News From: Bernie Sanders

by Kris LaGrange | on Feb 21, 2020

AFT Announces Presidential Endorsement

The third-largest union in the country, the American Federation of Teachers (AFT) has made an endorsement in the Democratic primary. However, their unique endorsement may not clear things up for...

by Brian Young | on Feb 12, 2020

Medicare for All Debate: Decided by Organized Labor

With the Iowa Caucus debacle and the first in the nation primary in New Hampshire in the books, the Presidential Primary heads to Nevada. The field seems to be split into two factions the more...

by Brian Young | on Dec 16, 2019

Democratic Candidates May Skip Debate over Labor Dispute

With just three days until the last Democratic debate of 2019, there are questions swirling about whether the debate will be able to take place. This is thanks to a labor dispute at the debate...

by Brian Young | on Dec 06, 2019

Sanders and Warren: Repeal VA Right to Work

After a strong union-backed effort in 2019 Democrats took control of all branches of the Virginia state government. As UCOMM previously reported Democrats had promised to repeal the state’s...

by Kris LaGrange | on Nov 25, 2019

AOC & Bernie Expose Bright Power Firings

On Friday, UCOMM reported on employees at Bright Power getting fired by their bosses for organizing with Local 3 IBEW. Thanks to coverage from news outlets like VICE and UCOMM Blog both Congresswoman...

by Labor Press | on Oct 23, 2019

26k Rally for Sanders & AOC in NYC

This story was written by Labor Press. With just 100 days to go before the Iowa Caucus, 2020 presidential candidate Bernie Sanders, on Saturday afternoon, moved to solidify his position as the...

by Brian Young | on Aug 21, 2019

Bernie Sanders' Plan to Double Union Membership

Throughout his long political career, Senator Bernie Sanders has been a friend of labor. That should come as no surprise since he built his political career as a Democratic-Socialist fighting for...

by Kris LaGrange | on Aug 02, 2019

Problems for Miners, Gamers and Sanders (Getting Punched)

This week coal miners are pissed about not getting paid in Kentucky and are currently blocking any coal from leaving the mine, the Bernie Sanders campaign may be rethinking a staff union after unfair...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jul 26, 2019

NLRB Charges Filed Against Bernie Sanders

The Bernie Sanders campaign is in some hot water after staffers filed an unfair labor practices complaint with the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB). While the identity of the person who filed...

by Guest Post | on Jun 06, 2019

Bernie Demands a $15 Minimum Wage Vote in the Senate

In a letter sent to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell today, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) called for the Raise the Wage Act to be brought to the floor of the Senate for an immediate vote. The...

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