News From: Corporate Greed

by AFL-CIO | on Apr 11, 2019

New England Grocery Store Workers Go on Strike

31,000 workers at Stop & Shop supermarkets across Connecticut, Massachusetts and Rhode Island have gone on strike.

by birchy82 | on Mar 22, 2019

Amazon Fires Employee for Union Organizing

The New York Times is reporting that Amazon is doing everything they can to stop a union at the Staten Island NY warehouse, including firing pro-union employees.

by Guest Post | on Mar 22, 2019

Silicon Valley Labor Shortage: Is it BS or Greed

Since the first of the year, some contractor and building industry associations have peddled a story around the state that California has fallen into the ravages of a construction labor shortage....

by Press and Media | on Mar 20, 2019

Southwest Airlines Reaches Contract with Mechanics

After weeks of fighting and lawsuits Southwest Airlines and the union representing their mechanics have reached a contract agreement. Find out more about the deal from the AP.

by Press and Media | on Mar 07, 2019

Nurses in New York Threaten to Strike

Nurses at three of the biggest hopsitals in New York City have voted to strike unlessthe hospitals take action to stop the understaffing problem that is putting patients at risk. Find out more by...

by Brian Young | on Mar 06, 2019

Massive Problems at Southwest Airlines

I asked UCOMM’s Brian Young to do some research and write this piece up to give you the story behind the story about what is really happening at Southwest Airlines. Like me, you may personally...

by Brian Young | on Mar 05, 2019

College Professor Sues for Union Back Dues

Nearly a year after the Janus case was heard by the Supreme Court, anti-union forces are continuing to try and destroy public sector unions. After membership numbers held strong in the immediate...

by Press and Media | on Feb 27, 2019


The United Autoworkers have filed a lawsuit against General Motors in an attempt to stop the auto giant from closing 3 plants. Find out more from the AP.

by Guest Post | on Feb 25, 2019

AT&T's Union Avoidance Move

On Friday, February 22, AT&T announced its intention to close three call centers in Meriden, Conn. The company told workers at these locations, many of whom have been with AT&T for more than...

by Guest Post | on Feb 11, 2019

Teamsters Respond: Amazon Pulling out of NYC?

The following is a statement from Teamsters Joint Council 16 President George Miranda on reports that Amazon is reevaluating its decision to locate its HQ2 in Long Island City.