News From: Corporate Greed

by Kris LaGrange | on Dec 05, 2018

Spectrum Strike Gets a Big Boost

The ranks of labor along with elected officials from across New York descended on East 23rd Street in the Big Apple this afternoon to join in the protest and recommit to the boycott of NY 1...

by Press and Media | on Dec 03, 2018

Local 3 IBEW Relaunches Spectrum Boycott

Labor leaders and elected officials in New York are accusing Charter/Spectrum of union busting after they walked away from negotiations with Local 3 IBEW, who have been on strike since March of 2017...

by Brian Young | on Nov 27, 2018

Trump's Tariffs Fast Tracking GM Plant Closures

In another sign of companies preparing for an economic downturn, General Motors (GM) has announced massive layoffs to both their union and salaried workers.

by Kris LaGrange | on Nov 21, 2018

Shame: Who’s Open on Thanksgiving

…and shame on you if you go shopping and reward this behavior. If you get trampled, you deserve it. Do America a favor, stay home with your family and go shopping Friday if you must. It’...

by Kris LaGrange | on Oct 19, 2018

City & State: Erikson's a Winner!

This week UCOMM wrote about how New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and New York Governor Andrew Cuomo joined together to support Local 3 IBEW’s strike at Spectrum. With the announcement that...

by Press and Media | on Oct 04, 2018

Tesla Threatens to Deport Workers

This week, Tesla founder Elon Musk was forced out of the company after an SEC investigation into a tweet he made, but the trouble for the company is not over. Read more about the electric car makers...

by Guest Post | on Oct 03, 2018

First Ever Hotel Strike in Boston

Over 1,500 Marriott hotel workers in Boston are on strike. They have traded in their mops, trays, and uniforms for picket signs and drums. Workers walked out at seven Marriott-operated hotels today,...

by Brian Young | on Oct 02, 2018

Global Strikes at Airport Over Fair Pay and Benefits

Airports across the world are facing protests today as airport workers are taking their fight for better wages and benefits to some of the world’s largest airports and hubs. The actions are...

by Kris LaGrange | on Sep 27, 2018

Amazon Insults it's Union Consumers

Last fall, I was down in Florida visiting my cousin who was just finishing his career with the US Armed Forces. Florida in the fall, to all of us from the North, can be a scary place, politically....

by Guest Post | on Sep 25, 2018

Trump's Betsy DeVos in Hot Water Over Workplace Rights

Three U.S. Senators are calling on Education Secretary Betsy DeVos to stop denying workplace rights and protections to nearly 4,000 Department of Education employees who are represented by the...

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