The United Auto Workers sharply criticized the comments of a Tennessee state senator who warned that the state might not approve any new financial incentives for Volkswagen AG if workers vote to join the union.
The statement came as another prominent Republican on Tuesday urged VW workers not to join the UAW.
About 1,550 workers of the 2,500 at VW’s Chattanooga, Tenn., plant are eligible to vote. Voting overseen by the National Labor Relations Board begins Wednesday and continues through 8:30 p.m. Friday. The UAW said in September that a majority of workers had signed cards to join the union.Read Article