News From: National Politics

by Brian Young | on Dec 09, 2019

Biden: "Send the Union-Busters to Prison!"

Employers spend hundreds of millions, if not billions, of dollars a year to stop union organizing campaigns. Readers of UCOMM Blog know that in just the past few weeks employees at Bright Power Solar...

by Kris LaGrange | on Dec 02, 2019

O'Malley Confronts Trump Official Over Child Separation

Bars across the country were packed on Wednesday as revelers met up with old friends and threw back a few drinks to kick off the Thanksgiving holiday. At The Dubliner in Washington DC, the bar was...

by Brian Young | on Nov 20, 2019

Bloomberg Announces $100M Anti-Trump Ad Buy

Former New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg may still be on the fence about running for President, but that isn’t stopping him from becoming the biggest advertiser in the 2020 election.

by Brian Young | on Nov 18, 2019

Trump Bans Unions from VA

On Friday, federal unions who represent workers at the Veterans Affairs Department (VA) were given eviction notices. The notices come as the VA is pushing to get in compliance with a number of...

by Kris LaGrange | on Nov 11, 2019

What’s Really Wrong with Alabama

On Saturday, Trump went searching for the applause that has been lacking in his two most recent sporting event appearances. So, Trump headed to Tuscaloosa for the Alabama-LSU College Football...

by Guest Post | on Oct 31, 2019

Warren's Prek-12 Plan is a "Game changer"

As the AFT continues to engage members in the presidential election and candidates continue to address issues relevant to working families, the education plan released by presidential candidate...

by Press and Media | on Oct 29, 2019

Facebook Staff Oppose Fake News Ad Policy

Facebook is facing an insurrection from its staff over the company's decision to be hands off with political advertising. Find out more below from the AP.

by Labor Press | on Oct 23, 2019

26k Rally for Sanders & AOC in NYC

This story was written by Labor Press. With just 100 days to go before the Iowa Caucus, 2020 presidential candidate Bernie Sanders, on Saturday afternoon, moved to solidify his position as the...

by Guest Post | on Oct 16, 2019

Push to Pass the Pro Act

Below is the text and the link to an email from the CWA. They are pushing the PRO Act. In their write up below they explain what the PRO Act is and what it would do to help working people. Many...

by Guest Post | on Oct 14, 2019

UFCW Host's Presidential Forum

On Sunday, October 13th, the United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW) held a Presidential Forum in Iowa. The event allows UFCW members’ to ask questions about their plans for...