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Emails Show Sen. Corker's Chief of Staff Coordinated with Network of Anti-UAW Union Busters

Mike Elk Working In These Times
After the union defeat, the UAW filed a case with the National Labor Relations Board charging that outside political interference by Corker and the state GOP leadership prevented workers from receiving a fair election. On Tuesday, the UAW used the NewsChannel 5 report to file a supplemental brief with the NLRB, alleging that the leaked documents provide even greater evidence that government officials coordinated their efforts to hinder the union drive.

Union Workers Rally in Nashvile, TN

By Max Smith The Tennessean
“We have come together to call upon our elected leaders to change your current, off-the-rails trajectory and make the interests of Tennessee working people your top priority. Our coalition's response is simple: put the people first.”

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VW Works Council Says Will Pursue Labor Representation at U.S. Plant

Jan Schwartz and Andreas Cremer Reuters
"The outcome of the vote, however, does not change our goal of setting up a works council in Chattanooga," Gunnar Kilian, secretary general of VW's works council, said in a statement on Sunday, adding that workers continued to back the idea of labor representation at the plant.

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Will Chattanooga workers vote in UAW?

Harley Shaiken SFGate.com
A union victory would be the beginning of an ambitious attempt by Volkswagen and the UAW to build a new model for the United States to compete globally. The election itself concludes one of the most innovative and important union-organizing drives in decades.
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