VW workers to unionize in US South after groundbreaking vote

Employees at a Volkswagen plant in the state of Tennessee decided to organize for the first time since foreign automakers set up shop in the business-friendly South, which is known for its low rate of unionizationEmployees at a Volkswagen plant in the state of Tennessee decided to organize for the first time since foreign automakers set up shop in the business-friendly South, which is known for its low rate of unionization. The United Auto Workers won a breakthrough representation election Friday at the Volkswagen AG plant in Chattanooga. Skilled tradeworkers voted to join UAW, cracking the wall of non-union assembly plants belonging to foreign carmakers in the region.

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