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VW, UAW cooperate before election

Union vote is scheduled for through Friday at Chattanooga, plant.

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has accepted the union’s ‘principles for union elections’ Volkswagen has neutral Some Tennessee have threatened to reject for expanding plant

DETROIT — The UAW and have already forged a level of cooperation even workers at the company’s Chattanooga, plant begin voting on whether they want representation.

Volkswagen has accepted the principles for fair union that UAW President Bob King discussing in 2010.

Volkswagen may be one of the few — if not the first — that has ever agreed to those principles, Gary Klotz, a labor with the Detroit firm of Long. It’s almost a world for the UAW.

That management-union cooperation, about 1,500 workers Wednesday through Friday, has opposition among Tennessee and other anti-union groups who purchased billboard space and workers to reject the union.

Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tenn. with Volkswagen workers to the UAW, which he described as a organization and the largest shareholder of Motors. Corker is the former of Chattanooga.

It’s still in that Volkswagen is not saying regardless of what happens will support the UAW.

Secunda, professor of law at Marquette

That is a reference to the 8.8% in GM held by the UAW Retiree Medical Trust, established in the 2009 bankruptcy of GM to cover health claims of the company’s UAW retirees.

The chose to accept shares of GM as of the bankruptcy restructuring. Corker against federal aid to GM and Chrysler.

The key to survival is to come down and plants in the Southeast, Corker We’re concerned about the Look at Detroit.

Maury a Chattanooga lawyer representing the group Southern Momentum, some groups in Tennessee examining the legality of this to an election and whether it may form the for some sort of unfair practice charge.

As voting begins, Southern and the Center for Worker Freedom. by Washington. D.C.-based anti-tax Grover Norquist, have Volkswagen of backing the UAW.

leaders, who control majorities in chambers of the Tennessee General and Republican Gov. Bill have threatened to reject for a Volkswagen expansion in Chattanooga if accept the UAW.

Gary a UAW regional director, said sad that when workers their legal right to a union some Tennessee are threatening the economic well-being of and businesses.

There is an unusual of tension between company and the UAW, at least in their comments.

Volkswagen and the UAW agreed 27 to hold this week’s under supervision of the National Relations Board.

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In most NLRB-supervised elections, fight hard to convince to reject a union. Volkswagen is to dealing with unions in and South America organized joint employee-management works It has chosen to remain neutral in

The key to their survival is to come and organize plants in the Southeast. concerned about the impact. at Detroit.

U.S. Sen. Bob R-Tenn.

Details of the neutrality include the following provisions:

• The will communicate with in a non-adversarial, positive manner and not defame or make any untruthful regarding one another.

• Both parties will presentations to employees. The Volkswagen was mandatory. The UAW portion was optional.

• provided the UAW with a room it could talk to employees and questions.

• Management informed it believes establishment of a works is in the common interest of Volkswagen and its

• Management gave the UAW a list of names and home addresses.

Secunda, professor of law at Marquette said the election agreement probably withstand any legal

It’s still neutral in the that Volkswagen is not saying regardless of what happens will support the UAW, said. The NLRB. has generally that these types of rules and procedures are lawful.

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