NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A top United Auto Workers official says a majority of workers at Volkswagen's assembly plant in Tennessee have signed cards favoring the union's representation in creating a German-style works council at the plant.
Gary Casteel, a Tennessee-based regional director for the UAW, tells The Associated Press that the cards include a statement about wanting to join VW's Global Works Council and supporting cooperative and collaborative relations with the company.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A Nashville judge has suggested someone from the Department of Children's Services should go to jail for making extensive redactions to the records of children who died.
Judge Carol McCoy earlier this year ruled that the department had to release to the media the records of children who had died or nearly died after DCS was supposed to be helping them. She authorized some redactions, but a recent batch of 44 files blacked out a lot of other information.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Nashville Symphony has reached a deal with creditors to avoid bankruptcy and prevent the sale of its Schermerhorn Symphony Center.
On Monday, Nashville Symphony Association board treasurer Kevin Crumbo said the organization reached a settlement to eliminate commercial bank debt of more than $80 million for a lump-sum payment of an undisclosed amount. He said the symphony's only long-term debt will be a $20 million note payable to a local philanthropist.