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News From: Memorial Day

by Kris LaGrange | on May 26, 2017

What Not to Buy Memorial Day Weekend

Memorial Day is the unofficial kickoff to summer, whether its  heading out on your boat, going to the beach and seeing friends and family at the backyard barbecue.  While groups like the...

by Kris LaGrange | on May 27, 2016

Quotes for Memorial Day

The staff here at UCOMM spent some time searching the internet for notable, memorable and inspirational quotes that you can feel free to share around the family picnic or BBQ this Memorial Day. We...

by AFL-CIO | on May 27, 2016

Union-Made Memorial Day BBQ

 [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_original","fid":"6310","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"684","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"684"}}]] Memorial Day is the...

by Kris LaGrange | on May 22, 2014

What does Memorial Day mean to you?

The Nassau PBA would like to share a video story from CBS's Steve Hartman's continuing series "On the Road. " This is a story of an 8-year-old boy who found $20 in a parking lot and...

by Paul Cameron | on May 21, 2014

Memorial Day: 459 honors our service men and women who made the ultimate sacrifice

Memorial Day is a US federal holiday wherein the men and women who died while serving in the United States Armed Forces are remembered. On Memorial Day, the flag of the United States is raised...

by Don Daley | on May 16, 2014

May is Electric Safety Month

With Memorial Day just a few weeks away, we are finally experiencing some nice weather. May as you know is National Electric Safety Month, we created a page on our webiste with some helpful safety...

by Kris LaGrange | on May 24, 2012

Unions are patriotic organizations, few can argue against that.

Unions are patriotic organizations, few can argue against that. The rights and freedoms that working people take advantage of, are rights and freedoms that thousands have fought and died to protect....

by Kris LaGrange | on May 24, 2012

Give thanks and remember the true meaning of Memorial Day

Civil War hero General John Logan fathered the movement to make Memorial Day a National Holiday. He left us with many traditions, but sadly some of these traditions are not practiced by all. The...

by Kris LaGrange | on May 09, 2012

Workers Memorial Day Ceremony

Binghamton Factory Fire Memorial Plaque Local 83 IBEW joined other unions on Saturday, April 28th at 12 noon with the Binghamton / Broome-Tioga Federation of Labor for the annual Workers Memorial...

by Kris LaGrange | on Apr 27, 2012

Faith & Labor on Workers Memorial Day

Going to work shouldn't be a life threatening task, but sadly for 30 of our neighbors and for over 4,500 Americans this past year, working was the last thing they did on earth. The headlines have...

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