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What happened in Chattanooga?

Harley Shaiken, director, Center for Latin American Studies | February 20, 2014

Snow blanketed the Tennessee hills surrounding Chattanooga last week as workers at the sprawling Volkswagen plant began voting on whether the United Automobile Workers union (UAW) should represent them. The stakes were high.  A union victory would pave the way for a German-style Works Council elected by all employees for the first time in the United … Continue reading »