April 17, 2019, 6:21 PM; Updated: April 17, 2019, 9:39 PM
The fate of a proposed union representation vote at Volkswagen‘s Chattanooga, Tenn., facility will remain undecided for at least another week as both sides face an extended deadline to file information.
A National Labor Relations Board official’s April 17 decision temporarily puts the brakes on what the Detroit-based United Auto Workers was hoping would be a “speedy election.” The union is seeking a foothold in foreign automaker facilities operating in the U.S., many of which remain non-unionized.
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