Reuters: "UAW chief says VW vote tainted by outside 'threats'"
. . . Challenges to union election results typically focus on allegations of improper conduct by management, and labor experts see the UAW's focus on outsiders as complicating their case.
"I think it is flimsy," said John James, executive director of the Center for Global Governance, Reporting and Regulation at Pace University in New York. Comments by Corker were protected by both free speech safeguards and Congressional immunity, he noted.