Labor Watchdog Posts Billboards in Tennessee to Reach VW Workers

Center for Worker Freedom billboard

The Center for Worker Freedom, an anti-union group sponsored by Americans for Tax Reform, is placing multiple billboards around a Chattanooga, Tenn., VW factory that houses 2,500 workers in an effort to spread the word that employees do not have to join the United Auto Workers union ahead of a unionization vote scheduled for next week.

Right to Vote

Right-to-work advocates celebrate secret ballot election on unionization at Tennessee VW plant
AP

A Tennessee Volkswagen manufacturing plant will hold a historic secret ballot election later this month to determine whether workers in the right-to-work state will join the Detroit-based United Auto Workers (UAW) union.

VW Employees Claim UAW Misled Them

Complaint filed with NLRB over ‘misleading tactics’ that could lead to backdoor unionization
AP

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.

How Right to Work Works

Slow implementation of law gives Michigan time to adjust, makes benefits apparent
Michigan right-to-work protest / AP

Michigan workers will have to wait until at least April to opt out of forced unionism, but one of the chief architects of the state’s right-to-work movement said the benefits will soon become apparent.