Mercedes-Benz plant Vance http://apr.org en Mercedes-Benz Club Holds Annual Event in Alabama http://apr.org/post/mercedes-benz-club-holds-annual-event-alabama <p>Mercedes-Benz enthusiasts and technical experts from across the U.S. are meeting in Alabama.</p><div><p>The Tuscaloosa News reports (<a href="http://bit.ly/18Thpic">http://bit.ly/18Thpic</a> ) the Mercedes-Benz Club of America chose Alabama for its StarTech 2013 event, which brings together experts in Mercedes restoration, maintenance and performance for seminars and workshops. The four-day event began this weekend and runs through Tuesday.</p> Sun, 19 May 2013 13:40:47 +0000 The Associated Press 30684 at http://apr.org Mercedes-Benz Club Holds Annual Event in Alabama Unions Work to Organize Workers at Ala. Auto Plant http://apr.org/post/unions-work-organize-workers-ala-auto-plant <P>A major union is trying to organize workers at Alabama's Mercedes-Benz plant near Tuscaloosa.</P> <P>The Tuscaloosa News reports that the United Auto Workers has created a website -- <A href="http://www.apr.org/uawvance.com"><U><FONT color=#ff0000>uawvance.com</FONT></U></A> -- targeting workers at the plant in Vance.</P> <P><A href="http://www.apr.org/Al.com"><U><FONT color=#ff0000>Al.com</FONT></U></A> reports that the UAW is trying to organize workers at the 3,000-employee plant in an effort supported by the German union IG Metall.</P> <P>Felyicia Jerald, a spokeswoman for the plant, Tue, 16 Apr 2013 13:15:46 +0000 The Associated Press 28635 at http://apr.org Unions Work to Organize Workers at Ala. Auto Plant