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Opportunities in Exporting
Manufacturers are faced with a number of challenges as they look to expand operations. And these challenges can seem especially complex when looking to fully understand exporting opportunities. Watch the 5 Minute video series.
Sep 1st, 2021
Auto Supplier Announces $1B Plant Investment
The investment should create 1,000 new jobs.
Oct 6th, 2017
Court Decision Could Impact VW Case
The U.S. Supreme Court declined to take up Macy's appeal of an existing labor arrangement relating to bargaining units.
Jun 22nd, 2017
NLRB Files Another Complaint Against VW
Volkswagen Chattanooga spokesman Scott Wilson said in an email that the company wants the entire blue-collar workforce at the plant to decide labor issues, not just the skilled-trades workers.
May 15th, 2017
Alternative Union at VW Fails
The UAW has once again been verified as representing at least 45 percent of the workforce, which enables them to have meeting space in the plant, whereas this group failed to meet minimum enrollment standards.
Sep 22nd, 2016
VW Files Appeal of UAW Ruling
Volkswagen has argued that labor decisions should only be made by the plant's entire hourly workforce of 1,400 hourly employees, which had narrowly rejected UAW representation in 2014 election.
Sep 2nd, 2016
VW Stakes Revival on New SUV
The new SUV is scheduled to begin production at Volkswagen's lone U.S. plant in Tennessee toward the end of this year, with the yet-to-be-named vehicle arriving in dealer show rooms early in 2017.
Sep 1st, 2016
Board: VW Must Bargain with UAW
UAW Secretary-Treasurer Gary Casteel said the order shows that Volkswagen has been "operating in violation of federal law by refusing to come to the bargaining table."
Sep 1st, 2016
Thrill-Ride Accidents Spark Regulation
A grisly death on a water slide and a Ferris wheel accident that injured three little girls have focused attention on what safety experts say is an alarming truth about amusement rides.
Aug 23rd, 2016
UAW: Volkswagen Reneged on Deal
The UAW's secretary-treasurer released a 2014 document stating that VW would recognize the UAW as the representative of its members in exchange for the union dropping a challenge to the outcome of a union election at the plant in TN.
Jun 21st, 2016
NA GM Plants Idled by Japan Quakes Are Back Up
Manufacturing that was put on hold on April 25 is expected to resume on Monday at GM plants in Spring Hill, Tennessee; Lordstown, Ohio; Fairfax, Kansas; and Oshawa, Canada.
May 4th, 2016
Unfair Labor Complaint Filed Against VW
The UAW was elected to represent workers specializing in the maintenance and repair of robots and machinery at the factory.
Apr 28th, 2016