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NLRB Rejects UAW Attempt to Silence VW Employees

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Hello, and welcome to this week's Right to Work video news update. The National Labor Relations Board has rejected the United Auto Workers union officials' request to exclude Volkswagen employees from defending the results of the recent union recognition vote in Chattanooga, Tennessee. With free legal assistance from National Right to Work Foundation staff attorneys, VW employees filed a motion to intervene at the NLRB after the UAW union filed objections to the recent highly-publicized secret-ballot vote rejecting the UAW union. Based on Volkswagen management's actions, these employees are concerned that VW will not actively defend their vote to remain free from union monopoly bargaining control. The employees' intervention ensures that at least one party to the process is fully invested in upholding the election results. The NLRB Acting Regional Director in Atlanta ruled on March 10TH that these employees are entitled to defend the election results. UAW union officials appealed the Regional Director's decision to the Washington, D.C. NLRB. The decision over whether or not to unionize is supposed to lie with the men and woman on the shop floor, which makes these attempts by the UAW to shut them out of this process all the more shameful. The real question here is: Why are UAW officials afraid to have these employees and their National Right to Work Foundation-provided attorneys be a part of this process? We will keep you up-to-date on this and other cases as developments warrant. Thank you for watching today's Right to Work video news update.