CWF Exclusive:Volkswagen Set to Betray its Workers

Posted on Monday, April 7th, 2014 at 12:45 pm - Permalink

 

Company looking to hand over its Chattanooga plant to the UAW, in spite of worker rejection of the union 

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Volkswagen management is considering a course of action that would hand over its Chattanooga assembly plant to the United Auto Workers (UAW) in spite of that union's failure to win a February secret ballot election, the Center for Worker Freedom (CWF) has learned.

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Heaven Help the UAW: Union Solicits Help from Faith Community in Mississippi

Posted by Tucker Nelson on Friday, April 4th, 2014 at 1:29 pm - Permalink

It is no secret that the United Auto Workers union failed in its attempt to unionize the Volkswagen plant in Chattanooga, Tennessee just a few short weeks ago.

The union has not given up on Chattanooga, but the Nissan plant in Mississippi is also in its sight.

Canton, Mississippi is the location of a 5,000 employee Nissan plant. As the union seems to be on damage control after its embarrassing performance in Tennessee, they are looking for new tactics to organize in Mississippi.

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New Captain Can Not Save Sinking Union

Posted by Tucker Nelson on Tuesday, April 1st, 2014 at 12:00 pm - Permalink

(Pictured is King on the left and Williams on the right)

Since the UAW failure in Chattanooga, it seems that current Secretary-Treasurer Dennis Williams has taken the reigns of the organization in advance of his formal coronation this June.

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Big Labor Spikes it in the End Zone

Posted by Tucker Nelson on Friday, March 28th, 2014 at 5:08 pm - Permalink

The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) is at it again, and this time they are coming after college football.

Yes, college football players at Northwestern University are now allowed to unionize.

It seems strange, right?

These players are still students in college, without a paying job. But that is not what the unions buddies at the NLRB are arguing.

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Matt Patterson Discusses Organizing Drive of the UAW and the Future of the Union

Posted on Tuesday, March 18th, 2014 at 10:58 am - Permalink
On March 17th, Matt Patterson Executive Director of the CWF was asked to speak on a panel at the Heritage Foundation. The panel discusses the political, legal and economic implications of the UAW loss.
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Union Thug Watch: Part One

Posted by Tucker Nelson on Monday, March 10th, 2014 at 4:20 pm - Permalink

Union members often have the reputation of acting mean and ruthless, but threatening women and children? Now that is a new low.

Sadly, this is exactly what happened last year in Washington State. According to a report in the Daily Caller, members of the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) in Vancouver, Washington, have been charged by the NLRB “….. with not only attacking company workers, but with threatening to rape one manager’s daughter and issuing veiled threats to another’s children,” during a labor dispute that began in February 2013.

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MSNBC Host Rails Against the Center for Worker Freedom

Posted on Tuesday, February 18th, 2014 at 2:05 pm - Permalink

Below is a clip from the Ed Show on MSNBC

 

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Historic Vote Begins in Chattanooga

Posted by Matt Patterson on Wednesday, February 12th, 2014 at 3:13 pm - Permalink

Today the workers at Volkswagen's Chattanooga assembly plant will begin the process of deciding whether or not they want the United Auto Workers (UAW) to represent them.

The results, whatever they may be, will have long-lasting consequences for the union, the communities in Hamilton County, Tennessee, and the nation.

We hope and trust that the election will be a free and fair one, and that each worker will get the opportunity to make an informed decision.

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