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  • Brown Blasts NLRB Decision That Delays Volkswagen Workers the Right to Unionize In Chattanooga

    U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH) today blasted efforts to delay union elections at the Volkswagen plant in Chattanooga, Tennessee. Workers at the VW plant have been petitioning for the right to organize and collectively bargain for months. This afternoon, the Republican-stacked National...…Read More

    Posted on 5/22/2019 | Workers, Auto, employees, Union, labor, fair
  • Peters, Stabenow, Brown Raise Deep Concerns Over Decision to Halt Union Election at Volkswagen Plant in Chattanooga

    U.S. Senators Gary Peters (MI), Debbie Stabenow (MI) and Sherrod Brown (OH) are expressing concerns and requesting more information from Volkswagen (VW) following the National Labor Relations Board’s (NLRB) recent decision to grant Volkswagen’s request to halt all electi...…Read More

    Posted on 5/21/2019 | labor, Union, Workers, UAW
  • Brown Reaffirms Commitment to Protecting Miners’ Pensions as He Meets with UMWA Retirees

    U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH) today met with workers and retirees of the United Mine Workers of America (UMWA) union, as well as UMWA President Cecil Roberts, in his office. During their meeting, Brown reaffirmed his commitment to solving the pension crisis that is currently facing min...…Read More

    Posted on 5/8/2019 | bipartisan, Retirement, Union, miners, Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation, Pensions
  • Brown, Portman Reaffirm Commitment to Solving Pension Crisis, As Senate Votes to Confirm New Head of PBGC

    As the U.S. Senate prepares to vote today on the nomination of Gordon Hartogensis to serve as Director of the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation (PBGC), U.S. Senators Sherrod Brown (D-OH) and Rob Portman (R-OH) today reaffirmed their commitment to solving the pension...…Read More

    Posted on 4/30/2019 | Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation, Pensions, Workers, PBGC, Small Businesses, Union
  • Brown Calls On Major League Baseball Commissioner to Help Save Union Jobs

    U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH) today wrote to Major League Baseball (MLB) Commissioner Robert Manfred following reports that the New Era Cap Company plans to shutter its manufacturing facility in Derby, New York, and move production to a non-union facility. The move will eliminate over...…Read More

    Posted on 2/20/2019 | Union, Workers, baseball, Jobs
  • Senators Urge Boeing to Respect Workers’ Rights to Unionize, Begin Collective Bargaining

    U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH) today led a group of 22 Senators in urging Boeing to drop its appeal of an election where Boeing flight technicians successfully elected union leadership to represent their interests. In June, Boeing flight readiness technicians Read More

    Posted on 8/30/2018 | Union, Workers, Union Representation
  • Brown Honors Kaptur on Becoming Longest-Serving Woman in House of Representatives