Month: April 2024

VW workers in Tennessee vote to join UAW in historic win for Detroit union

Volkswagen workers in Chattanooga, Tennessee, have overwhelmingly voted to join the United Auto Workers — marking a major milestone for the union and its first successful organizing drive of an automaker outside of Detroit’s Big Three. Union organizing passed with 73% of the vote, or 2,628 workers, in support for the UAW, according to the […]

IAM District 19 Joins Coalition of Unions, Community Activists in East Palestine to Advocate for Rail Safety

One year has passed since the tragic derailment of Norfolk Southern’s train in East Palestine, leading to severe toxic contamination that has profoundly impacted the community and its workforce. Residents and workers now grapple with deteriorating health conditions compounded by diminishing healthcare coverage. The cost of life-saving medical treatment has become an overwhelming burden for […]

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