News From: #NLRB

by Guest Post | on Mar 21, 2017

Victory: Employer must pay Union back

An administrative law judge for the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has ruled against Wisconsin metal fabrication company Metalcraft’s union busting tactics and has ordered the company to...

by Brian Young | on Feb 23, 2017

Organizing Victories across the country

Lately a lot of news coming out of UCOMM Blog has been negative.  We have been covering a National Right to Work push, a case challenging fair share fees for public employees, and the chaos...

by Kris LaGrange | on Feb 17, 2017

Peerless Plywood scares 'em into submission

I get frustrated when trying to explain to a Building Trades union leader why the workers at the Walmart or Home Depot they just built don't organize. It's even more frustrating when the PBA...

by Kris LaGrange | on Feb 10, 2017

Union Vote at Telemundo

The National Labor Relations Board recently announced their will be a union representation vote for actors employed by NBC owned Telemundo with 160,000 member strong Screen Actors Guild –...

by Kris LaGrange | on Mar 18, 2016

Degree's of separation

This morning in Politco’s daily e newsletter “Morning Shift” which covers labor and employment issues a story highlighted the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) blocking McDonald...

Meet Merrick Garland, President Obama's Supreme Court Nominee
by Kris LaGrange | on Mar 16, 2016

Who is this old white guy?

On March 16th President Obama kicked off what is sure to be the biggest fight of his contentious Presidency by nominating Merrick Garland to the Supreme Court.  As UCOMM Blog previously reported...

by Brian Young | on Aug 13, 2015

The 'Real Teachers' for America

A recent National Labor Relations Board decision may shake up the entire Teach for America model.  After Teach for America teachers at a Detroit charter school tried to unionize, the charter...

by Kris LaGrange | on Sep 12, 2014

Beaver Valley Planners say Union Yes

A group of Work Planners that are employees at Beaver Valley Power Station started meeting with Local 29 expressing their desire to join our Union. We held meetings with them over several months in...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jul 31, 2013

The NLRB Board: We did it!

We made the calls and it happened. The US Senate voted to confirm a full package of nominations to the National Labor Relations Board. GOP Senators agreed to end their obstruction of any nomination...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jun 28, 2013

Tell the US Senate to get their sh** together.

We grabbed some text from a flyer being circulated by http://giveus5nlrb.org/. The U.S. Senate must confirm 5 bipartisan National Labor Relations Board members before they leave on their month-long...

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