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?”


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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

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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, 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 finallly 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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