Five years later, union moves to organize VW’s Tennessee car plant again

12 Apr
Production version of VW’s CrossBlue concept to be built in ChattanoogaWorkers at Volkswagen's car factory in Chattanooga, Tennessee, will vote on whether to organize and join the United Auto Workers Union on April 29 and April 30. When the UAW made a push to organize the plant's eligible assembly line workers in 2014, the effort narrowly failed 712-626. The UAW did manage to organize skilled trade laborers after...

UAW files lawsuit against GM over decision to idle car factories

28 Feb
General Motors Renaissance Center in Detroit, MichiganThe United Auto Workers union served General Motors a fresh lawsuit on Tuesday over its decision to idle four assembly plants in the U.S. The UAW claimed in its lawsuit that GM breached its 2015 contract with the union by announcing that two car plants in Michigan and Ohio and a pair of transmission plants in Maryland and Michigan will be...