04/24/14 05:15 AM
STOCKHOLM (AP) — Volkswagen has come closer to realizing its ambition to takeover Scania after the fourth largest shareholder in the Swedish truck maker announced it will accept the 6.7 billion-euro ($9.2 billion) bid. Fund manager Swedbank Robur on Thursday said it thinks the offer of 200...
04/21/14 05:30 PM
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The United Auto Workers dropped its appeal of a worker vote against unionizing at a Volkswagen plant in Tennessee, a move that the union said should put pressure on Republican politicians to quickly approve incentives the German automaker is seeking to expand its lone...
By Washington Examiner | 04/21/14 05:13 PM
United Auto Workers President Bob King's abrupt decision Monday to abandon his effort to overturn his union's defeat at Volkswagen's Chattanooga plant raises the question of how sincere the whole effort was in the first place.
By Michael Barone | 04/21/14 02:07 PM
In a surprise move today, the United Auto Workers dropped its effort to overturn the result of the Feb. 14 unionization election at the Volkswagen plant in Chattanooga, Tenn.
By Sean Higgins | 04/21/14 12:07 PM
In an abrupt turnabout, the United Auto Workers on Monday officially dropped their attempt to get the federal government to order a new organizing election at a Volkswagen plant in Chattanooga, Tenn. The union said that it was stymied by the refusal of state Republican officials to testify at...
By Sean Higgins | 04/18/14 12:06 PM
Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tenn., said Thursday he will not comply with a subpoena issued by the United Auto Workers to appear at a regional National Labor Relations Board hearing April 21. Fellow Tennessee Republicans, Gov. Bill Haslam and state Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bill...
By Sean Higgins | 04/17/14 05:06 PM
Rep. George Miller, sent a letter to Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam on Wednesday demanding "all communications" between state government officials, Volkswagen and any "third parties" regarding any proposed state financial incentives relating to the German automaker's Chattanooga plant.
04/16/14 06:15 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — The fight over whether workers at a Volkswagen plant in Tennessee can unionize is moving to Washington. Two House Democrats said Wednesday they will investigate whether Republicans in that state may have violated "or otherwise run afoul" of any federal laws ahead of a...
By Sean Higgins | 04/16/14 04:00 PM
Five employees of a Volkswagen plant in Chattanooga, Tenn., will be allowed to participate in a National Labor Relations Board hearing on whether their February vote rejecting unionization should be voided and done over. The United Auto Workers, which lost the election then petitioned the board...
By Sean Higgins | 04/10/14 05:44 PM
Twenty people, primarily Tennessee Republican officials and their staff members, were subpoenaed by the United Auto Workers Wednesday as part of the union's effort to reverse an organizing election at a Chattanooga Volkswagen plant it lost in February. The union said their testimony was needed...
By Sean Higgins | 03/13/14 05:55 PM
Three workers at a Volkswagen plant in Chattanooga, Tenn., filed a complaint with the National Labor Relations Board Wednesday saying it must prevent the German auto company from providing any further assistance to the United Auto Workers in its efforts to organize the workers. The complaint is...
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