News From: National Politics

by Kris LaGrange | on Dec 10, 2018

Trump's Supreme Court's Next Attack: Collective Bargaining

Just months after the Supreme Court ruled against public sector unions, in the Janus v. AFSCME case, the next big attack on unions may be coming before the court.

by Guest Post | on Dec 03, 2018

Keep the Postal Service in Public Hands

During a tense week recently, pipe bombs mailed to former President Barack Obama, actor Robert De Niro, the offices of CNN and at least a dozen other targets dominated the news. These overtly...

by Brian Young | on Nov 30, 2018

Bernie Sanders Proposes the Stop Walmart Act

Many politicians like Trump have touted the “strong” economy. They claim that since Wall St. seems to be hitting record highs every day, the economy must be doing well, yet many Americans...

by Press and Media | on Nov 16, 2018

Trump's Trade Deal In Danger

Trump's trade deal may be in trouble unless he can convince the AFL-CIO to get behind it. Read more from Politico below.

by Kris LaGrange | on Nov 12, 2018

It's Time to Fire Nancy Pelosi

In January a new Congress will be seated, a new party will be in power and hopefully a new leader will be presiding over it. What the Democrats need is fresh, new leadership that better represents...

by Kris LaGrange | on Nov 07, 2018

Takeaways from the 2018 Midterms

Democrats may have taken back the House, but the icing on the cake for UCOMM during yesterday’s Mid-term election was Scott Walker getting defeated in Wisconsin. The AFL-CIO’s press...

by Press and Media | on Nov 05, 2018

NBC Airs Blatantly Racist Ad

Yesterday NBC ran the following Trump ad in Primetime that was so racist a number of TV stations have refused to air it. It is so bad we have to link to Twitter for you to see it: CNN refused...

by Press and Media | on Nov 05, 2018

The Resurgence of Trump's Hateful Nation

With a rise in hate speech, we need to rebuke bias everywhere. Read more from Cathy Young

by Press and Media | on Nov 02, 2018

Losses Due to Janus are Low

Politico is reporting that Teacher's Unions around the country are saying that not only are they not losing members from Janus, but teachers are fired up and helping out more on this year's...

by Brian Young | on Oct 31, 2018

O'Malley Stumps for Labor Candidates

Governor Martin O’Malley came to Long Island New York today to stump for three labor candidates. Liuba Grechen Shirley, who is running to unseat Congressman Peter King, State Senator John...