Simple Answer Is the VolkswagenUAW issue over? — Volkswagen Worker

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Simple Answer: Is the Volkswagen-UAW over?

A worker in Volkswagen’s assembly plant. Workers rejected joining the United Workers. The union has filed a with the National Labor Board. (Photo: AP )


Volkswagen’s workers in Chattanooga against the United Auto union. I thought this was with, but I keep seeing the What gives?

It’s over. That’s the Simple Workers rejected the union in a vote on Feb. 14. The lead-up to the saw a lot of rhetoric on both sides of the It got passionate.

In the aftermath, the union filed a with the National Labor Board a week later a new vote.

The NLRB has not yet decided the

Why did the union file a complaint?

The viewed comments made by leading Republican lawmakers in the and weeks leading up to the vote as interference. The union was particularly by comments made by U.S. Bob Corker.

Corker, who served as the city’s from 2001 to 2005, lead the creation of the industry that houses the Volkswagen and worked to recruit the German to the United States.

“If the UAW is voted they’re going to come immediately, within a two-week and affirm they’re going to a line here,” Corker The Associated Press the day before the vote ended.

Volkswagen has yet to announce a new vehicle for the plant.

What has Corker about all of this?

Corker has his remarks and has blamed the UAW’s as a factor in slowing any decision by on where to build a new sport vehicle. Volkswagen has disavowed the comments.

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“When I see something in the I am going to stand up and express my Corker told The Tennessean’s Barton recently .

So what’s at stake here?

A Again, that’s the Simple The UAW for years has tried to make in the South among the growing of foreign automakers setting up here. If they succeed at in Chattanooga, it could give a beachhead.

On the other side, lawmakers across the South used the fact that the UAW here to help, in part, businesses.

The NLRB’s decision also have big impacts on what officials can and cannot say during votes.

What’s next?

The has scheduled a hearing for April 21. So the issue to remain in the news as we to see how the board rules. Either the issue isn’t going anytime soon.

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