News From: Community

by Guest Post | on Jun 20, 2017

The Harriet Cleveland from Alabama Story

The Southern Poverty Law Center is a group that is dedicated to fighting hate and bigotry. They seek justice for the most vulnerable members of our society. Using methods like litigation, education,...

by Press and Media | on Jun 07, 2017

Grumpy Workers Make Good Workers

We have always been taught that as workers we should grin and bear it at work.  The ideal employee is a happy one, but new research shows that it may be ok to be grumpy at work, especially if...

by BIll Dobbins | on May 29, 2017

A Memorial Day Message

It's hard to believe that it is Memorial Day already. Some consider this to be the kick off to summer. There is no doubt that we are all looking forward to the warm weather, barbecues, going to...

by Brian Young | on May 26, 2017

Union Vols for America's Pastime

Part of what attracts some members to a union is the idea that there is a brother and sisterhood among the coworkers.  This bond encourages members to look out for their fellow employees and to...

by Press and Media | on May 18, 2017

New York to grow Apprenticeship Programs

Federal Funds being used to give the next generation the tools they need to succeed.

by Kris LaGrange | on May 16, 2017

Public Ed Literally on the Ballot

In the country’s second biggest school district voters are going to the polls to decide the future of public education. At stake is whether the school system will continue their commitment to...

by Press and Media | on May 12, 2017

Refusing Service Because of the Strike

Teamsters Local 812 have been on strike for the last few weeks and have been pressuring local businesses to boycott the beer distributors who Clare Rose supplies.  Below is video of one of those...

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 — Fight For 15 (@fightfor15) May 1, 2017 This McDonald's...