Labor Looks South: UAW And Volkswagen's Chattanooga Plant

Law360, New York (December 20, 2013, 6:36 PM ET) -- After Bob King was elected as the United Auto Workers' ("UAW") President in 2010, he said the following about organizing foreign-owned automotive companies: “If we don’t organize these transnationals, I don’t think there’s a long-term future for the UAW.” In 2011, King predicted that with the UAW’s “Principles for Fair Union Elections,” the UAW would organize at least one foreign-owned automotive plant by the end of 2011. The UAW, however, organized no foreign-owned automotive plants in 2011, 2012 or 2013.

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