by Brian Young | on Jul 05, 2018

No Union at the IRS

Another day, another attack on labor. Over the last few weeks, Trump and the Executive Branch have issued Executive Orders meant to weaken Federal unions and the Supreme Court has issued one of the...

by Joseph Romano | on Jul 03, 2018

Janus Case Isn’t Hurting Unions, It Is Making Them Stronger

The German philosopher, Friedrich Nietzsche once said, “Was ihn nicht umbringt, macht ihn stärker.”  Translated, it says, “What does not kill him makes him stronger.”...

by Guest Post | on Jul 02, 2018

How the Trump Tax Cut is Failing Working People

CWA President Chris Shelton appeared on Washington Post Live to discuss how the Republican corporate tax cut bill has failed working families in its first six months.

by Guest Post | on Jun 28, 2018

They Stole a Supreme Court Seat From Us

Yesterday morning the Supreme Court's conservative majority handed down an awful decision, siding with corporations over working families by making it harder for unions to organize nationwide....

by Kris LaGrange | on Jun 26, 2018

An Ad Campaign to Destroy Unions

Possibly emboldened by the announcement that Trump will sign a National Right to Work law, the anti-union Center for Union Facts will be airing a commercial over the next two nights supporting the...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jun 21, 2018

Trump Proposes Closing the Labor and Education Departments

Over the last year and a half, Trump has directed his focus on destroying federal unions and weakening the power of federal workers. UCOMM previously covered Trump’s Executive Order reducing...

by Brian Young | on Jun 19, 2018

Trump Supports National Right to Work Bill

The National Right to Work Committee has been working for years to get the President to sign a National Right to Work law. This would make it illegal for a private or public-sector union to charge...

by Guest Post | on Jun 15, 2018

From Protest to Politics

Opening this week's CWA Legislative-Political Conference, CWA President Chris Shelton asked participants to lead the fight to win back power for working people in this fall's election.

by Ron Bauer | on Jun 13, 2018

IBEW 1049 Launches Voter Registration Campaign

The IBEW is launching a nationwide campaign to register our members to vote so we can vote in this year's primaries and the general election. Even within my union, Local 1049, we have a number of...

by Guest Post | on Jun 10, 2018

Union Says No More Immigration Arrests

As the Bureau of Prisons (BOP) continues to grapple with understaffing and further cuts, five federal prisons are beginning to receive more than 1,600 ICE detainees. The massive influx of both...