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President Obama on Friday made a stand against opponents of an effort to unionize workers at a Volkswagen plant in Chattanooga, Tenn., according to a Reuters report.

The president said those against the effort “are more concerned about German shareholders than American workers” in a closed-door session with lawmakers in his party during their annual retreat in Cambridge, Md., according to a Democratic House aide.

The Detroit-based United Auto Workers union is holding a labor election at the Chattanooga Volkswagen plant that is scheduled to conclude on Friday. The vote, which began Wednesday, is seen as a test of the trend of foreign automakers looking at U.S. plants in “right-to-work” Southern states.