by Kate Hogan | on Aug 17, 2017

Who Pays for Paid Leave?

Being an employee in New York has always had its ups and downs. One of the most recent upsides is that working people in New York State will be eligible for paid family leave on January 1, 2018. On...

by Press and Media | on Dec 21, 2016

D.C. Passes Paid Family Leave

Politico: The D.C. City Council passed a bill Tuesday that would give new parents up to eight weeks' paid leave after the birth or adoption of child. The legislation would also provide D.C....

by Press and Media | on Dec 02, 2016

Obama's Labor Regs in Trouble

Trump appears poised to roll back nearly every major labor-and-employment regulation and administrative ruling issued under President Barack Obama. Here's a partial rundown of what to expect:...

by Press and Media | on Sep 28, 2016

How long do you need?

This stroy first appeared in POLITICO's Morning Report.The D.C. Chamber of Commerce has developed a proposal to require businesses to provide workers with eight weeks' paid leave, Martin...

by Kris LaGrange | on May 03, 2016

"News you can use"

Bringing you “news that you can use” is one of our prime missions here at UCOMM Blog, no matter what your trade, craft or politics are.  We collect from numerous sources from the AP...

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...