News From: Community

by Press and Media | on Apr 30, 2018

LIBN: State of the Union

10 years after the 2008 Financial Crash, the Long Island Business News takes a look at the economy and job market following "The Lost Decade." Kris LaGrange, of UCOMM Media Group, is quoted...

by Brian Young | on Apr 27, 2018

Diocese to Adopt Workers Memorial Mass

Worker’s Memorial Day is April 28th and unions across America recognize this day and celebrate the passage of the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 which created OSHA. Every region...

by Kris LaGrange | on Apr 26, 2018

The Lessons Learned on Bring Your Kid to Work Day

Today is Take Your Child to Work Day. This day has been used to show children what it is like to be in the workplace and to open their eyes to possible jobs they may want to do in the future. It...

by Guest Post | on Apr 25, 2018

Treated Differently Because of Skin Color

Support workers at Two Men and a Truck, fighting to join Teamsters Local 814. Click here to send management a message.   Professional movers at the New York City franchise of Two Men...

by Kris LaGrange | on Apr 18, 2018

Real Everyday Heroes; Lineman Appreciation Day

In a few days, the last remaining utility lineman who responded to restoring the power grid in Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria devastated their infrastructure will be coming home. UCOMM took...

by Guest Post | on Mar 01, 2018

Teachers getting behind Gun Control

We pulled this text from an email we received from the Bad Ass Teachers Association and from their website. Major demonstrations are taking place across the country on April 20th.  Dear BATs...

by Press and Media | on Feb 13, 2018

Teamsters Members Buy Car for Co-Worker Who Walks Miles to Work Everyday

A hardworking Teamster at UPS just got a huge gift from his co-workers to thank him for his dedication to his family and his job.

by Brian Young | on Feb 01, 2018

Remembering the "I AM" Sanitation Strike Campaign

Across the nation people are taking part in the I AM 2018 day of remembrance for Echol Cole and Robert Walker. Both men were killed on February 1st when they were crushed by their sanitation truck....

by Brian Young | on Jan 31, 2018

How Amazon Fulfillment Centers Fail to Deliver Jobs

Recently there has been a lot of news about the cities bidding on Amazon’s second headquarters. In their plans, cities are proposing tax cuts, and are touting their benefits with the hope that...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jan 23, 2018

DeVos touts DC Charter; Closed Due to Failing Test Scores

Just 9 months after Education Secretary Betsy DeVos and Trump’s wife Melania visited a DC Charter School, the D.C. Public Charter School Board has announced that the school will be closing due...