News From: Corporate Greed

by Kris LaGrange | on Oct 04, 2017

Local 3 Brings Strike to Airwaves

The 1,700 members of International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local 3 at Spectrum have been on strike for the last six months. With Spectrum receiving renewed scrutiny over their...

by Press and Media | on Oct 03, 2017

Arbitration vs. Class Action

Last week, UCOMM reported on some labor cases the Supreme Court will hear this year that could set back the labor movement. Yesterday the first of those cases was argued.

by Guest Post | on Sep 28, 2017

IBEW Fights Sinclair Expansion

The IBEW has joined with other unions, consumer advocacy groups and defenders of a free and open press to oppose Sinclair Broadcast Group’s proposed takeover of Tribune Media.  The...

by Brian Young | on Sep 25, 2017

Is Scott Walker's Foxconn Deal Illegal?

As Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker signed over the most US taxpayer money to a foreign company in US history, lawyers and elected officials in the state question whether the deal is even...

by Press and Media | on Sep 21, 2017

152 Million Child Laborers

So it's still sad that so many kids around the world don't have the same opportunities our children do. Many come from countries that the idiot in the White House is banning from immigrating...

by Kris LaGrange | on Sep 14, 2017

Interview: Erikson of IBEW Local 3 on Spectrum Strike

p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 12.0px 'Helvetica Neue'; color: #454545} Chris Erikson is the elected Business Manager of the 28,000 members of IBEW Local 3 NYC. Erikson...

by Kris LaGrange | on Sep 07, 2017

Right-Wing Alliance Aims Mortal Blow at Unions

With Trump in the White House and states across the country trying to pass Right to Work laws, the Koch Brothers are foaming at the mouth to deal a “mortal blow” to organized labor. In an...

by Brian Young | on Sep 07, 2017

Canada to United States: Repeal Right to Work

This week, Mexico, Canada, and the United States sat down in Mexico City to hold talks on renegotiating the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). During the talks, labor rights took a central...

by Kate Hogan | on Aug 29, 2017

A $400 a Month Pay Cut

St. Louis’ minimum wage has reverted back to $7.70, only three months after raising to $10, due to a new state law passed by Republicans in the state legislature and signed by Missouri Governor...

by Brian Young | on Aug 28, 2017

Who is Ogletree?

When a workforce is organizing and the employer wants to bust the union, anti-union law firms are brought in to guide the company. These high-priced lawyers are brought in with one goal, to squash...