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Mercedes Found Guilty of Violating Labor Law

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…By Glynn Wilson – Mercedes was found guilty this week of violating labor law against employees by an administrative law judge ruling for the National Labor Relations board. Judge Keltner W. Locke ruled that Mercedes-Benz U.S. International in Vance near Tuscaloosa committed three violations in dealing with…

UAW Files Appeal of Volkswagen Union Election Claiming Outside Interference

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…Company Officials Now Consider Closing the Chattanooga Plant – By Glynn Wilson – The United Auto Workers union has filed an appeal with the National Labor Relations Board claiming outside political interference by special interest groups in Chattanooga, Tennessee, when Volkswagen workers narrowly voted against union representation…

Lessons from the VW-UAW Union Defeat in Tennessee

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…By Chris Kromm – Facing South – Forty-four votes. If 44 workers at Volkwagen’s factory in Chattanooga, Tenn. — less than 3 percent of the plant’s 1,560 hourly employees — had voted “yes” instead of “no” in last week’s closely-followed union election, the United Auto Workers and…

How Fear Beat the UAW in Tennessee

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…Connecting the Dots – By Joshua Holland – A three-day election process ended on Friday when Volkswagen workers in Chattanooga, Tenn., voted against joining the United Auto Workers union 712 to 626. Coming into the vote, both sides knew what was at stake — the union drive…

Feds Find Probable Cause For Mercedes Labor Law Violations at Vance Plant

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…Unions to Hold Press Conference and Rally in Coaling Alabama Monday, Jan. 27 – By Glynn Wilson – The National Labor Relations Board has found probable cause to hold a hearing charging Mercedes officials in Vance Alabama with violations of the National Labor Relations Act by acting…