News From: Corporate Greed

by Press and Media | on Oct 04, 2018

Tesla Threatens to Deport Workers

This week, Tesla founder Elon Musk was forced out of the company after an SEC investigation into a tweet he made, but the trouble for the company is not over. Read more about the electric car makers...

by Guest Post | on Oct 03, 2018

First Ever Hotel Strike in Boston

Over 1,500 Marriott hotel workers in Boston are on strike. They have traded in their mops, trays, and uniforms for picket signs and drums. Workers walked out at seven Marriott-operated hotels today,...

by Brian Young | on Oct 02, 2018

Global Strikes at Airport Over Fair Pay and Benefits

Airports across the world are facing protests today as airport workers are taking their fight for better wages and benefits to some of the world’s largest airports and hubs. The actions are...

by Kris LaGrange | on Sep 27, 2018

Amazon Insults it's Union Consumers

Last fall, I was down in Florida visiting my cousin who was just finishing his career with the US Armed Forces. Florida in the fall, to all of us from the North, can be a scary place, politically....

by Guest Post | on Sep 25, 2018

Trump's Betsy DeVos in Hot Water Over Workplace Rights

Three U.S. Senators are calling on Education Secretary Betsy DeVos to stop denying workplace rights and protections to nearly 4,000 Department of Education employees who are represented by the...

by Brian Young | on Sep 24, 2018

Janus Decision Opens the Door for Workers to Sue their Union

Since the Janus decision, UCOMM Blog has been reporting on a number of ways that conservative, anti-union groups have been trying to destroy unions. Some include knocking on union members doors,...

by Kris LaGrange | on Sep 19, 2018

Hotel Workers Strike in Chicago

Hotel workers in Chicago are entering their second week on strike. The members of UNITE HERE Local 1 work at 26 of the biggest hotels in Chicago.

by Daniel Hinton | on Sep 13, 2018

Steelworkers Reject Contract Proposal, Strike Looms

The steel industry has seen a revival over the last year, as profits in 2017 skyrocketed over the previous 2015 and 2016’s. Between the GOP’s corporate tax cuts and the Trump...

by Labor Press | on Sep 12, 2018

With Amazon's Acquisition, Will Whole Foods Go Union?

According to a recent article in the WALL Street Journal, workers at Whole Foods Market in several locations are  considering joining the Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union....

by Guest Post | on Sep 05, 2018

Stand With StoryCorps Employees

StoryCorps workers need your help! In 2017, StoryCorps workers came together to form a union. After a long fight, we voted to join CWA Local 1180 in September 2017.