VW won’t recognize UAW before audit

By David Shepardson, The Detroit News

Volkswagen AG said Wednesday it will not immediately recognize the United Auto Workers union until an external audit establishes its membership level — and it opened the door to working with other groups representing employees.

VW sets new labor policy in Chattanooga

By Mike Pare, Chattanooga Times Free Press

Volkswagen today unveiled a new policy in its Chattanooga plant that sets guidelines for interactions with labor organizations whose membership includes a significant percentage of employees.

Workers: UAW failed to represent them

By Grace Schneider, The Courier-Journal

When Ford Motor Co. and the other automakers began shuttering plants and laying off thousands during the economic downturn, Matt Brown joined scores of workers who left home and family to keep a job.

UAW Says Recognition Close at VW

By Erik Schelzig, ABC News

An upcoming policy change by Volkswagen would clear the way for the United Auto Workers to become the first union to bargain on behalf of employees at a foreign automaker in the South, the UAW said Monday.

Talks pit union vs. union

By Jon Ortiz, The Sacramento Bee

Heard this before? An employer insists that its unionized employees swallow retirement and benefit rollbacks, including deep retiree health care cuts.