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Workers to get UAW vote at Volkswagen plant in Tennessee

Nov 19, 2015 - Associated Press Online

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - The National Labor Relations Board on Wednesday granted the United Auto Workers' petition for a union vote for skilled-trades workers at the German automaker's lone U.S. plant in Tennessee.

The workers responsible for maintaining and repairing machinery and robots at the Chattanooga facility are now scheduled to hold a two-day vote on representation by the United Auto Workers starting on Dec. 3.

There are about 162 skilled-trades workers at the plant, making u...