UAW “Strikes” Again

Posted by Tucker Nelson on Friday, April 11th, 2014 at 2:13 pm - Permalink

As if the United Auto Workers (UAW) hasn’t made enough headlines this week, they are making them again, this time in Kentucky.

This particular union, UAW Local 2164, located in Bowling Green, Kentucky represents about 800 employees for General Motors (GM). This GM plant assembles the coveted sports car, the Corvette. This is the only plant in the world that assembles the Corvette.

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The Union That Cried Foul: Union Claims Interference in Organizing Campaign

Posted by Tucker Nelson on Tuesday, April 8th, 2014 at 1:11 pm - Permalink

 

Whining about interference with union organization seems to be the trend with the United Auto Workers (UAW). When outcomes don’t go in your favor, blame the other party, claim “interference.”

That is exactly what the UAW is doing in Alabama. April 7th, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) heard charges from the union that“…..Mercedes-Benz interfered with the United Auto Workers' effort to organize a union at the automaker's Tuscaloosa County factory," reports al.com.

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Matt Patterson in Forbes: The United Auto Workers Promote Failure

Posted by Tucker Nelson on Monday, April 7th, 2014 at 1:13 pm - Permalink

Matt Patterson of the CWF today talks about the UAW promoting failure. With job losses and membership decline what does the UAW have to offer members. 

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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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