Thursday, October 8, 2015

UAW may still unionize VW plant

Labor law experts say UAW still has options to unionize the Chattanooga Volkswagen plant. According to U.S. labor law, the United Auto Workers faces a one-year waiting period before it can hold another election with the National Labor Relations Board. But - UAW could hold a private vote that could include all or just some plant workers. The union could also present VW with cards signed by workers expressing union support. A UAW representative says the union is still focused on the local plant, and will not turn its back - on local supporters.

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