The United Auto Workers on the Skids?

By Vincent Vernuccio, Capital Research Center

It’s been a long, slow slide for the United Auto Workers, which hit its peak in the early 1950s. Defeated in a critical unionization election in the South and facing a critical change in state law in its home base in Michigan, the UAW has responded to the challenge by raising dues and by staying the course on policy and leadership.

UAW says union membership near majority at VW Tennessee plant

By Bernie Woodall, Reuters

The United Auto Workers, which lost a controversial organizing vote in February at a Volkswagen AG plant in Chattanooga, Tennessee, has nearly enough members in its newly formed local for the automaker to recognize it as exclusive bargaining agent for the plant, a top union official said on Friday.

Auto workers not in line with dues increase

By Brian Pannebecker, dailytribune.com

As a Ford Motor Company employee, and a compulsory dues-payer to the United Auto Workers, I continue to be amazed by the brazen lack of fiduciary responsibility the UAW bosses exhibit with the funds taken from the hard-working members of the domestic auto workers.