But the governor, who along with fellow Republican politicians has fought the UAW's unionization attempts at virtually every turn, said it's premature to say whether his administration wouldn't offer state incentives to Volkswagen if that were to occur, The Nashville Post reported today.
“We’ll have to wait and see how that plays out," The Nashville Post quoted Haslam saying this morning. "Obviously, we believe in the importance of a vote. We think democracy matters, no matter where you are. There was a vote at the plant and the UAW did not win the vote, we think that should mean something."
The anti-union group Center for Worker Freedom said Monday it believes Volkswagen's top managers are considering sidestepping the election in which workers voted by a 53 percent to 47 percent margin against recognizing the union.
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