The Passat is one of the car models currently being built at the VW plant in Chattanooga.
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — Four workers at Volkswagen's plant in Chattanooga have filed complaints saying the company is coercing employees into approving the United Auto Workers as their bargaining agent.
The complaints were filed with the National Labor Relations Board.
Volkswagen's top labor official, Bernd Osterloh, says that Chattanooga would need to organize in order to compete for a new SUV that VW hopes to build in the U.S., requiring 800 new workers.
The first Farm-City Discussion at MTSU will be held starting at 5 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 2, and will feature dialogue about the poultry industry, agriculture in America and a free meal.
The event, sponsored by Farm Credit, will be held in Room 125 of the MTSU Stark Agribusiness and Agriscience Center, 651 Founders Lane, in the heart of campus. It is free to MTSU students and any other people who would like to attend. A printable campus map can be found at http://tinyurl.com/MTSUParkingMap13-14.
The schedule of guest speakers for MTSU’s Department of Recording Industry for the month of October looks like a list of red-carpet names from a music awards show, culminating with an Oct. 28 conversation with music icon Barry Gibb.
“I am so grateful that these music industry leaders are sharing their experience and wisdom with MTSU students,” said Beverly Keel, chair of the Department of Recording Industry.