Thursday, February 20, 2014

Labor expert: UAW may not be done with Volkswagen Chattanooga yet

By Chris Butler February 19, 2014
The United Auto Workers union lost a vote last week to represent workers at Volkswagen of Chattanooga’s plant, but that doesn’t mean they’re done trying to assert themselves there, said one labor expert.  For starters, the UAW may legally try another vote once a year has passed, said Patrick Semmens, spokesman for the National Right to Work Foundation…….The UAW might also make some headway by accusing state politicians of swaying the election results with statements arguing the company might cease to receive any more taxpayer-funded incentives, Semmens said.
“Once the election has concluded, there’s a period of seven days for the union to file objections with the NLRB to challenge the result,” Semmens told Tennessee Watchdog. “I would say there’s a better than 50 percent chance that the UAW will file objections with the intent of setting aside this election result and re-running the election.”.......A statement on UAW’s website from secretary-treasurer Dennis Williams said the following:   “While we’re outraged by politicians and outside special interest groups interfering with the basic legal right of workers to form a union, we’re proud that these workers were brave and stood up to the tremendous pressure from outside.”.....To Read More.....
My Take - Amazing!  VW , which actually likes unions and has a union representative on their Board of Directors in Germany, was almost a partner with the UAW in their attempt to organize this plant and the union still claims victimhood.  It never ends with leftists.   

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