by Brian Young | on Jan 18, 2018

Federal Workers Fear Government Shutdown

It may be a New Year, but last years fear of a government shutdown is once again causing anxiety for millions of federal workers.

by Brian Young | on Nov 22, 2017

UCOMM Labor Briefs

Employees at the LA Times have announced their intent to organize and management is pushing back. Tronc, which owns a number of papers across the country, including the LA Times and NY Daily News,...

by Brian Young | on Oct 09, 2017

Trump's Attacks Increase Union Membership

Threats to the federal workforce have been coming since Trump won the presidency. Talk of draining the swamp included cuts to many federal departments budgets. Trump also instituted new censorship...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jul 10, 2017

ICE Union: Reaping What they Sowed

Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Union President Chris Crane is in the news once again, this time complaining about Acting ICE director Thomas Homan. Crane is complaining that Homan is too...

by Guest Post | on Jun 16, 2017

4 Ways Trump's Budget Hurts Federal Workers

A new video from the American Federation of Government Employees illustrates how Trump's proposed budget would cut wages for current federal workers and slash federal retirement benefits for...

by Brian Young | on Mar 13, 2017

Trump Privatizing Union Jobs

Once again the federal budget is due and Trump, along with the Republican Congress have presented a budget that has union members in the federal government worried that they will see massive layoffs...

by Guest Post | on Mar 08, 2017

Curbing Union Participation

The American Federation of Government Employees strongly opposes legislation moving through the House that would limit an employee's access to union representation and financially penalize...

by Kris LaGrange | on Mar 01, 2017

Unions react to Trump's B.S.

I got to be honest, I didn't watch Trump's Joint Address to Congress. I said I wasn't going to, I joined a movement of millions under the hashtag #BLACKOUTTRUMP and I did other things. In...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jan 09, 2017

Give Me a List!

The new year has brought a new Congress and put a new party in power in Washington.  With this new power, the Republican Congress spent their first week trying to get rid of a non-partisan...

by Kris LaGrange | on Nov 21, 2016

Four Years Playing Defense

With a new administration coming into Washington, federal workers are bracing for some unprecedented changes.  These changes give anti-union Republicans hard-on's and have already ...