February 15, 2014

BECAUSE THE DIGNITY OF WORK IS ITS OWN REWARD:

Volkswagen employees say 'no' to United Auto Workers in Tennessee (Chris Isidore, 2/15/14, CNN)

Organizers faced strong opposition by Republican officials who wanted to maintain Tennessee's reputation as a non-union state in order to attract new businesses.

U.S. Senator Bob Corker, a Republican and former mayor of Chattanooga, praised the 'no' vote.

"Needless to say, I am thrilled for the employees at Volkswagen and for our community and its future," Corker said in a statement on his website.

We love jobs.  We hate wages.  It's the conundrum we have to move past. Posted by at February 15, 2014 7:29 AM
  
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