News From: Politics

by Kris LaGrange | on May 21, 2018

Another Bad Decision Out of Trump’s Supreme Court

Imagine a world where an arbitration agreement can take away all of your rights on the job. After today’s decision by the Supreme Court, that world is now a reality. The case, Epic System v...

by Guest Post | on May 21, 2018

Separating Families is not Policy

There is nothing worse for a child than getting lost — separated from mom or dad, even for a moment, let alone a lifetime. When Jews were rounded up by the Nazis, families were separated....

by Guest Post | on May 18, 2018

Repeal of Trump's Tax on Union Dues Stalls in Senate

A bill to repeal a new tax on union dues and unreimbursed job expenses has stalled in the Senate, a significant financial blow to many working families and union members. The bill, sponsored by...

by Brian Young | on May 17, 2018

Teachers Walkout In North Carolina

The year of the Teacher’s strike is spreading. The movement which started in Appalachia and moved west to Oklahoma, Arizona and Colorado has now come to one of the most anti-union states in the...

by Brian Young | on May 14, 2018

Missouri Rushing the "Race to the Bottom"

Since February 2017, unions in Missouri have been fighting the implementation of Right to Work in the state. After the bill was signed by Governor Eric Greitens, unions from across the state launched...

by Brian Young | on May 10, 2018

Senator Sanders Introduces Bill to Strengthen Unions

It’s no secret that unions across the nation are under attack. The Supreme Court is hearing the Janus v AFSCME case which could severely weaken public sector unions, employers have more power...

by Kris LaGrange | on May 08, 2018

Trump's Support Among Union Members Plummets

For the past year and a half readers of UCOMM have heard all of the ways that Trump has been attacking working people. From placing the deciding vote on the Supreme Court that will decide in favor of...

by Kris LaGrange | on May 07, 2018

Oklahoma Lawmakers Retaliate Against Educators

For two weeks, schools in Oklahoma were closed as teachers flocked to the Capitol, demanding raises and increases in school funding that would bring them closer to the national average. After...

by Press and Media | on May 04, 2018

6 Day Teacher Walkout Ends with Big Pay Raises

After getting a 20% raise, teachers in Arizona have ended their 6-day walkout. Find out more about the deal from the Associated Press. 

by Press and Media | on May 03, 2018

Are Young People Killing Capitalism?

Polls are showing millennials views on capitalism are shifting, what could this mean for future political candidates? Find out what Newsday's Mark Chiusano thinks.