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by Kris LaGrange | on Oct 17, 2016

Safety, Overtime and Tension

With the boom in construction in New York City, there has been an increase in deaths and injuries. The fight between union and non-union construction has escalated and one of the biggest...

by Brian Young | on Sep 30, 2016

Playing games with OT

Whether or not an employee is entitled to overtime has been a hotly debated topic over the last few years.  Many companies tried to get around the overtime rules by classifying their workers as...

by Press and Media | on Sep 13, 2016

OT for nation's most exploited

This article first appeared in the Times of San Diego.California farm workers will get overtime pay if they’re on the job more than eight hours a day or 40 hours a week, under a bill authored...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jun 07, 2016

Why Macy's can suck it

In the middle of Manhattan, a labor dispute is brewing at one of the most iconic retailers in the Big Apple.  The dispute between Macy’s and their union workforce, represented by the...

by Press and Media | on Jun 01, 2016

Bam takes aim at corporations

This article was written by Joe Dowd and appeared in the Long Island Business News.Workers have been exploited by their employers since time immemorial. For Heaven’s sake, even the patriarchs...

by Kate Hogan | on Jun 01, 2016

Scabs in the writers room

Everyone has some sort of guilty pleasure. Joyriding, candy, cigarettes. Things that we love that we hope no one finds out about. For some people, it’s reality TV. Shows like The Bachelor,...

by AFL-CIO | on May 18, 2016

Bam gives raises to millions

This article was written by the AFL-CIOAccording to news reports, the Obama administration will unveil new rules on Wednesday that will make millions more people eligible to receive overtime pay....

by Press and Media | on Apr 29, 2016

New Overtime Threshold: $47,000?

This article first appeared in the POLITICO's Morning Shift.The Labor Department will lower the salary threshold in its forthcoming final rule to extend overtime coverage, Morning Shift has...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jan 15, 2016

O'Malley: An American Worker's Bill Of Rights

UCOMM received this press release from the O'Malley for President campaign, a fresh look for our readers review, enjoy...Governor Martin O'Malley proposed a bill of rights for American...