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by Labor 411 | on Nov 28, 2017

Watch Walmart's Union Busting Video

Walmart's low prices come from the company's refusal to pay employees a decent wage and its efforts to scare off any organizing activity. This video made by Walmart for employees gives a...

by Brian Young | on Nov 27, 2017

AFL-CIO Pressures Nike to Pay Their Taxes

For years, many on the left have been alleging that companies have been storing profits in low tax countries to avoid paying taxes in the United States. While there was a lot of circumstantial...

by Press and Media | on Nov 21, 2017

Teamsters Win $30,000 from Union Buster

If you needed more proof that union busting doesn't pay, just ask Shred-it if it was worth it.

by Press and Media | on Nov 16, 2017

$13.50 is not a Prevailing Wage

It really doesn't pay to break the rules, instead, it will cost a Long Beach NY company $2.5 Million.

by Kris LaGrange | on Nov 14, 2017

Tesla: A Hotbed of Racism

While Elon Musk tries to portray himself as the goofy, genius, billionaire inventor, more and more allegations are coming to light about what it is really like to work at his companies and they aren...

by Guest Post | on Nov 10, 2017

Striking Spectrum Workers Losing Their Homes

When Tanisha Smythe started at Time Warner Cable in New York a decade ago she was living in a shelter with her newborn son. Seven months after Smythe and nearly 1,800 other members of New York Local...

by Press and Media | on Nov 09, 2017

Keeping Workers Safe Around the World

Thanks to the work of unions in the United States and Europe, workers around the world are safer. Find out more from the Guardian.

by Brian Young | on Oct 31, 2017

A Goblin that Lives Among Us

Here at UCOMM, we have been covering scabs a lot, whether it was the Verizon Strike last year or the scabs that have come up to replace the Spectrum workers who have been on strike for the last 6...

by Brian Young | on Oct 20, 2017

Training a New Generation of Union Members

Over the last 2 years, the Writers Guild of America East (WGA East) has led the way in organizing the next generation of media companies. News sites that you go to every day like HuffPost and Vice...

by Press and Media | on Oct 11, 2017

Quarter of a Million Strike in France

Nearly 250,000 public employees struck yesterday in opposition to French President Emanuel Macron’s plan to fire 120,000 public sector employees over the next 5 years.