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Automotive News, February 13, 2014, Thursday

Automotive News 

February 13, 2014, Thursday

Automotive News (full article)

Union foes tie VW vote to Detroit's woes

Opponents including a Tennessee U.S. senator are warning employees that voting for the UAW at Volkswagen AG's assembly plant in Chattanooga would bring the kind of economic malaise that crippled Detroit.

Future state aid would might vanish if workers join the UAW, State Senate Speaker Pro Tem Bo Watson said at a news conference this week.
Letting the UAW into the plant is "un-American," he said.
"These are militant, anti-unionists," Lowell Turner, director of The Worker Institute at Cornell University in Ithaca, N.Y., said in an interview.