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February 14, 2014
VW Workers At Tennessee Plant Reject Union.
(February 14, 2014) – The Workforce Fairness Institute (WFI) issued the following statement in response to Volkswagen employees rejecting the unionization efforts of the United Auto Workers (UAW):
February 5, 2014
WFI Responds To Obama Labor Board's Ambush Elections
(February 5, 2014) – The Workforce Fairness Institute (WFI) today issued the following statement in response to the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) issuing a notice of proposed rulemaking in relation to “quickie” or “ambush” elections:
December 19, 2013
AFL-CIO Boss Dodges Legislative Nuclear Option Question
(December 19, 2013) – The Workforce Fairness Institute (WFI) issued the following statement in response to Richard Trumka, president of the American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO) who participated this morning in Politico’s Playbook Breakfast:
November 21, 2013
Alliance Thanks Culinary 226 For Splitting The Bill With Clark County Taxpayers
(November 21, 2013) – Las Vegas, NV – Today, the Alliance to Protect Nevada Jobs is announcing it learned that the Culinary Union 226 protest held on Friday, November 1st employed over 60 police officers to babysit the "civil disobediences" on the part of labor bosses.
November 14, 2013
WFI Statement Concerning U.S. Supreme Court Arguments Unite Here Local 355 v. Mulhall Comes Before High Court
(November 13, 2013) – Washington, D.C. – The Workforce Fairness Institute (WFI) today issued the following statement in conjunction with arguments made before the U.S. Supreme Court in Unite Here Local 355 v. Mulhall.
WFI In The News
March 5, 2014
The UAW Shouldn't Get a Do-Over
The United Automobile Workers spent a reported $5 million trying to organize a Volkswagen plant in Chattanooga, Tenn., but ultimately fell short in a 712-to-626 vote. Now, the organization has lodged a formal appeal with the National Labor Relations Board, requesting that the board permit a second election -- a do-over, if you will.
February 28, 2014
Following Chattanooga defeat, Big Labor looks to force workers into unions with ambush rule
The United Auto Workers (UAW) reportedly spent $5 million on a campaign to establish union representation at a Volkswagen plant in Chattanooga, Tennessee only to lose in a 712-to-636 vote. The outcome was called a “stinging blow for [the] U.A.W.” by The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal simply referred to it as “a crushing defeat.” Given the significance of this epic failure, it is not surprising the UAW is seeking measures that would make it easier to force workers into unions, starting with the ambush election rule.
February 20, 2014
712 Reasons to Protect the Secret Ballot
Last week, Volkswagen employees at a plant in Chattanooga, Tennessee voted 712 to 626 to reject membership to the United Auto Workers (UAW), dealing a devastating defeat to organized labor. The workers' vote against unionization demonstrates just how little faith the American people have in union bosses and their false promises.
February 11, 2014
VW employees should do their homework
Volkswagen executives recently announced that the nearly 1,500 workers at its assembly plant in Chattanooga will be holding a secret ballot election to determine whether or not they will join the International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace and Agricultural Implement Workers of America (UAW). According to The New York Times, the UAW "has voiced unusual optimism about winning."
February 11, 2014
Holy Cow, I Agree With The U.A.W
Put this in the when-pig-fly category: I’m finding myself agreeing with something the International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace and Agricultural Implement Workers of America (UAW) did.
The UAW has long been seeking to organize workers at the Volkswagen assembly plant in Chattanooga, Tennessee, and the moment of truth has arrived. The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has scheduled an election for February 12 to 14 where workers will have the final say
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