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UAW Creates Local At VW Plant To Stay Relevant

Law360, New York (July 10, 2014, 7:37 PM EDT) -- The United Auto Workers pledged Thursday to form a voluntary local chapter for Volkswagen AG workers in Chattanooga, Tennessee, a move that allows the UAW to continue its organizing efforts in the southern U.S. even as it recovers from a lost election among VW workers earlier this year, experts say.

In a statement issued Thursday afternoon following a press conference, the UAW confirmed reports that it plans to establish a local chapter, Local 42, open to workers at VW's plant in Chattanooga. The union previously had...
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