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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...

by Kris LaGrange | on Feb 10, 2021

Meet Amazon's Unionbusters

On February 8th a historic election at an Amazon warehouse in Alabama started. Due to COVID-19, the election is being held by mail and votes are being accepted until the end of March. UCOMM has...

by Brian Young | on Feb 01, 2021

Houston Tries to Intimidate Fire Fighters Union

Since 2017, firefighters in Houston have been negotiating a new contract with the City. Their union, the Houston Professional Fire Fighters Association (HPFFA) has been pushing for their first raise...

by Brian Young | on Jan 19, 2021

Police Arrest 5 Striking Workers

A strike at the largest produce market in the world, Hunts Point Market, turned ugly after five picketers were arrested early Tuesday morning. According to the union, police showed up in riot gear...

by Brian Young | on Jan 18, 2021

AFL-CIO: Ban Imports from Forced Cotton Labor Plants

The Uyghur region in China is the site of one of the world’s largest forced labor camps. These camps have an estimated 1.5 million Uyghurs in them. Many have been sent there for “re-...

by Brian Young | on Jan 04, 2021

Trump Rule Slows Down Union Elections

2020 was a tough year for everyone, but it was especially difficult for workers to organize a union. In addition to the pandemic, workers were faced with changing rules that were meant to slow down...

by Kris LaGrange | on Dec 07, 2020

Southwest Announces Layoffs Before Bargaining

For the first time in the company’s history, Southwest Airlines is announcing involuntary furloughs. The move comes after months of lower than expected air travel due to COVID-19 and Congress...

by Brian Young | on Dec 02, 2020

Locking Out Nurses During COVID-19

Facing rising cases of COVID-19, nurses at Albany Med held a one-day strike on Tuesday. As part of their strike, the nurses were calling on the hospital to address PPE concerns as well as patient...

by Brian Young | on Dec 01, 2020

Nurses Strike in New York

Nurses in New Rochelle, New York, the original hotspot for the COVID-19 outbreak on the East Coast, went on strike today. Below is a petition that they are asking people to sign to pressure their...

by Brian Young | on Nov 30, 2020

Trump's Going After Your Tips

There may only be a handful of weeks left in Trump’s term, but his aides are making sure that his policies have a lasting impact. At the Department of Labor, they are rushing to finalize two...

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