Skip to comments.VW workers at Tennessee plant reject union
Posted on 02/14/2014 7:16:40 PM PST by Olog-haiEdited on 02/14/2014 7:28:26 PM PST by Admin Moderator. [history]
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) Workers at a Volkswagen factory in Tennessee have voted against union representation, a devastating loss that derails the United Auto Workers union's effort to organize Southern factories.
The 712-626 vote released late Friday stunned many labor experts who expected a UAW win because Volkswagen tacitly endorsed the union and even allowed organizers into the Chattanooga factory to make sales pitches.
The UAW for decades has tried without success to organize a foreign-owned plant in a region that's wary of organized labor. The loss now makes it even harder for the union to recruit members at another Southern factory.
47% to 53% roughly.
That’s a mandate, right?
Beat me to it. Everything Obama wants and touches fails. The Obama admin must be in panic mode trying to save Dear Leader from himself.
ED Schuttz is crying The PRO UNION workers told him they “KNEW” they had the votes.
Corker should have kept his big trap shut. Why give the UAW any ammo in this fight. Corker needs to go away.
Chattanooga lucked out on this vote. Thank you Volkswagen workers for not bringing the UAW to our city!
This was something that VW tacitly endorsed, so the close vote wasn’t surprising.
As opposed to our politicians in the White House and D.C. who don't give a damn about American workers and are more concerned about supporting the muslim brotherhood than Americans.
According to the Chatanooga Times Free Press the UAW just kicked them out of their post-vote whine fest.
Smart move. Just say no to union scum.
Yeah, who in their right minds would want to hand over a part of their paycheck for basically nothing (plus know that politically part of that money would support things you don’t like as a Conservative)!?
Substitute merde for Midas. you won’t need reverse.
Corker is an ass. His stupid comments might result in a revote.
But.. but.. Obie told us everybody was in favor of the union.
Unions have become money laundering operations for DNC.
What a relief they LOST this one!
People who want to keep their jobs, now make popcorn and see what lawsuits demand a judge force them to join
there's hope for the American factory worker yet!
the mutt in the white hut will NOT be pleased...