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 The U.S. Senate must confirm 5 bipartisan National Labor Relations Board members before they leave on their month-long...