CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (Reuters) – Staff at Volkswagen AG’s meeting plant within the state of Tennessee narrowly voted in opposition to union illustration, dealing a contemporary blow to the United Auto Staff’ (UAW) efforts to unionize a international automaker’s plant within the U.S. South.
FILE PHOTO: Vehicles are seen on the Volkswagen Chattanooga Meeting Plant in Chattanooga, Tennessee November 4, 2015. REUTERS/Tami Chappell
The German automaker and the UAW mentioned on Friday that staff on the Chattanooga plant voted 833 to 776 in opposition to union illustration, the second time in 5 years they’ve rejected collective bargaining.
“Our workers have spoken,”…