Volkswagen's Lasting Lesson for Labor

The failed unionizing drive in Tennessee could advance a new industrial relations model
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In all the comment on the vote against the United Automobile Workers in Chattanooga, something has been missed. Rejecting the union needn’t mean rejecting the idea of effective worker representation. The decision is an opportunity for labor and management to show the auto industry in particular and corporate America in general that they can work more productively together.

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