by Brian Young | on Apr 13, 2018

Exposed: Right Wing Playbook to Discredit Striking Teachers

With teachers strikes and walkouts occurring in West Virginia, Oklahoma and Kentucky, support for teachers’ unions has begun to increase. In an effort to dampen down this good will, the right...

by Brian Young | on Feb 21, 2018

Who is Funding Janus?

Janus v. AFSCME will be heard by the Supreme Court on Monday. As UCOMM previously reported this case would fundamentally change the union movement for generations to come by attempting to defund...

by Brian Young | on Jan 17, 2018

The Freedom Foundation is Coming for Your Members

A meeting of the minds took place this week between labor leaders representing almost all major industries, including but not limited to education, law enforcement, construction trades, and every job...

by Kris LaGrange | on Sep 07, 2017

Right-Wing Alliance Aims Mortal Blow at Unions

With Trump in the White House and states across the country trying to pass Right to Work laws, the Koch Brothers are foaming at the mouth to deal a “mortal blow” to organized labor. In an...

by Guest Post | on Aug 10, 2017

Strike Against Evil

The Association of Western Pulp and Paper Workers (AWPPW) Local 5 and Georgia Pacific (GP), wholly owned by Koch Industries, have been in contract negotiations for over 3 years, as the labor...

by Brian Young | on Nov 07, 2016

Beware of the Club for Growth

While the Presidential Election has taken up most of the attention this year, the fight for the control of the Senate will also be decided on Tuesday.   In Pennsylvania, a heated Senate...

by Kris LaGrange | on May 02, 2016

Thanks for everything Mr. McPeak

This week kicks off Teacher Appreciation week, the time when we get to thank those educators who inspire our children, nurture their love of learning and lead them on their future path. While these...

by Kris LaGrange | on Mar 24, 2016

Koch pushes decerts in Kansas

Throughout the country, labor unions have been coming under attack from big money interests like the Koch Brothers.  UCOMM Blog has reported on stories in Missouri, Kentucky and West Virginia in...

by Press and Media | on Mar 21, 2016

Employers Pressure Employees on Politics

We already knew the Supreme Court’s Citizens United decision eliminated restrictions on employers who want to lobby their workforce to support a particular candidate. Now, new evidence suggests...

by John Durso | on Feb 19, 2016

Corporate interests commit class warfare

Columnist Cathy Young is right when she identifies the middle class struggle to stay afloat economically as a pressing issue [“The value of Bernie Sanders in 2016,” Opinion, Feb. 4]....

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