UAW Suffers Major Defeat As VW Workers Reject US Union

UAW Suffers Major Defeat As VW Workers Reject US Union

Via AFP:

The United Auto Workers union suffered a major defeat when workers at German auto giant Volkswagen's Tennessee plant rejected its organizing efforts.

The closely-watched Friday's vote came as the US labor movement is fighting for its survival after decades of shrinking membership rolls.

Volkswagen workers voted against joining the union in a final vote of 712 to 626.

"While we're outraged by politicians and outside special interest groups interfering with the basic legal right of workers to form a union, we're proud that these workers were brave and stood up to the tremendous pressu...

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