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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...

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...

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