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UAW Suffers Major Defeat As VW Workers Reject US Union

Tennessee workers may have turned down the opportunity to organize, but at least they had the chance to vote.
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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