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UAW Files Objections to VW Vote

Posted in Union Organizing
By Al Kinzer Seeking to set aside its loss, the UAW filed formal objections to the VW election with the NLRB. The UAW alleges interference with the NLRB election process by third parties. The UAW requests that the NLRB set aside its 712-626 loss in the February 14 election and conduct another secret-ballot election. The UAW has until… Continue Reading

VW’s Agreement for a UAW Election

Posted in Union Organizing
By Al Kinzer Voting begins at 6:00 a.m. on Wednesday, February 12, and the polls close at 8:30 p.m. on Friday, February 14. By 11:00 p.m. on Valentine’s Day, Chattanooga will know whether the UAW has been certified as the exclusive union representing the Volkswagen workers at its Chattanooga plant. VW has done a lot for… Continue Reading

Did I Say Something Wrong? NLRB Issues New Ruling on Employer Comments During Union Campaign

Posted in NLRB
By Nelson D. Cary and Ashley M. Manfull Recently, the NLRB, in a three-member panel of Members Hayes (R), Flynn (R) and Block (D), ruled on various statements the employer made during a union organizing drive about the changes to the employer-employee relationship should employees vote for the union.   In Dish Network Corp., 358 N.L.R.B.… Continue Reading

Union Campaign Contributions

Posted in Unions
Much has been written about contributions from corporations to candidates for public office.  That coverage tends to focus more heavily on the spending of corporations. According to data tracked and publicized by the Center for Responsive Politics, however, it would appear that union contributions to political candidates are just as heavy as corporate contributions, at least among the… Continue Reading