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UAW: Let Volkswagen Organizing Vote Proceed, Get Campaign Going

May 9, 2019, 9:48 PM

The United Auto Workers is initiating a process that would put a campaign to organize Volkswagen‘s Chattanooga, Tenn., facility back in motion.

The union filed “an action to lift a stay on voting,” it announced in a statement May 9. It is asking the National Labor Relations Board to allow an election date to be set.

“We believe the time for VW to play games and deny votes is at an end and that the right of Chattanooga workers to vote should be expedited,” the union said.

A Volkswagen spokesman didn’t immediately respond to a request for comment.


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