The Chattanooga Jobs Payoff

The Wall Street Journal

The February vote to reject an organizing bid by the United Auto Workers paid off big for workers in Tennessee on Monday. Volkswagen VOW3.XE +1.13% announced it will invest $900 million to build a new sport-utility vehicle in Chattanooga, creating 2,000 jobs that would probably have gone to Mexico if the UAW had won.

Is UAW Deal Even Legal?

By Roy Exum, chattanoogan.com

On April 21, 2014, when the United Auto Workers union abruptly abandoned its appeal of a 712-626 loss in an attempt to organize the Chattanooga Volkswagen manufacturing facility, it was widely reported that due to rules established by the National Labor Relations Board that the much-maligned UAW must refrain from any further efforts at VW’s only facility in the United States for an entire year.

Desperate UAW Digs in for Chattanooga Fight

Center for Union Facts

If you thought that a defeat for a union in a unionization election was the end of Big Labor’s efforts, you’d be wrong. Volkswagen plant workers who told the United Auto Workers to get packing are about to learn this, as the union has created a local to “represent” the workers despite the employees’ clear decision against unionizing.