After three days of secret-ballot voting, employees of the Chattanooga, Tenn., Volkswagen VG plant rejected attempts by the United Auto Workers to unionize the autoworkers.
If the German-based company’s Chattanooga workers had voted in favor of unionization, it would have been the first time that the UAW represents workers of a foreign company.
In the secret-ballot, which is intended to prevent intimidation from
outside parties by protecting voters’ identity, Volkswagen workers
rejected an UAW takeover by a vote of 712 to 626. (Continues)