News From: Corporate Greed

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

UAW Sues GM

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.

by Kris LaGrange | on Feb 06, 2019

"We Will Never Forget Your Greed GM"

In November, UCOMM reported that General Motors (GM) would be closing plants in both the United States and Canada. Following the announcement, workers at the Oshawa plant in Ontario walked off the...

by Press and Media | on Feb 01, 2019

Amazon Will Oppose a Union at NYC HQ

In an effort to dampen down some of the opposition from New York City lawmakers over Amazon, Vice President Brian Huseman went before the City Council. At the hearing, Huseman was asked if Amazon...

by Brian Young | on Jan 30, 2019

No Foxconn Factory

For two years, Trump has touted the deal to bring Foxconn to Wisconsin. Working with former House Speaker Paul Ryan and Former Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker, the state gave a record amount of tax...

by birchy82 | on Jan 25, 2019

Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross Insults Federal Workforce

Can Wilbur Ross buy a clue? On CNBC yesterday, Ross questioned why federal workers would need to go to a food pantry to feed their struggling families. Find out more about what he said below from the...

by Guest Post | on Jan 25, 2019

New Era's Closing it's Doors in Buffalo

Dozens of Western New York union members will rally Saturday, Jan. 26, at New Era Field in Orchard Park to show solidarity with the employees of New Era’s Derby production facility, which the...

by Brian Young | on Jan 21, 2019

Another Trump Con: Foxconn Doesn't Meet Hiring Goal

Just a year ago, Trump and Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker touted the Foxconn project as a major economic stimulus to the Badger state. However, with the promise of billions of dollars in tax credits...

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