News From: Community

by Brian Young | on May 11, 2018

The Largest Food Drive in America is Tomorrow

Saturday, May 12th, union letter carriers from around the country will be doing more than delivering mail, they will be taking part in the nation’s largest food drive. The food drive, known...

by Guest Post | on May 02, 2018

Advocating for Women in the Male Dominated Trades

They’re advocates for their union and the building trades, mentors, volunteers and friends who understand what it’s like to be a woman in a male-dominated industry. New local women...

by Guest Post | on May 02, 2018

IBEW Retrofits Homeless Shelters

Just north of Cincinnati, union activism, community service and politics go hand in hand. And Matt Von Stein hopes it stays that way. Von Stein is president of Hamilton, Ohio, Local 648. He...

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.