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by Brian Young | on Jan 06, 2022

One Year Later: What Happened to the Capitol Insurgents?

On January 6th, 2021, insurrectionists supporting Trump stormed the US Capitol to stop the certification of the 2020 Presidential election. In the days after, UCOMM compiled a list of people who were...

by Brian Young | on Nov 22, 2021

30 Things Biden has Done to Help Workers

A little over a year ago, President Joe Biden won a stunning election victory, upsetting Trump and making him the first President to lose reelection in 28 years. At the time, President Biden said...

by Guest Post | on Nov 17, 2021

Teamsters: Consider Wages & Safety in Supply Chain Issues

The Teamsters said today that lawmakers must push companies to improve wages and working conditions for truck drivers as they seek solutions to upgrade the movement of goods across the country...

by Chris Erikson | on Nov 12, 2021

Erikson: "We are In Trouble"

When our members are more concerned about the fact that Trump lost the 2020 election than doing what is necessary to protect the benefits they have as members of Local 3, we are in trouble. National...

by Brian Young | on Nov 08, 2021

Tens of Thousands of Union Jobs Created Under Infrastructure Bill

On Friday night, the House of Representatives passed President Biden’s infrastructure plan. The bill will provide $1 trillion in funding for so-called hard or traditional infrastructure...

by Guest Post | on Nov 05, 2021

CWA Members Arrested Supporting Voting Rights

On Wednesday, CWAers and other activists from across the country rallied in front of the White House demanding that our elected officials put an end to the filibuster, and pass the Freedom to Vote...

by Chris Erikson | on Oct 29, 2021

Erikson: Left, Right, and Center

All or nothing. It seems that is the state of politics in America, and it really is sad. The Republican game plan is to deny President Biden any support for the programs that he proposed to the...

by Brian Young | on Oct 19, 2021

Proud Boys March on Long Island

On a sunny afternoon on the South Shore of Long Island, diner’s tranquil afternoon was broken by a street protest of far-right extremists. Walking down Main Street like Nazis in the 1930s,...

by Brian Young | on Oct 04, 2021

200 Law Enforcement Officials Confirmed Oath Keepers

Following the January 6th attack on the United States Capitol and the process of certifying the 2020 election, a national manhunt has been on for the people and groups behind the attack. UCOMM...

by Kris LaGrange | on Sep 23, 2021

NY Utility Unions: Gov. Hochul Pandering Not Progressing

New York is dependent on energy supplies from out of state for more than three-fourths of its energy needs according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration. That means 75% of the energy used...

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