by Brian Young | on Jul 26, 2018

DeVos and Trump Charged with Union Busting

The ongoing saga between the Trump administration and the American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE) took another turn this week when the Education Department and anti-union Secretary Betsy...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jul 24, 2018

Mitchell: The Mad Man Training Trump to Destroy Unions

Once again Trump has proven that his goal is to destroy unions. The billionaire, who has said that he will sign a national right to work law and is waging an open war with federal workers and their...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jul 20, 2018

Republicans Vote to Freeze Federal Wages

On Thursday, the House of Representatives voted on a spending bill that would institute a wage freeze on federal civilian workers in 2019. The vote is an endorsement of Trump’s earlier proposal...

by Guest Post | on Jun 25, 2018

Union Sues Trump...Again

The American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE) has filed a second lawsuit challenging two executive orders issued by President Trump that would curtail the rights of federal workers....

by Guest Post | on Jun 10, 2018

Union Says No More Immigration Arrests

As the Bureau of Prisons (BOP) continues to grapple with understaffing and further cuts, five federal prisons are beginning to receive more than 1,600 ICE detainees. The massive influx of both...

by Guest Post | on May 31, 2018

Largest Federal Union Sues Trump

The largest union representing federal government workers, the American Federation of Government Employees, sued the Trump administration Wednesday in response to an executive order President Trump...

by Guest Post | on May 29, 2018

Trump Eliminates Release Time for Public Employees

We love posts like these here at UCOMM because they are Guest Posts, meaning someone else wrote it, so we don't have to do all the work. Guest Posts come from another reliable source, usually a...

by Brian Young | on Apr 12, 2018

Betsy DeVos Evicts AFGE From Department of Ed

For the past 30 years, the Association of Federal Government Employees (AFGE) have represented the employees of the Department of Education. As part of their collective bargaining agreement (CBA),...

by Brian Young | on Mar 19, 2018

DeVos Tries to Bust Department of Education Union

Betsy DeVos trying to bust a union, shocking we know, but that is the charge that the Association of Federal Government Employees (AFGE) is launching at the Secretary of Education. AFGE alleges in...

by Brian Young | on Feb 14, 2018

Trump: Fire ‘em and Freeze their Wages

This week, Trump released his budget for 2019. On Monday we took a look at the $200 Billion infrastructure plan that seeks to privatize many of our roads and bridges.