News From: 2016 Election

by Brian Young | on Nov 09, 2016

Culinary Workers did their job

Through a very rough Election Night, at least one positive story came from Nevada.  After fighting with Donald Trump over organizing at his Las Vegas hotel, the Culinary Workers union promised...

by Brian Young | on Nov 07, 2016

What unions are doing today

Today is Election Day and for the last few months, weeks and days supporters of both campaigns have been working hard to identify and turn out their supporters.  For organized labor, this is the...

by Kris LaGrange | on Nov 07, 2016

UCOMM’s Philly GOTV Operation

North Philly. It’s got a bad rep but it now has a special place in our hearts because that is where we spent some time getting out the vote this past Saturday for the Hillary Clinton...

by Brian Young | on Nov 07, 2016

Beware of the Club for Growth

While the Presidential Election has taken up most of the attention this year, the fight for the control of the Senate will also be decided on Tuesday.   In Pennsylvania, a heated Senate...

by Kris LaGrange | on Oct 28, 2016

If you drink Yuengling then you're a bigot

This week the Internet blew up as numerous websites reported that Dick Yuengling, owner of Yuengling beer, was supporting Donald Trump.  This was announced through a series of tweets as he...

by Kris LaGrange | on Oct 19, 2016

"One on None"

The 2016 Presidential Election is now less than 3 weeks away and in some states voting has already begun.  Many states have different Early Voting rules; some allow you to vote by mail, some...

by Kris LaGrange | on Oct 11, 2016

The Idiot List Part 3

Welcome once again to the world famous UCOMM Blog Idiot List Part 3.  Below you will find actors, musicians, businessmen and foreign leaders who actually think that Donald Trump will be a good...

by Brian Young | on Oct 04, 2016

Chinese steel and childish behavior

During this election, Donald Trump has pushed a narrative that he is only person who can make America great again.  He talks about how he will take on China and he and his campaign staff have...

by Press and Media | on Sep 27, 2016

Let the people decide

The federal minimum wage is $7.25 an hour, but many states have raised that floor, including Massachusetts and California, which have a minimum wage of $10 an hour.  In November, five more...

by Guest Post | on Sep 26, 2016

Who can yell the loudest?

This article first appeared in the LIBN.Long Island’s construction unions and several other labor groups are planning to rally in advance of the presidential debate at Hofstra on Monday.Members...

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