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by Brian Young | on Jan 04, 2021

Trump Rule Slows Down Union Elections

2020 was a tough year for everyone, but it was especially difficult for workers to organize a union. In addition to the pandemic, workers were faced with changing rules that were meant to slow down...

by Kris LaGrange | on Dec 02, 2020

Trump's NLRB: Ban Union from Jobsites

When a union comes into a workplace, the best-case scenario is that the employer doesn’t actively fight them. This has been the case for decades as some employers agree to stay neutral in a...

by Kris LaGrange | on Oct 07, 2020

Trump: Ban Neutrality Agreements

When workers are organizing a union, an employer can either fight the organizing effort or sign a neutrality agreement. This agreement is a contract between the union, the workers, and the bosses...

by Kris LaGrange | on Sep 30, 2020

Fighting Union Busters in a Carolina Carpet Mill

Phil Cohen is a longtime organizer for Workers United/SEIU. He has been a member of the union since 1974 and an organizer since 1980. He was a steward at a bus garage and a lead organizer for the...

by Kris LaGrange | on Sep 16, 2020

How Trump's Swamp Ruined the NLRB

House Democrats are issuing subpoenas to compel the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) to hand over important documents detailing potential ethics violations within the board. The move, which is...

by Brian Young | on Sep 04, 2020

Companies Issue COVID Gag Orders

As companies bring their staff back to work, some big companies are beginning to institute new procedures. In addition to wearing masks, socially distancing, and adding things like plexiglass...

by Kris LaGrange | on Aug 07, 2020

NLRB Announces Reorganization Plan

Ever since PATCO union buster Peter Robb took over as the General Counsel of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), he has been trying to weaken the pro-union work the board is supposed to do....

by Brian Young | on Jul 29, 2020

Trump: Deny Employee List to Unions

The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) is proposing their third change to how union elections are conducted under Trump. This change would limit the information that is available to unions when...

by Brian Young | on Jul 06, 2020

Trump: Get Rid of Your Union at any Time

Thanks to a big Trump donor, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) is considering limiting or overturning an important rule that protects recently organized workplaces.

by Kris LaGrange | on Jun 30, 2020

Trump's Plan to Defund Unions

Following the Janus decision, UCOMM reported about anti-union groups' next attack on unions, which is to work to defund them. Throughout the country, these anti-union groups are pushing lawsuits...