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AFL-CIO chief denounces Trump's "spirited defense of racism and bigotry"
by Press and Media | on Aug 16, 2017

AFL-CIO Does the Right Thing

Following yesterday’s story calling on the AFL-CIO to leave Trump’s Manufacturing Council and Trump’s defense of Nazi’s at an afternoon press conference, the AFL-CIO announced...

by Brian Young | on Aug 16, 2017

Norcross: Future of Work, Wages and Labor

After the 2016 election, many Democrats realized that the party had lost contact with working people, especially white males who belong to unions. 40% of union members voted for Trump even when their...

by Kris LaGrange | on Aug 15, 2017

AFL-CIO needs to exit Manufacturing Council

Let’s take a look outside right now; riots in the streets, Nazi’s and Klan members mowing down protestors while the world mocks Trump. What the hell is going on people. Donald won with...

by Kris LaGrange | on Aug 14, 2017

A Dumb Move

Maine’s largest public-sector union, MSEA-SEIU Local 1989, has brought a contract to their members that could stand to screw union members throughout the state. In a tentative contract, the...

by Brian Young | on Aug 11, 2017

AFL-CIO takes on Koch in Missouri

Unions in Missouri announced on Thursday that they had collected 300,000 signatures in an effort to prevent Right to Work from becoming law at the end of the month. As UCOMM previously reported,...

by Press and Media | on Aug 09, 2017

25 Years to Break Even

A new report that was released yesterday finds that it will take 25 years for Wisconsin voters to make up the tax revenue that is being given to Foxconn. UCOMM has previously reported that the $10...

by Guest Post | on Aug 07, 2017

Upgrading the Power Grid

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced plans to rebuild almost 80 miles of transmission line, and it will be done by IBEW members. It’s an effort to strengthen grid reliability and bring...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jul 31, 2017

Missouri Could Kill Right to Work

Since Missouri passed a Right to Work law earlier this year, unions have been organizing to bring the environmentally disastrous decision to the voters.  Since the campaign began, both sides...

by Guest Post | on Jul 28, 2017

Teamsters: Take Responsibility

The Teamsters Union today denounced the introduction of legislation by House Republicans that would roll back the 2015 National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) "joint employer" ruling in the...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jul 28, 2017

Foxconn is another Long Trump Con

This week, one of the largest corporate giveaways was announced as Trump and Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker announced a massive deal to bring Foxconn to Wisconsin. Paid for on the backs of Wisconsin...

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