Decision was dependent on recent passage of a bill that included tax cuts for manufacturers
The 829,000-square-foot facility is expected to create 600 new jobs.
NLRB ruled the German automaker was engaging in unfair labour practices.
Lured from Maryland following objections to the state’s gun control measures.
Small group of skilled trades to hold a vote on joining the union.
Election on exclusive bargaining rights would only apply to the about 165 “skilled trade” workers at the plant.
Filing comes as the union works toward gaining collective bargaining rights at its first foreign-owned plant in the South.
Automaker says it needs a bigger body shop at the Tennessee plant to accommodate future production needs.
An army of robots are cutting energy use by up to 220,000 kw/h per year at the Chattanooga, Tenn. manufacturing site.
Establishes formal rules for labour groups, may pit UAW against ACE
Automaker says it will recognize the union, allowing it to bargain for both members and non-members.
SUV is part of a plan to increase US sales to 800,000 vehicles by 2018.
If successful, it would become the first unionized foreign auto plant in the southern US.
President Bob King says the union is stepping back because the challenge could take years to come to a conclusion.
UAW, state government at odds amid mistrust over labour drive at plant.