News From: Politics

by Press and Media | on Jun 27, 2019

Day 1 of the Democratic Debates

On Wednesday, Democrats held their first debate of the 2020 Election. 10 candidates were on stage, with another 10 on stage tonight. Below is a quick summary of the important points from CNN.

by Kris LaGrange | on Jun 26, 2019

Don't Debate Trump

Honor is something that does not exist in the Oval Office anymore. His base may disagree and maybe they’re just hopeful optimists. Anyone who has met Trump, his staff or the misguided rally...

by Press and Media | on Jun 26, 2019

Waiter at Aviary Spits on a Trump

The right is up in arms after a server at an upscale restaurant in Chicago spat on Eric Trump. We wanted to share this to show you the faux outrage that is fueling those on the right to support Trump...

by Press and Media | on Jun 19, 2019

The Long Wait for an Increased Minimum Wage

It has been a decade since President Barack Obama signed an increase to the Federal Minimum Wage. According to the Washington Post, this is the longest such gap in American history. Find out what is...

by AFL-CIO | on Jun 18, 2019

Let Uber Drivers Join a Union

Workers in the on-demand, or "gig," economy are denied basic rights that all other employees receive, simply because their work originates from a phone "app." App companies...

by Press and Media | on Jun 17, 2019

Deal Reached for NY Farmworkers to Join a Union

After decades of organizing, farmworkers in New York appear to have won the right to join a union. This comes after a 12 hour deal between New York Governor Andrew Cuomo and state lawmakers just days...

by Guest Post | on Jun 17, 2019

New Bill Would Crack Down on Call Center Offshoring

New legislation introduced this week by Senator Bob Casey (D-Pa.), in the U.S. Senate and the bipartisan duo of Reps. David McKinley (R-W.Va.) and Mark Pocan (D-Wis.) in the House would help crack...

by Press and Media | on Jun 13, 2019

Protesting Trump's Family Separation Policy

Protests against Trump have been growing in popularity and as well as street theatre in the past three years. One protest against his policy of family separation at the border recently popped up in...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jun 12, 2019

The Anti-Trust Movement Begins

For years, we here at UCOMM have been saying that an anti-trust movement needs to occur to regulate the internet giants like Facebook and Google. It didn’t happen before the 2016 election and...

by Dave Weidlich | on Jun 12, 2019

The Trump Administration's War on Labor

President Donald Trump has been dangerous for unions and working people. Since I know some members continue to support Trump, I want to lay out some of the things he and anti-labor politicians have...