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by Kris LaGrange | on Sep 08, 2021

SAG-AFTRA Elects the Nanny to Lead the Union

SAG-AFTRA, the union representing performers in film, tv, and radio recently held their union elections and chose a new President in Fran Drescher. Drescher, who came to fame on the 90’s...

by Brian Young | on Aug 11, 2021

Unions: Reject Amazon-MGM Merger

A group of unions, representing close to 4 million workers is calling on the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to reject the pending acquisition of MGM by Amazon. The letter was sent by the Strategic...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jun 24, 2021

Podcast: Teamsters Announce National Plan to Organize Amazon

The Teamsters are going after Amazon, which is reporting sky-high injury rates. The Supreme Court issues yet another anti-union decision, while Biden announces who the deciding vote on the NLRB will...

by Brian Young | on Apr 13, 2021

Smartmatic: Fox News Election Lies Intentional

After the 2020 election, right-wing “news” stations like Fox News Channel helped to push the big lie that the election was stolen from Trump. This lie led to thousands storming the US...

by Kris LaGrange | on Apr 09, 2021

Podcast: Union busting at Tesla, Google and Amazon

Thursday, April 8th is the PRO Act Digitial Day of Action, find out what you need to do to get this important bill passed. Amazon, Tesla, and Google are all in trouble with the NLRB over union...

by Kris LaGrange | on Mar 26, 2021

Podcast: 20 Ways the American Rescue Plan Helped Workers

A look at 20 things that the American Rescue Plan does for workers, Senate confirms Marty Walsh, Amazon violates NLRB rules, and the Supreme Court is hearing a union case.   [[{"type...

by Kris LaGrange | on Mar 12, 2021

Podcast: Boycott Amazon and PRO Act Passes in the House

Boycott Amazon has been trending this week as consumers stay away from Amazon to support the workers organizing in Alabama, we talk about why the boycott was called and some of the criticism that it...

by Kris LaGrange | on Feb 26, 2021

Podcast: Reopening schools with AFT President Randi Weingarten

On UCOMM Live with Kris LaGrange, we got Jay Malone, the Political Director for the Texas Gulf Coast Area Labor Federation, welcoming back Vinny Alvarez, President of the NYC CLC and also welcoming...

by Kris LaGrange | on Feb 12, 2021

Podcast: PRO Act Introduced in Congress & the Amazon Union Busters

A bill to strengthen apprenticeships has passed the House of Representatives, find out what it does and how it makes pre-apprenticeships and youth apprenticeships stronger. The PRO Act has been...

by Kris LaGrange | on Feb 12, 2021

Medium and Daily Kos Organize with CWA

Over the last few months, the Communications Workers of America (CWA) have been organizing workers in the digital space. UCOMM previously reported on their efforts through CODE-CWA to organize...

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