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by Brian Young | on Apr 08, 2021

Union Density Decline Hurt Men the Most

For over 40 years, companies and politicians have been working to decrease the rights and power that workers have. This has resulted in fewer people being in a union and fewer people working under a...

by Brian Young | on Apr 02, 2021

Companies Pay Zero in Taxes As Nation's Roads Crumble

Earlier this week, President Joe Biden released a $2 Trillion infrastructure and jobs plans. The massive project would rebuild roads and bridges, build out a national car charging network, and expand...

by Kris LaGrange | on Apr 02, 2021

1,100 Mineworkers Strike in Alabama

1,100 mineworkers in Alabama have gone on strike after the company failed to agree to a fair contract with the United Mineworkers of America (UMWA). The strike is taking place at Warrior Met mines...

by Brian Young | on Apr 01, 2021

Google Settles Unionbusting Charges

Google, their parent company Alphabet, and a contractor Modis have reached a settlement with the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) over an unfair labor practice charge that was filed after a...

by Brian Young | on Mar 30, 2021

Amazon Releases Anti-Union Twitter Bots

On Monday, voting in the historic union election at the Amazon warehouse in Bessemer, Alabama ended.  The union effort has made national news as it would be the first union at the nation’s...

by Kris LaGrange | on Mar 25, 2021

Amazon: The Bernie Sanders of Corporations?

With just a weekend left until all of the votes are submitted at the Amazon union vote in Bessemer Alabama, Senator Bernie Sanders is heading to Alabama to speak to the workers and make a last-minute...

by Press and Media | on Mar 18, 2021

Amazon Union Testifies to US Senate

On Wednesday, the effort to organize Amazon was brought to the Senate. Jennifer Bates, an Amazon worker in Bessemer, Alabama testified on what it is like to work in an Amazon warehouse, while Senator...

by Brian Young | on Mar 12, 2021

Calling Immigration on Organizing Workers

Southampton is the playground for the uber-rich and famous and is also the home of Tate’s Bake Shop. The small bakery has become a national brand with its cookies being sold in many...

by Kris LaGrange | on Mar 03, 2021

Don't Cross this Virtual Picket Line

Workers at an Amazon warehouse in Bessemer, Alabama have been voting on joining RWDSU for the last month. If they are successful, they would be the first Amazon employees in the United States to join...

by Brian Young | on Feb 23, 2021

Amazon Offers $2K to Quit Before Union Vote

Amazon is taking part in a huge union-busting campaign to stop employees at the Bessemer Alabama warehouse from voting for a union. UCOMM previously reported on the union-busters they have hired and...