Sleazy UAW tricks Volkswagen workers into unionization move
Eight Chattanooga Volkswagen Workers File Federal Charges Challenging UAW Card Check Scheme
Last month, eight Chattanooga, Tennessee, Volkswagen workers filed federal charges against the United Auto Workers (UAW) union for misleading and coercing them and other workers to forfeit their rights in what is now a “card check” unionization drive by the UAW.
With free legal assistance from National Right to Work Foundation staff attorneys, the eight workers filed the charges with the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) regional office in Atlanta.
After UAW union officials claimed to possess signature cards from a majority of workers, UAW union president Bob King demanded VW deny workers a secret ballot vote on unionization and instead unionize all workers on the basis of the unreliable and abuse-prone card check process.
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