News From: National Politics

by Press and Media | on May 26, 2016

UAW chooses Hill over Bern

The United Auto Workers endorsed Hillary Clinton for president Wednesday, saying it trusts that she'll maintain a pro-worker trade policy in the White House. "As president," a...

by AFL-CIO | on May 18, 2016

Bam gives raises to millions

This article was written by the AFL-CIOAccording to news reports, the Obama administration will unveil new rules on Wednesday that will make millions more people eligible to receive overtime pay....

by Kris LaGrange | on May 17, 2016

Fighting Freeloaders 24/7 365

This week, two cases that could determine the future of workers to freeload off of their union made headlines.  In one, a decision came down in a case involving home health aides in Minnesota....

by United States D... | on May 15, 2016

Feds tell Verizon to bargain with the union

The U.S. Department of Labor today issued the following statement on the ongoing labor dispute involving Verizon workers. "A few days ago,  U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas E. Perez...

by Press and Media | on May 02, 2016

The extreme left mirrors the extreme right

"And now, the end is near, and so I face the final curtain." Those are, of course, the opening lyrics to Frank Sinatra's immortal recording of "My Way." They are also a...

by Brian Young | on Apr 28, 2016

Hastert: The definition of evil

On Wednesday, April 27th the former Speaker of the House, Dennis Hastert, was sentenced to 15 months in jail for violating US banking laws in trying to cover up his sexual abuse of students at an...

by Kris LaGrange | on Apr 26, 2016

My run-in with an a-hole

We are in an extremely busy time of year right now at UCOMM Communications. We are building state of the art websites for four new clients and upgrading mobile technologies for four others. In...

by Press and Media | on Apr 20, 2016

Building Trades Caucus forms

In yesterday's Morning Shift, we saw this great story about a new Building Trades caucus in Congress.  We have also included an editorial form the founders about why they joined.A new...

by Press and Media | on Apr 19, 2016

Never been better...

By most measures, the economy is doing great. The US labor market is creating around 200,000 jobs a month, which has brought the unemployment rate tumbling to 5%. Meanwhile, home prices are up and...

by Press and Media | on Apr 14, 2016

Hill Gets Big Donation from Walmart’s Alice Walton

By Zach Gorelick of Freebeacon.comA major anti-Walmart union is staying tight-lipped about billionaire Walmart heiress Alice Walton’s six-figure donation to Hillary Clinton.The United Food and...

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