Faurecia Interior Systems http://apr.org en Ala. Mercedes Supplier Rejects UAW Bid http://apr.org/post/ala-mercedes-supplier-rejects-uaw-bid <p></p><p>Workers at a Mercedes-Benz supplier in Tuscaloosa have rejected a bid to join the United Auto Workers union.</p><p>Employees at turned down the UAW proposal by a vote of 86-to-62 on Thursday.</p><p>While UAW organizers urged workers to support unionization, a group of employees joined a group called Union-Free Faurecia to oppose the bid.</p><p>The company makes center consoles, instrument panels and other components for car interiors.</p><p>Workers at two other Mercedes suppliers in Cottondale voted to join the union last year. The Mercedes plant itself isn't unionized.</p> Fri, 23 Aug 2013 21:24:55 +0000 The Associated Press 36604 at http://apr.org Ala. Mercedes Supplier Rejects UAW Bid