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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...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jan 29, 2021

Podcast: Biden's Presidency Wins

IBEW Local 3's Chris Erikson comes on to talk about the Biden Presidency and how his local union is making it through COVID. We also take a look at the Executive Orders Biden has signed including...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jan 15, 2021

Podcast: Labor Built Vaccine Facilities

Labor has played an integral role in getting the vaccine out to the public, but they also built the facilities that made the vaccine. Find out more about the role they have played. Trumpers attacked...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jan 06, 2021

Take the UCOMM Live Survey!

With a new year comes new changes for UCOMM Live with Kris LaGrange – the most controversial Labor News show on, in and around the internet. The podcast, which streams live on Facebook, Twitter...

by Guest Post | on Dec 18, 2020

Center Stage on ESPN 2: The IBEW

This post was written by the IBEW Media Department. The Ideal National Championships, which annually pits top electricians from across the United States against each other in skill competitions,...

by Kris LaGrange | on Dec 11, 2020

Podcast: Trump Freezes Federal Workers Pay

Plus Southwest announces layoffs, NFLPA thinks they can get the season finished without a bubble, the IBEW is training fire departments on how to deal with solar panels, organizing wins from DC to...

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