VW labor meeting with Tennessee workers postponed -sources

Reuters

Oct 2 (Reuters) - A meeting between Volkswagen AG labor leaders and workers at the automaker's plantin Chattanooga, Tennessee, that was to be held on Wednesday hasbeen postponed after a private plane that was to fly fromGermany was grounded, several sources said on Wednesday.

The leaders will attempt to reschedule the trip later thismonth, said the sources, who wished to remain anonymous becausethey were not authorized to speak on the matter.

The officials were to discuss with Chattanooga plant workersthe possibility of the United Auto Workers union representingthem.

Should the UAW's effort to effort to represent the VWworkers prove successful, it would be a toehold in organizingforeign-owned automakers in the U.S. South.

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