News From: Corporate Greed

by Guest Post | on Aug 03, 2018

Why AT&T Workers May Have to Strike

AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson made a promise to invest in his workforce and create at least 7,000 jobs if the tax bill passed. Well, the bill passed and AT&T laid off over a thousand workers...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jul 31, 2018

Kavanaugh Helped Trump Bust Union in Atlantic City

Any reader of UCOMM Blog knows that Trump is at war with organized labor. He announced his support for a National Right to Work law and put the justice on the court who decided the Janus case. Now,...

by Press and Media | on Jul 26, 2018

Union Avoidance Guide Leaked at Office Depot

Lots of major companies have issued training tips to their management staff on how to stop union activity in their workplace. Recently, Splinter got a hold of some of Office Depot's guides. Find...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jul 25, 2018

Trolling the Union Busters

Since the Janus decision, public employees across the country have been getting emails, door knocks, phone calls and direct mail from billionaire backed groups telling them to opt out of their union...

by Guest Post | on Jul 24, 2018

Janus Co-Worker: He Would Have Been Outsourced Years Ago

Yesterday, UCOMM Blog brought you the news that Mark Janus, the plaintiff in the Janus v AFSCME case had decided to leave his job working as a social worker for the state of Illinois to take a...

by Brian Young | on Jul 18, 2018

National Grid Cuts Off Health Insurance for Little Boy with Cancer

1,250 United Steelworkers (USW) members have spent the last month walking the picket line in Massachusetts after their employer National Grid decided to lock them out last month. The lockout came...

by AFL-CIO | on Jul 16, 2018

What is a Trade War and Are We In One?

TV pundits keep repeating that we’re in a “trade war.” What does that even mean? For starters, if you want to learn more about tariffs and trade, we will hold an...

by Press and Media | on Jul 09, 2018

Trump Sued for Unpaid Overtime

Just because Trump supposedly has billions of dollars doesn’t mean he doesn’t pinch pennies when it comes to his staff. That penny pinching might cost him now as his longtime driver sues...

by Press and Media | on Jun 29, 2018

Labor Activist Arrested for Investigating Ivanka Trump Freed

Good news from China as the three labor activists who were arrested in 2017 for investigating Ivanka Trump's clothing line have been released from jail.

by Brian Young | on Jun 25, 2018

NY City Council May Pull Spectrum Agreement Over Strike

Union workers at Spectrum Communications in New York City have been on strike for the past 16 months fighting for better wages, benefits and the protection of their retirement plans. With the company...