News From: Organizing

by AFL-CIO | on Mar 14, 2017

Altice Cable Organized in New Jersey

Organizing efforts are off to a strong start in New Jersey this year. The latest victory comes from IBEW Local 827 which welcomed 100 new members to our union family from Altice cable in Oakland, New...

by Workers Indepen... | on Mar 10, 2017

The Working While Black Campaign

The National Black Worker Center Project is launching a #Working While Black campaign advocating a "New Deal for Black America". Executive Director Tanya Wallace-Goburn says to Trump and...

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 Brian Young | on Feb 20, 2017

Can the CWA save the AFL-CIO

When news broke that bank tellers at Santander Bank were talking union, I asked our very own Brian Young to get close and personal with this story since before his days at UCOMM, he took on the big...

by Guest Post | on Feb 15, 2017

Organizing DIRECTV

Leadership of the Communications Workers of America has notified AT&T* that former DIRECTV tech support employees in seven states have voted to ratify an agreement between the CWA and the company...

by Workers Indepen... | on Feb 08, 2017

Organizing Whole Foods

UFCW 1189 Organizing Director Abe Wangnoo says even workers at worker-owned co-ops feel the need these days for union representation. The UFCW just won a union election at the Whole Foods worker co-...

by Press and Media | on Jan 11, 2017

Organizing in the Charm City

Although this is great news and a well written and balanced story by the Baltimore Sun, please understand that this is the fifth time that the IBEW has organized this workplace so lets hope that five...

Why This Contractor Went IBEW
by Brian Young | on Nov 30, 2016

Another successful organizing drive

A key component of having a strong union movement is organizing new members into the union.  Without organizing, the movement would never grow and many good labor organizations organize the...

by Dave Beatty | on Nov 17, 2016

We are strongest when we work together

A few thoughts I was pondering on after last Tuesday. Donald Trump will be the 7th Republican President since 1957. There have been 5 Democratic Presidents. There was a Republican in the White House...

by Press and Media | on Nov 09, 2016

Doom and Gloom?

Trump's Upset Victory: Donald Trump's policy agenda isn't much clearer now that he's president-elect. Will he push for a higher minimum wage or for no minimum wage at all? At...

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