by Kris LaGrange | on Dec 15, 2017

Will the Unions Save America?

Every now and then I get some idiot who infiltrated a union job saying something stupid to me via social networks. "Hey commy I'm union and I voted for Trump," These are not leaders by...

by Kate Hogan | on Dec 13, 2017

Alabama by the Numbers

by AFL-CIO | on Dec 12, 2017

The Trump Tip Con

Too many restaurant owners already break the law by stealing tips from their servers. Now the Department of Labor wants to give its blessing to this kind of wage theft...

by Brian Young | on Dec 07, 2017

Trump Delivers Court Brief to Defund Public Sector Unions

With Janus v AFSCME expected to be heard in January or February of 2018, officials on both sides are issuing briefs in support or opposition to the case. Called an amicus or friend of the court brief...

by Kris LaGrange | on Nov 20, 2017

McGarvey’s Apprenticeship Support is a Fool's Errand

Since the campaign, Trump has talked up the idea of expanding Apprentice Programs as an avenue for job growth and higher wages. This push, along with his promises of major infrastructure spending,...

by Brian Young | on Nov 15, 2017

Trump's Job Killing Tax Plan is Awful

The Trump tax plan has been all over the news recently, as Trump tries to win his first major legislative fight before the 2018 midterm elections. While much has been discussed about important tax...

by Kris LaGrange | on Nov 10, 2017

Do We Really Win with Messages of Fear?

We're feeling pretty good about ourselves right now coming off a bunch of local election victories. A year ago, our country experienced a form of a national depression, and it has taken less...

by Guest Post | on Nov 09, 2017

Politico: Labor Has a Death Wish

Maybe they read UCOMM Blog, but yesterday Politico released an article looking at how the labor movement shot itself in the foot by electing Trump. While it may come across as a little inside the...

by Brian Young | on Nov 09, 2017

PATCO Strikebreaker is Trump's NLRB Pick

The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has a new general counsel after the Senate approved Peter Robb yesterday. The party line vote put the management side lawyer in charge of which cases the...

by Brian Young | on Nov 08, 2017

Trump Pushes Fox to Censor Ad

Trump’s approval rating is hovering in the mid 30’s, he was just dealt a serious blow in state elections in Virginia and New Jersey, and some of his advisors have been in indicted by...