Volkswagen Chattanooga: VW management believed to be split over UAW

    The numbers that really matter at VW Chattanooga.
There are signs from Germany that Volkswagen management is not so gung-ho to bring the UAW to its U.S. plant as many, and foremost the UAW, believe. Yesterday, “the incoming leader of an influential German union warned Volkswagen AG about trying to avoid unions in Tennessee, where the German automaker has an assembly plant,” Reuters wrote. Why would this indicate a division in Volkswagen’s upper management? [Continue Reading]

Volkswagen Chattanooga: Why VW execs love the NLRB complaint

 

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Four workers of Volkswagen’s Chattanooga plant filed a complaint with the National Labor Relations Board, charging that Volkswagen officials said the plant “would not get additional vehicle production and future jobs unless a German-style form of representation was installed at the plant,” as Reuters reports. That charge is easy to prove. It is not unwelcome at Volkswagen’s board. [Continue Reading]