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by Kris LaGrange | on Jan 17, 2018

The NLRB Is Going to Suck Until 2020

After eight years of a labor-friendly National Labor Relations Board, the balance of power on the board is set to change with the appointment of business lawyer John Ring.

by Press and Media | on Jan 11, 2018

NYC PBA: Premature Release of Body Cams Violates Due Process

The NYPD has filed a lawsuit to stop the release of body cam video.

by Kris LaGrange | on Aug 31, 2017

Dividing Police and the Communities they Serve

This story dates back to July 2016 following a sit down between President Obama and law enforcement leaders after a rash of police shootings. It's important to note that this letter received...

by Guest Post | on Aug 30, 2017

Teamsters Rally Against Deportation

Unions, advocates for the immigrant community, and elected officials are demanding the release of Eber Garcia Vasquez, a private sanitation worker and a long-time member of the Teamsters union....

by Rachel Cossio | on May 31, 2017

UCOMM Ed: Franchise Agreements

The definition of a franchise differs from state to state, but as outlined by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), a franchise is a method for expanding a business and distributing goods and services...

by Rachel Cossio | on May 19, 2017

UCOMM Ed: Concerted Activity

“Concerted activity” is the ability for employees to discuss work-related issues among co-workers and act upon those issues without the fear of being penalized by an employer. Under...

Nassau COBA President Brian Sullivan speaks at Albany Press Conference
by Brian Sullivan | on May 12, 2017

Making it Safer to be a CO

I was very proud to represent Nassau County Correction Officers at a Press Conference on May 9th, 2017 conducted by the NYS Senate Independent Democratic Conference (IDC) in the NYS Capitol...