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by Kris LaGrange | on Jun 23, 2021

Biden Picks Union Lawyer for NLRB

Although a spot does not open on the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) until the end of August, President Biden has made an early announcement that he will fill that deciding seat with a longtime...

by Brian Young | on Jun 08, 2021

Freedom Foundation Tied to Oregon Insurrection

On December 21, 2020, a group of violent rioters stormed the Oregon Capitol breaking windows on their way in to stop debate on COVID restrictions and related public assistance. The rioters entered...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jun 04, 2021

Right to Work Defeated in New Hampshire

Despite a push from the Governor and out-of-state business interests, the New Hampshire House has resoundingly killed the latest attempt to pass Right to Work in the Granite State. The House voted...

by Brian Young | on Jun 04, 2021

Caitlyn Jenner Goes After Teachers Unions

Keeping Up with the Kardashian co-star and former Olympian Caitlyn Jenner announced last month that she would be running in California’s upcoming recall election. Jenner, who is running as a...

by Brian Young | on May 28, 2021

Dianne Morales Fires Four For Organizing Union

Just weeks before voters head to the polls to elect the next Mayor of the nation’s largest city, one leading progressive candidate has decided to cut ties with staffers who were attempting to...

by Press and Media | on May 25, 2021

Betting on Wage Gains

The Biden administration is hoping that employers will increase wages to bring workers back into the job market and to help stimulate the economy. Read more about this below from the AP.

by Kris LaGrange | on May 17, 2021

White House Union Task Force Holds First Meeting

In April, UCOMM reported on President Biden creating the first-ever White House Taskforce on Worker Organizing and Empowerment. The task force was created to find new ways for the White House to...

by Brian Young | on Apr 29, 2021

100 Days of Helping Workers

Thursday, April 29th marked the 100th day that Joe Biden has been President of the United States. The first 100 days have been used as a benchmark since President Franklin Roosevelt on how successful...

by Brian Young | on Apr 28, 2021

AFL-CIO Launches PRO Act Ads in Arizona

The AFL-CIO launched a major, bilingual ad campaign in Arizona this week, airing statewide television and radio ads promoting the Protecting the Right to Organize (PRO) Act. The advertising campaign...

by Brian Young | on Apr 26, 2021

Biden Creates Task Force to Promote Unions

When he was running for office, President Biden promised to be the most Pro-Union President ever. In his first few months in office, he has tried to live up to that by repealing anti-union executive...