News From: Corporate Greed

by Brian Young | on Jan 06, 2020

Columbia CEO to Starving Workers: Invest in Your 401(K)

Columbia Sportswear employees are fed up. The clothing giant is facing a union drive from their warehouse workers in North Portland and it’s all thanks to a splinter that a worker received on...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jan 06, 2020

Trump Silent as AT&T Outsources Thousands of Jobs

Companies putting profits over people and sending their jobs overseas has destroyed many communities in the United States. First, it was manufacturing and now big companies like AT&T are laying...

by Press and Media | on Dec 18, 2019

Google Fires 5th Union Organizer

Google has fired another employee in their effort to stop a union. Read more below.

by Brian Young | on Dec 17, 2019

Trump's NLRB Issues Three Anti-Union Rulings

It is Christmas time for employers with cases before the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB). This week the board decided to issue rulings challenging several pro-workers and pro-union Obama year...

by Brian Young | on Dec 13, 2019

Trump's NLRB Lets McDonald's Off the Hook

For years, companies with franchises like McDonald’s have fought the notion that the corporation is responsible for illegal activity that takes place on the franchisee's watch. They claimed...

by Brian Young | on Dec 11, 2019

41% of Employers Illegally Bust Unions

We all know that union elections are often strongly contested by employers. They bring in high priced lawyers and union “avoidance” experts to instruct the company on how to bust the...

by Brian Young | on Dec 04, 2019

Harvard Grad Students Strike

After a year of failed negotiations, graduate students at Harvard University have had enough and are on strike. On Tuesday, thousands of grad student workers were seen sloshing through a snow storm...

by Guest Post | on Dec 02, 2019

American Airlines Exploits Catering Workforce

Hundreds were arrested and thousands more demonstrated at airports nationwide on one of the busiest travel days in the U.S.—the Tuesday before Thanksgiving. The protests were led by airline...

by Guest Post | on Nov 27, 2019

How Google is Union Busting

This post was written by Google Walkout for Real Change Four of our colleagues took a stand and organized for a better workplace. This is explicitly condoned in Google’s Code of Conduct,...

by Kris LaGrange | on Nov 25, 2019

AOC & Bernie Expose Bright Power Firings

On Friday, UCOMM reported on employees at Bright Power getting fired by their bosses for organizing with Local 3 IBEW. Thanks to coverage from news outlets like VICE and UCOMM Blog both Congresswoman...

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