By Mark Tapscott | 03/10/14 09:27 AM
As the Washington Examiner's editorial page predicted Feb. 20, the United Auto Workers have asked the National Labor Relations Board for a Chattanooga do-over. The do-over demand became inevitable when the Detroit-based union lost its bid to organize workers in Volkswagen's Tennessee plant on...
By Mark Tapscott | 03/06/14 09:04 AM
It's baaack! Big Labor's "ambush election" rule proposal from the Democratic majority that controls the National Labor Relations Board.
By Sean Higgins | 02/27/14 12:58 PM
Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tenn., declined to say who specifically gave him the information that Volkswagen would expand production at its Chattanooga, Tenn., facility even if the workers rejected an organizing bid by the United Auto Workers, but strongly hinted that his primary source was an outside...
By Sean Higgins | 02/25/14 04:14 PM
Five workers at a Volkswagen plant in Chattanooga, Tenn., have called on the National Labor Relations Board to reject the United Auto Workers' request that the board void an organizing election the union lost and order a new one. In a motion filed Tuesday, the workers said the union's...
By Sean Higgins | 02/25/14 12:31 PM
Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tenn., warned that if the National Labor Relations Board backs a complaint filed by the United Auto Workers Friday it would have the effect of muzzling lawmakers from being able to comment on workplace elections. The UAW complaint alleges that comments by Corker tainted a...
By Washington Examiner | 02/20/14 08:19 AM
Emotions are still raw following the unexpected defeat of the UAW's organizing effort by workers in Volkswagen's Chattanooga assembly plant. Opponents of the well-funded, two-year UAW effort appeared resigned to losing the vote last week, but when the secret ballots were counted, workers...
By Sean Higgins | 02/15/14 11:28 AM
Employees at a Volkswagen plant in Chattanooga, Tennessee, rejected the United Auto Workers' bid to organize their plant Friday, dealing a major blow to Big Labor's hopes to develop inroads to the traditionally union-averse South. The rejection was surprising because VW officials had tacitly...
By Washington Examiner | 02/05/14 03:59 PM
The NLRB announced this week that it is taking another run at a regulation it adopted last year, only to see it struck down by U.S. District Court Judge James Boasberg on a procedural issue.
By Sean Higgins | 02/05/14 12:06 PM
Calling it an "important step in the right direction," AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka applauded the National Labor Relations Board's decision to revive a proposed rule change that would speed up the process for holding workplace organizing votes. unions have long called for the change, saying...
By Sam Hananel | 02/05/14 08:01 AM
Labor regulators are trying once again to streamline the process in which workers decide whether to join labor unions, a move sure to reignite the bitter debate between union advocates and employers that seek to discourage workers from unionizing.
By Sean Higgins | 01/29/14 07:10 PM
Attorneys for the National Right to Work Legal Defense Foundation have requested that the National Labor Relations Board's inspector general probe the board's recent decision to publicly release internal legal advice memos involving the foundation's cases. NRTW has been representing employees...
By Michael Tarm | 01/29/14 12:08 PM
Calling the NCAA a dictatorship, Northwestern's quarterback and the United Steelworkers announced plans Tuesday to form the first labor union for college athletes — the latest salvo in the bruising fight over whether amateur players should be paid.
By Sean Higgins | 01/27/14 06:41 PM
Carol Wilson was a team leader at Volkswagen's Chattanooga, Tenn., plant when she signed a card for the United Auto Workers. She claimed a union organizer told her it only meant she wanted more information about UAW. It was only later that she learned her signature meant much more. She got it...
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