A Volkswagen board member is threatening to withhold future investments in its Tennessee facility if the workers do not unionize, according to Reuters.
The Center for Responsive Politics (CRP) released its list of top all-time donors. It totaled contributions from 1989 to 2012 from PACs and individuals affiliated with the heavy hitter organizations.
CRP designated each of the heavy hitters as Democrat, Republican, or “on the fence,” meaning between 40 and 59 percent was donated to each party. In some cases, percentages did not add up to 100 due to third party donations.
Workers at a Tennessee automobile plant rejected the United Auto Workers union’s bid to break into the right-to-work state on Friday.
Vice President Joe Biden thanked the United Auto Workers for helping him get his start in the Senate at the 2014 UAW National Community Action Program (CAP) Conference on Wednesday.
Volkswagen has rejected a request from Tennessee workers to give equal time to workers opposed to unionization attempts by the United Auto Workers.
Volkswagen (VW) workers are claiming that the United Auto Workers (UAW) union used ‘misleading tactics’ in its push to unionize a plant in right-to-work Tennessee.
We were instructed to rise up out of the shadows. To band together, stand together, take our calloused hands and claw our way out of the shadows. To demand, to sit-in until the shadows had evaporated. Tens of thousands responded to the call, chanting “Si Se Puede.”
A trade agreement that has garnered broad support from a diverse array of organizations in the United States has drawn staunch opposition from labor unions and congressional Democrats.
One of the nation’s most heavily unionized states may soon become one of the largest right-to-work states in the country, a development some union members could not be more thrilled about.
Republicans are stepping up the pressure on the Obama administration to explain why a federal pension insurer slashed the pensions of non-union employees as part of the General Motors (GM) bailout, while union benefits were preserved.