Billboards Warn of UAW's Sad Detroit Legacy

Posted by Matt Patterson on Sunday, February 9th, 2014 at 2:51 pm - Permalink

Eleven new digital billboards in the Chattanooga area sponsored by the Center for Worker Freedom feature an abandoned Detroit auto factory to remind everyone what the UAW did to that once-great, now bankrupt city.  From the Chattanooga Times-Free Press:

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UAW Wants Your Guns, Part 1

Posted by Matt Patterson on Wednesday, February 5th, 2014 at 3:36 pm - Permalink

The United Auto Workers union supports a wide variety of local, state and national politicians who are hostile to American’s Second Amendment right to keep and bear arms.

As part of a larger strategy to change the political culture of the South, the UAW has already given large sums to politicians who favor strict gun control legislation, including in Tennessee and Alabama.

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Volkswagen Worker Speaks Out Against Union

Posted by Tucker Nelson on Wednesday, February 5th, 2014 at 2:15 pm - Permalink

An employee at Chattanooga’s Volkswagen plant voiced her opinion against the United Auto Worker union in a letter today published in the Chattanoogan. Non- Management Specialist Kaye Fiorello urges her fellow employees to “Please make an educated vote and not an emotional one.”

 Fiorello brings up some of the alternatives that the employees have instead of an organized union stating:

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VW, UAW meet with Chattanooga plant workers inside, anti-union rhetoric heats up outside

Posted on Wednesday, February 5th, 2014 at 11:02 am - Permalink

The Chattanooga Times Free Press profiled CWF

"Also Tuesday, an anti-union group put up a couple of billboards in Chattanooga, with the aim to "warn of the UAW's threat to the Southern economy and culture" and trying to tie the union to President Barack Obama."

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Billboard Campaign Featured in the Washington Free Beacon

Posted on Wednesday, February 5th, 2014 at 9:52 am - Permalink

"The Center for Worker Freedom, an anti-union group sponsored by Americans for Tax Reform, is placing multiple billboards around a Chattanooga, Tenn., VW factory that houses 2,500 workers in an effort to spread the word that employees do not have to join the United Auto Workers ahead of a unionization vote scheduled for next week."

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Exec Director Matt Patterson Quoted in the Daily Caller

Posted on Wednesday, February 5th, 2014 at 9:45 am - Permalink

 

“This happened throughout the afternoon,” Patterson said. “If there was an election coming up, and one of the candidates stood behind you in a black shirt, how comfortable would that make you feel?”

http://dailycaller.com/2014/02/04/union-members-in-black-shirts-reportedly-intimidated-workers-at-volkswagen-plant/

 

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BREAKING: UAW Intimidation at Volkswagen Plant

Posted on Tuesday, February 4th, 2014 at 4:01 pm - Permalink

Sources tell the Center for Worker Freedom that United Auto Worker members are roaming at will through the halls of Volkswagen's Chattanooga plant this afternoon.

The union troops are reportedly walking up and down the aisles wearing black shirts with the UAW logo emblazoned across them in a clear effort to intimidate the employees.

The union has reportedly been given safety glasses by the company so that they can fully access the production lines.

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Center for Worker Freedom launches anti-UAW billboard campaign in Chattanooga

Posted by Matt Patterson on Tuesday, February 4th, 2014 at 1:48 pm - Permalink
Billboards and website warn of UAW’s threat to southern economy, culture.

Today, ATR’s Center for Worker Freedom (CWF) steps up its efforts to warn the residents of Chattanooga, TN about the terrible economic legacy and the left wing political nature of the United Auto Workers (UAW) union, which is aggressively trying to organize the town’s Volkswagen facility.

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CWF Profiled in the Wall Street Journal

Posted on Tuesday, February 4th, 2014 at 1:45 pm - Permalink

Conservative Activists to Oppose VW's Chattanooga Union Vote; Group Linked to Grover Norquist Plans Billboard and Radio Campaign

By Neal E. Boudette

4 February 2014

The Wall Street Journal Online

Copyright 2014 Dow Jones & Company, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

A conservative activist group based in Washington is preparing to weigh in against the looming union vote at Volkswagen AG's Chattanooga, Tenn., plant, in a bid to stop the United Auto Workers from organizing the factory.

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VW Workers Denied Voice - Again

Posted on Tuesday, February 4th, 2014 at 12:18 pm - Permalink

On Monday, February 3rd, Volkswagen workers concerned about the possibility that the United Auto Workers is getting an unfair advatnage in its efforts to unionize their Chattanooga plant, delivered two letters to upper managemnt in which they requested the opportunity to share with their co-workers the other, anti-UAW side of the argument.  It was the second set of such letter that the workers, led by Mike Burton, purveyor of www.no2uaw.com, had delivered.

The text of the two Feb. 3 letters read in part as follows:

 

Mr. Frank Fisher

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Left Wing UAW at Odds with Tennessee Values

Posted by Tucker Nelson on Tuesday, February 4th, 2014 at 9:50 am - Permalink

Tennessee isn’t known for being the most progressive place in the country. They love their communities, guns and especially their faith. Being the 5th most religious state in the country, according to Pew Research, you can probably say that their religious moral values are integrated into everyday life in Tennessee, including their politics.

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Breaking: Chattanooga Volkswagen workers to vote on UAW next week

Posted on Monday, February 3rd, 2014 at 1:37 pm - Permalink

It finally arrives.  From the Chattanooga Times-Free Press:

Chattanooga Volkswagen workers will vote in an election conducted by the National Labor Relations Board on Feb. 12 to 14, the United Auto Workers announced today.

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UAW imports anti-worker thuggery to Tennessee

Posted by CWF on Monday, February 3rd, 2014 at 12:04 pm - Permalink

Writing for the Washington Examiner, CWF's Matt Patterson unveils the trickery and decipt used by the UAW at the Chattanooga Volkswagen plant:

Nor is the union content merely to let government and company officials silence opposing voices; they are perfectly willing to do it themselves the old-fashioned way.

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Unions Make Big Gains in the South - Especially Tennessee

Posted by CWF on Monday, February 3rd, 2014 at 11:37 am - Permalink

Big Labor is making big gains in the South.  Tennessee especially has seen alarmingly robust union growth, with more than 31,000 Tenneseeans added to union rolls in 2013, according to estimates from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). CWF's Matt Patterson reflected on the news in the Chattanooga Times-Free Press:

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BREAKING: Volkswagen Denies Workers Equal Time in Union Fight

Posted by CWF on Friday, January 31st, 2014 at 12:08 pm - Permalink
Workers denied the opportunity to voice opposition to UAW
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UAW Union Dues: A Royal Mess

Posted by Tucker Nelson on Wednesday, January 29th, 2014 at 1:20 pm - Permalink

Bob King, President of the United Auto Workers union, said in a press conference on January 15th that the union plans to raise dues.

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