by Press and Media | on Sep 07, 2018

Op-Ed: Trump is Unfit to be President

This important editorial was written by a "Senior Trump Official" for the New York Times.  The official questions whether Trump is even fit to be President and describes an effort by...

by Daniel Hinton | on Sep 06, 2018

Teachers Fight Back

September usually means the end of summer and the start of a new school year, but like many things, that’s not exactly how it’s working out in 2018. Teachers went on strike the first...

by Press and Media | on Sep 04, 2018

Trying to "Tweet Shame" Unions on Labor Day

Trump never seems to take a day off from tweeting or attacking his "enemies." On Labor Day, he sent the following tweet about AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka: Richard Trumka, the...

by Kris LaGrange | on Sep 04, 2018

Trump's Kavanaugh: How his Pick has Hurt Organized Labor

The Senate began hearings today for the confirmation of Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court. Over the last few months there has been a lot of media coverage around this, even UCOMM Blog covered his...

by Guest Post | on Aug 30, 2018

Despite What Trump Says, NAFTA is Not Fixed

After the Trump administration announced on Monday a preliminary agreement with Mexico on reworking the NAFTA trade deal, CWA President Chris Shelton pointed out that there is much more work left...

by Ron Bauer | on Aug 24, 2018

Protecting Public Pensions Protects All Working Families

Sometimes it feels like working men and women are always under attack – from anti-union employers, from Washington, from Albany. Now, amid a concerted attack by climate change activists, Gov...

by Daniel Hinton | on Aug 20, 2018

Understanding What Co-Determination Is

Reforms can be radical one day, then common sense the next. The most popular reforms of the past century, such as collective bargaining rights and Social Security, started that way. How many times...

by Press and Media | on Aug 15, 2018

Democrats Need to Embrace their Union Roots

If Democrats want to win, they might want to head this advice and embrace their union roots.

by Press and Media | on Aug 13, 2018

Are Democrats Losing their Union Base?

The Washington Post takes a look at what makes a union member voting against Right to Work in Missouri also vote for an anti-union politician like Trump. Read more below.

by AFL-CIO | on Aug 13, 2018

Unemployment for Strikers

Organized labor notched a major victory today as Governor Phil Murphy signed A-3861 into law. This bill will extend unemployment benefits to striking workers under certain circumstances. New Jersey...