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by Brian Young | on Feb 02, 2018

DOL Covers Up Report to Help CEO's Steal Billions in Tips

Last month Trump and the Department of Labor proposed scrapping an Obama era regulation that protected workers tips. The new rule, known as the tip pooling rule, would allow employers to collect...

by Brian Young | on Jul 26, 2017

Trump Cuts Workers Wages

On Wednesday, the Department of Labor will take the first step in rolling back the Obama era overtime rule, costing 4.2 million people raises and continuing the circle of exploitation of workers....

by Kris LaGrange | on Mar 09, 2017

New Acosta Website is Troubling

Politico informed us this morning via their Morning Shift email that hearings have been set for Trump’s pick for US Secretary of Labor, Alex Acosta. The Senate HELP Committee scheduled the...

by Press and Media | on Feb 23, 2017

Support for Acosta grows

Last week, UCOMM Blog reported on Trump’s new selection to lead the Department of Labor, Alexander Acosta. In that article, we let our readers know about some of the controversy surrounding...

by Kris LaGrange | on Feb 17, 2017

Acosta is no friend to labor

After Trump’s first selection for Labor Secretary Andrew Puzder crashed and burned, Trump announced yesterday the nomination of Alexander Acosta.  While he is better than Puzder, do not be...