UAW forms local union at Tenn. VW plant

Jul 11, 2014 | 12:49 PM | Thorsten Schier

Tags  Volkswagen, Chattanoooga, UAW Local 42, Gary Casteel, Dennis Williams, Thorsten Schier

NEW YORK — Despite losing a unionization vote at Volkswagen AG’s plant in Chattanooga, Tenn., the United Automobile Workers (UAW) union has formed a local union chapter to represent workers.

"Earlier this year, the UAW was gratified to earn the confidence and support of many Volkswagen team members," union president Dennis Williams said in a statement July 10. "At that time, we said we would not give up on these committed and hardworking employees. We’re keeping our....





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