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by Press and Media | on Jun 26, 2017

An unlikely big player in digital media: unions

This article by Gary Weiss originally appeared in The Columbia Journalism Review.  THE AXE FELL AT HUFFPOST the other day. The news site laid off dozens of staffers, in what has became a...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jun 22, 2017

Labor's Buying a Paper

The word on the streets in the Windy City is that the infamous Chicago Sun-Times is looking for a new owner - and all the unions in Chicago through the Federation of Labor are putting in a bid. Other...

by Press and Media | on May 10, 2017

Policing our Protests

Imagine a nation where you can be arrested for protesting the policies of the President. Well stop imagining things because it's here. Read this, we can't make this stuff up.

by Kris LaGrange | on Apr 26, 2017

Meet radio show: America's Work Force

Right now utility union leaders from across the nation are embarking on Cleveland, Ohio for the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Utility Conference to share best practices, conduct...

by Kris LaGrange | on Apr 11, 2017

UCOMM gets Censored by Google

Over the last few years, Google and Facebook have become two of the largest purveyors of news. As the reach of Facebook and Google grow, less and less people go to specific news sites to get their...

by Kris LaGrange | on Apr 03, 2017

Fox News is Horny

From the New York Times via Politico: Bill O'Reilly settled 5 harassment claims; Bill O'Reilly and Fox News quietly settled five sexual harassment claims in recent years to the tune of $13...

by Kris LaGrange | on Mar 20, 2017

Jimmy Breslin told stories about working people

We live in an odd time. Somehow a highly unqualified madman became President, pulling at our fears and racist emotions. He has brought out the worst (and best) in all of us. Trump has recently called...

by Guest Post | on Mar 09, 2017

CWA Reaches Deal with ABC

The NABET-CWA bargaining team reached a tentative four-year agreement covering nearly 3,000 workers at ABC Network/Disney. The proposed settlement covers staff and daily hires at ABC Network...

by Kris LaGrange | on Mar 06, 2017

Rosie in the Ranks

Over the last few decades, the building trades have seen an influx of new members entering their ranks and they are unlike anything they have seen at their union meetings before.  That’s...

by Brian Young | on Feb 28, 2017

10 things to watch other than Trump

Tonight Trump will making his first address to a joint session of Congress which will outline all of the evil corporate driven policies that Trump wants to push over the next year.  Since Trump...