by Brian Young | on Aug 14, 2019

Barstool Sports Threatens Employees if they Organize

Following the announcement that the staff of The Ringer had decided to organize, Barstool CEO Dave Portnoy felt it was important to let Barstool’s employees know that they will not be gaining a...

by Kris LaGrange | on Aug 13, 2019

How Media Downplays Trump Inspired Killings

We here at UCOMM love recycling Cathy Young’s opinion pieces, but it’s naive to assume she picks the headlines. Her words are syndicated nationally and most of the time she is right on...

by Kris LaGrange | on Aug 09, 2019

What Can be Done About these ICE Raids?

The Governor of Massachusetts vetoes a popular bill that would protect employees right to have a voice at work, ICE conducts their biggest workplace raid ever, Democratic candidate Jay Inslee talks...

by Kris LaGrange | on Aug 02, 2019

Problems for Miners, Gamers and Sanders (Getting Punched)

This week coal miners are pissed about not getting paid in Kentucky and are currently blocking any coal from leaving the mine, the Bernie Sanders campaign may be rethinking a staff union after unfair...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jul 26, 2019

The Racists on the Radio, in the White House, and at the Border

We are back after a short summer vacation in which our producer James got married and LaGrange headed to Jamaica. On the show, we discuss the racists over at WOR 710, find out what they had to say...

by Mohammed Sarker | on Jul 25, 2019

How Video Game Developers Are Exploited

The Video Game industry has expanded from about $78 Billion in 2017 to over $90 Billion by 2020. At the heart of all this wealth being created is the Studios that create these games, which are...

by Daniel Hinton | on Jul 23, 2019

SAG-AFTRA’s Deal with Netflix Signals Changes

SAG-AFTRA, the 160,000-member union that represents performance artists and media professionals, has signed a collective bargaining agreement with Netflix, Inc.  

by Kris LaGrange | on Jul 03, 2019

The Morning Bigots at WOR 710 AM NYC

The radio station that nicknames itself “The Voice of New York” doesn’t share the city’s values or seem to care about the people who live and work here.

by Brian Young | on Jul 01, 2019

Stephen King Fires Agent Over Union Dispute

For the last few months, the Writers Guild of America (WGA) and the Association of Talent Agents (ATA) have been locked in a bitter dispute. The fight has gotten so bad that the Writers Guild asked...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jun 21, 2019

UCOMM Live: Angry Umps, Trumka, and Toxic Coal Fire Pizza

Plus George was polled, he calls in. Brooklyn's Tony Barone talks up CWA's Call Center Bill, the one in New York passed last night. Farmworkers in New York are now allowed to organize and...