News From: Organizing

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...

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...

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