Union Plans For VW May Revamp Labor Tactics In South

Law360, New York (September 12, 2013, 8:34 PM EDT) -- Efforts by the United Auto Workers to represent workers at a Tennessee Volkswagen plant in establishing a German-style works council could hit legal or other snags, but if they prove successful could provide a new labor model that opens the door for organizing at Southern facilities that have long been resistant to unionization drives.

A UAW official said Wednesday that a majority of workers at the Chattanooga, Tenn., VW plant had signed cards favoring union representation that included a statement about wanting to join the automaker's...
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