2014-02-18 18:51:31

Anti-Labor Propaganda Campaign Succeeds in Tennessee As Volkswagen Workers Reject UAW Union

Employees at a Volkswagen plant in Chattanooga, Tennessee, have rejected membership in the United Auto Workers Union. In a blow to organized labor, Volkswagen workers voted against the measure by a vote of 712 to 626, derailing attempts to make it the first unionized foreign-owned car factory in the United States. But the union faced intense opposition from Republican lawmakers, including threats suggesting the plant might miss out on future subsidies or on a new SUV line if the union succeeded.

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