February 15, 2014
CHANGE: United Auto Workers Union Stunned by Devastating Defeat in Tennessee. “Workers at a Volkswagen factory in Tennessee have voted against union representation, a devastating loss that derails the United Auto Workers union’s effort to organize Southern factories.” Judging by twitter, the UAW thought they had this one in the bag, which isn’t surprising given that VW wasn’t fighting them. They underestimated how toxic their brand has become.
Or maybe it was this: “The rejection of a key Democratic Party ally occurred despite President Barack Obama’s personal support for the unionization drive.” Speaking of toxic brands. . . .