Tennessee Volkswagen plant rejects unionization

U.S. 06/14/19, 21:25

Workers at Volkswagen's plant in Chattanooga, Tennessee, voted Friday night against forming a factory-wide union, handing a setback to the United Auto Workers' efforts to gain a foothold among foreign auto facilities in the South.The vote of hourly workers began Wednesday and concluded Friday. Preliminary results show 833 employees voted ...

Union files for new vote at Volkswagen’s Tennessee plant

U.S. 05/22/19, 15:11

The United Auto Workers union has filed a new petition seeking to hold a vote on its representation of all hourly workers at Volkswagen's Chattanooga, Tennessee, plant.The petition was filed Wednesday, the same day the National Labor Relations Board dismissed a previous petition on a technicality.Volkswagen has said it is ...

Tennessee police officer killed by hit-and-run driver

U.S. 02/25/19, 01:01

Tennessee officials say an officer who graduated from the police academy last month has been killed by a hit-and-run driver while checking on a hazard in a roadway.A statement from the Chattanooga Police Department says 38-year-old Nicholas Galinger was struck Saturday night while on a call with his field training ...

Volkswagen to build electric vehicles at Tennessee plant

U.S. 01/14/19, 14:28

German automaker Volkswagen said Monday its factory in Tennessee will be the focus of an $800 million investment in the company's manufacturing of electric vehicles in North America, a sign of a growing push into the electric car market by European companies. Volkswagen made a couple of announcements that it will ...

Trump turns up pressure before midterms, focused on Senate

Politics 11/05/18, 01:33

The president and a former president are putting in their closing arguments with time running out before crucial midterm elections. Singer Lee Greenwood points at President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence as he sings during a campaign rally, Sunday, Nov. 4, 2018, in Chattanooga, Tenn. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) President Donald ...

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