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by Kris LaGrange | on May 05, 2021

CWA to Host Huge PRO Act Webinar Thursday

As the debate over the PRO Act heats up, the Communications Workers of America (CWA) are holding a webinar to inform their members about the important bill. The Protect the Right to Organize (PRO...

by Kris LaGrange | on Mar 09, 2021

Workers Organize at Private Schools, Shred-it and Newspapers

When workers have a voice at work, they are able to better fight for their rights. That is what workers at the Bessemer, Alabama Amazon warehouse believe and why Amazon is fighting so hard to stop...

by Kris LaGrange | on Feb 12, 2021

Medium and Daily Kos Organize with CWA

Over the last few months, the Communications Workers of America (CWA) have been organizing workers in the digital space. UCOMM previously reported on their efforts through CODE-CWA to organize...

by Brian Young | on Jan 13, 2021

Painters Union Launches PRO Act Campaign

With Joe Biden set to become President next week and Democrats gaining control of the Senate, while holding control of the House of Representatives, the push to pass the PRO Act has restarted. The...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jan 04, 2021

Workers Organize at Google

Alphabet, the parent company of Google, is facing a challenge like they have never faced before, an organizing effort by their tech side workers. The organizing announcement was made through an op-ed...

by Brian Young | on Dec 07, 2020

Pandemic Demonstrates Need for Unions

Even with a preventable pandemic raging, workers are continuing to organize. From Washington D.C. to Guam, working people are demanding a voice at work. Here are a few recent organizing wins. At...

by Kris LaGrange | on Nov 11, 2020

Biden Adds 27 Union Leaders to Transition Team

With Joe Biden becoming the President-elect on Saturday, the process of transitioning from Trump to Biden has begun. Even without the help of Trump or the General Services Administration (GSA), Biden...

by Brian Young | on Oct 07, 2020

Trump Ends Stimulus Negotiations

Months of negotiations between the White House, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi were upended on Tuesday when Trump took to Twitter to announce that he was...

by Kris LaGrange | on Aug 11, 2020

Union Avoidance Goes Online

Jackson Lewis is one of the largest anti-union law firms in the country. On their website they brag about their work in union avoidance, helping companies like Boeing and Ikea stop organizing drives...

by Guest Post | on Jun 10, 2020

Stopping Work for 8 Minutes, 46 Seconds

This post was written by CWA District 1 VP Dennis Trainor   As trade unionists and as Americans, we were all outraged by the vicious murder of George Floyd. We are heartened by the...