Patterson: Driving the UAW out of the South

Posted on Tuesday, June 10th, 2014 at 9:27 am - Permalink

CWF's Matt Patterson wrote for the Washington Times yesterday explaining some of the troubles the UAW is facing in the South. Stating that: 

Last February, though, VW employees rejected the union in a secret-ballot vote, 712-626. Now comes more bad news for UAW bosses: Their supporters in Alabama are telling them to go back to Detroit.

“This [organizing drive] has gone on for 2 years, and people are burned out,” explained Kirk Garner, a union supporter who has worked at the Mercedes plant for more than a dozen years. “It’s over.”

Patterson also explains that the union has a decreased membership and was forced to raise dues to say afloat. Read more here.