by Brian Young | on Aug 01, 2017

NFLPA: Save Now to Fight Later

Training camp is finally here and we are just a few short weeks away from another great football season. As the new season is heating up, the NFL Players Association (NFLPA) has released a new video...

by Workers Indepen... | on Sep 16, 2016

LIU lockout knockout

"This victory shows what happens when labor can come together - when different unions work together. That was decisive."Dr. Ralph Engelman talking about the Long Island University faculty...

by Brian Young | on Sep 09, 2016

Lockout at college

As the new school year began, students at Long Island University (LIU)- Brooklyn Campus, arrived not to professors in the classroom, but rather outside the school protesting. The protest was not a...

by Brian Young | on May 10, 2016

Honeywell lock out

After just three weeks of negotiations, Honeywell Aerospace has locked out its 380 union workers.  The employees, who work at factories in South Bend Indiana and Green Island, NY are members of...

by Brian Young | on Mar 30, 2016

An illegal lockout

In January, UCOMM Blog reported that nurses at Nathan Littauer Hospital in Gloversville NY went on strike due to a lack of progress in contract negotiations.  They planned to strike for just one...

by Brian Young | on Feb 23, 2016

Lockout at ATI is over

After a 6-month illegal lockout by specialty steelmaker Allegheny Technologies Inc. (ATI), a 4-year tentative agreement has been reached.  The deal, between ATI and the United Steelworkers (USW...

by Kris LaGrange | on Sep 07, 2012

Bettman Sucks.

The NHL and the NHL Players Association aren't scheduled to meet again before the September 15 deadline after talks were put on recess. NHL Boss Gary Bettman will take a vote at an NHL Board of...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jul 22, 2012

God ended the Con Ed lockout?

Yes Andy Cuomo finally intervened. Yes the hardworking members and good folks over at Local 1-2 did the right thing and mobilized and communicated the issues to us the best way they could. But was it...