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Was Chattanooga, Tennessee the Waterloo for the United Auto Workers Union?

 The union bosses in Detroit wanted to swindle 1,550 workers at the Volkswagen manufacturing plant in Chattanooga, Tennessee into joining the United Auto Workers union (UAW). It would have been the first union victory against the workers of the “transplant” companies such as Volkswagen, Toyota, Mercedes Benz, and other auto companies that have brought thousands of jobs to