News From: Community

by Kris LaGrange | on May 11, 2017

Letter Carriers Food Drive Saturday

Meet Brian, UCOMM’s letter carrier. This Saturday May 13th is the Annual Letter Carriers Food Drive, a nationwide food drive that everyone can participate in. Simply leave non-perishable food...

by Guest Post | on May 10, 2017

Who's Your Yoda? Teacher Appreciation Week

Our national union and our partners at Share My Lesson have teamed up with the U.S. Rebel Alliance for a worldwide online movement to recognize educators and mentors. The Star Wars-inspired "...

by Guest Post | on May 01, 2017

May Day in Pictures and Video

Milwaukee stands up for worker and immigrant rights on #mayday -- #fightfor15 #beyondthemoment pic.twitter.com/ZdZOLv90ZP — Fight For 15 (@fightfor15) May 1, 2017 This McDonald's...

by Kate Hogan | on Mar 31, 2017

Your Scout is a Teamster!

They’re America’s favorite cookie, and absolutely everyone has a soft spot for them. As soon as cookie season comes around, I make sure to start saving all of my change so I can buy at...

by Ted Skerpon | on Mar 24, 2017

Nuclear's good for the economy and environment

Various Assembly standing committees met earlier this month to discuss the Zero-Emissions Credit (ZEC) program established by the Public Service Commission through New York's Clean Energy...

by Brian Young | on Mar 21, 2017

350k walk out on May 1

May 1, aka May Day, is historically a day of labor action throughout the world. Also known as International Workers Day, many countries celebrate their Labor Day on May 1. In the United States we don...

by Guest Post | on Mar 17, 2017

A Declaration of War on Public Education

Donald Trump’s education budget is a declaration of war on public education and our nation’s neediest children. It was surely designed by Betsy DeVos. Trump’s budget would axe...

by Workers Indepen... | on Mar 10, 2017

The Working While Black Campaign

The National Black Worker Center Project is launching a #Working While Black campaign advocating a "New Deal for Black America". Executive Director Tanya Wallace-Goburn says to Trump and...

by Brian Young | on Mar 03, 2017

Watch ABC's When We Rise

This week, the ABC network has released the groundbreaking TV mini-series, When We Rise. The series focuses on the advocacy work of Cleve Jones, a noted LGBT and Labor Activist, who wrote a memoir by...

by Guest Post | on Mar 03, 2017

New Age of Activism in age of Trump

Since the presidential election, our country has seen a groundswell of organizing as people band together in one of the most basic expressions of democracy: activism. The activism spans the gamut...

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