a union vote at Volkswagen’s Chattanooga plant. New documents show the state had $300 million in government incentives riding on what happened there.

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Anti-Union VW Workers Go To Court To Keep Company ‘Neutral’ Next Time

Anti-Union VW Workers Go To Court To Keep Company ‘Neutral’ Next Time

by / on March 13, 2014

Three workers at Volkswagen’s Chattanooga plant have sued the automaker in federal court. They accuse the company of aiding the United Auto Workers in a failed unionization effort, and they hope to keep the company from doing it again.

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Alexander Steps Up Push For NLRB Resignations

Alexander Steps Up Push For NLRB Resignations

by / on January 30, 2013

The Tennessean Republican says two members of the NLRB should resign immediately, after a court ruling found their appointment unconstitutional.

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Alexander Introduces Bill to Protect Right to Work States

by / on May 13, 2011

A complaint from the National Labor Relations Board that discourages Boeing from making planes in South Carolina could also hurt manufacturing in Tennessee, the way Lamar Alexander sees it. The Republican Senator introduced legislation Thursday that aims to protect right-to-work laws, which prevent workers from being required to join a union.

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