News From: Organizing

by Guest Post | on Jan 29, 2018

The Importance of New Member Orientations

There’s an old adage that you only have one chance to make a good first impression. It’s also critical to orienting – and organizing – new members into the union. “...

by Kate Hogan | on Nov 10, 2017

Organized Labor Victories in MA and NV

With all of the labor victories in the recent election, UCOMM wanted to bring you organizing victories that happened in Massachusetts and Nevada that you might not have heard about. Here are...

by Kate Hogan | on Oct 19, 2017

NY, CA, and MA All See Union Organizing Victories

p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 12.0px Calibri} span.s1 {text-decoration: underline ; color: #0079cd} Local unions are starting to reorganize their members, more women are...

by Guest Post | on Oct 16, 2017

Saving Your Union

Over the last few months, UCOMM has been reporting about the dangers of a court case named Janus v. AFSCME. This case would bring Right-to-Work for public employees to every state. With that prospect...

by Kate Hogan | on Sep 08, 2017

Successful Union Elections

It seems like every time you turn on the television, upsetting headlines are splattered across the screen. In these sad times, we at UCOMM thought it would help if we brought you some good news. In...

by Kris LaGrange | on Aug 25, 2017

Organizing Victories in NY, PA and Nevada

With all of the negative national news that has been coming out this week, UCOMM decided to give you some good news for a change and welcome some new members into the union movement. The following...

by AFL-CIO | on Aug 02, 2017

Organizing Across the Nation

Our latest roundup of worker wins begins with a hard-fought victory at The New School. Other successes include the growing trends of digital media newsrooms organizing and progressive...

by Kris LaGrange | on May 23, 2017

Prudential Center Broadcasters Join the IBEW

For the last ten years, the Prudential Center has hosted some of the biggest events in New Jersey, including New Jersey Devils, Seton Hall Basketball, Disney on Ice and even Monster Jam. Now the...

by Press and Media | on Apr 20, 2017

Did the LA Trades drop the ball?

Thanks to trades unions failing to organize small projects and immigrants, the trades has lost ground in the Los Angeles construction industry. This has allowed a generation of immigrants to learn...

by Workers Indepen... | on Apr 13, 2017

Union Yes by a margin of 6-1

American University grad student workers will soon see their overwhelming vote to join SEIU Local 500 certified by the National Labor Relations Board. That union local also represents adjunct...

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