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UAW Charters Chattanooga Local For VW Plant Workers

With Right Wing political interference having beaten the Auto Workers’ prior attempt to unionize and then establish a joint labor-management works council at the Volkswagen plant in Chattanooga, Tenn., the union is trying again. It’s chartering a new union local to accomplish the same goal – but possibly without a second vote.

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Problems North Of The Border: Canadian Conservative Govt., Firms Target Unions

LONDON—There used to be a Electro-Motive plant in London, Ont., a medium-sized Canadian city between Detroit and Toronto. It employed 460 workers, members of the Canadian Auto Workers. Not anymore.

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Steelworkers, Auto Workers, AFL-CIO Oppose Letting Japan Into Trade Pact

WASHINGTON —The Steelworkers, the Autoworkers and the AFL-CIO formally oppose letting Japan join talks on the latest controversial “free trade” treaty, the Trans-Pacific Partnership. All three say Japan’s protectionism, currency manipulation, and its refusal to open its vehicle markets to imports disqualify it from the TPP. The TPP, a top Obama administration trade cause, would create yet another “free trade” […]

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