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  •  Not quite... (9+ / 0-)

    The union (UAW) is arguing for a new vote, not the company (VW).

    But the company (VW) does seem to want to set up a "workers council" like they have in Germany, and here in the US, it's being argued that they would need to have a union shop to do that.

    VW does not seem at all hostile toward having a union at this plant.

    So why are GOP politicians getting involved?  Because they hate unions.

    •  Thanks, I read sloppy. (1+ / 0-)
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      I guess that unionization goes quite a ways up the corporate dipstick at VW. A company official seemed to be talking from a worker's standpoint about the company's expansion decisions.

      If I ran this circus, things would be DIFFERENT!

      by CwV on Mon Feb 24, 2014 at 10:52:28 AM PST

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