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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 Jul 08, 2019

Everyone Wants to Join a Union

Over the last few weeks, a lot of rough news has come out. Whether it’s Trump’s continuing war on labor, the NLRB’s attempts to make it harder to organize, or the campaign against...

by Guest Post | on May 15, 2019

IAM Files Charges Against Delta for Union Busting

The International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM) today filed election interference charges with the National Mediation Board (NMB) against Delta Air Lines.

by Brian Young | on Apr 08, 2019

Bernie Sanders Vows to Ban Right to Work

On Monday, the International Association of Machinist (IAM) heard from Senator and Presidential Candidate Bernie Sanders at their Transportation Department conference in Las Vegas.

by Brian Young | on Jun 04, 2018

Organizing Victories in Right to Work States

Organizing a union in a Right to Work state is difficult. Often these states are not friendly to unions and have created laws and an environment that make it even tougher than normal to organize. For...

by Brian Young | on Mar 06, 2018

Machinist Union Wins Unjust Firing Case

Many people who are not members of a union often see them as just banks for politicians. This is even the crux of the Janus v. AFSCME case. In reality, much of the work that they do is to protect...

by Brian Young | on Sep 19, 2017

A Tale of 3 Strikes

Workers around the world are being taken advantage of by companies that will stop at nothing to make a quick buck for their executives and shareholders. While employers are looking to cut corners and...

by Kate Hogan | on Sep 08, 2017

Successful Union Elections

It seems like every time you turn on the television, upsetting headlines are splattered across the screen. In these sad times, we at UCOMM thought it would help if we brought you some good news. In...

by Brian Young | on Aug 29, 2017

Help Rebuild after Harvey

Over the last week, one of the worst storms to ever hit the United States has ravaged the Houston area. Hurricane Harvey hit the Lone Star State as a Category 4 hurricane and dropped over 40 inches...

by Brian Young | on Aug 28, 2017

Who is Ogletree?

When a workforce is organizing and the employer wants to bust the union, anti-union law firms are brought in to guide the company. These high-priced lawyers are brought in with one goal, to squash...

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