UAW Loss At VW Won't Be The End Of Labor's Southern Push

Law360, New York (February 18, 2014, 7:52 PM EST) -- The United Auto Workers' defeat in a representation election at Volkswagen AG's Chattanooga, Tenn., plant highlights the uphill battle that unions face in attempting to organize Southern workplaces, but labor law experts said Tuesday that the high-profile loss won't keep unions from continuing to test creative strategies to make inroads into the region.

Workers at the VW plant voted 712 to 626 against joining the UAW on Friday following a three-day secret ballot election, supervised by the National Labor Relations Board, which came after the union negotiated...
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