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by Brian Young | on Jul 20, 2021

Senate Dems to Include Important PRO Act Provision in Budget Bill

With the PRO Act seemingly stuck in the mud, lacking a majority of Democratic Senators' support and lacking any Republican Senators supporting it, Democratic Senators are coming up with a way to...

by Brian Young | on Jul 19, 2021

Unions Launch Ad Campaign against Senator Johnson

A group of 20 unions and progressive organizations are launching a massive ad campaign against Wisconsin Senator Ron Johnson over his response to the January 6th attack on the United States Capitol...

by Guest Post | on Jun 30, 2021

Trades to Biden: Fund Child/Elder Care

This editorial was written by Fatima Goss Graves, the president and CEO of the National Women's Law Center andSean McGarvey the president of North America's Building Trades Unions, a labor...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jun 23, 2021

Biden Picks Union Lawyer for NLRB

Although a spot does not open on the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) until the end of August, President Biden has made an early announcement that he will fill that deciding seat with a longtime...

by Brian Young | on Jun 08, 2021

Freedom Foundation Tied to Oregon Insurrection

On December 21, 2020, a group of violent rioters stormed the Oregon Capitol breaking windows on their way in to stop debate on COVID restrictions and related public assistance. The rioters entered...

by Brian Young | on Jun 04, 2021

Caitlyn Jenner Goes After Teachers Unions

Keeping Up with the Kardashian co-star and former Olympian Caitlyn Jenner announced last month that she would be running in California’s upcoming recall election. Jenner, who is running as a...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jun 04, 2021

Right to Work Defeated in New Hampshire

Despite a push from the Governor and out-of-state business interests, the New Hampshire House has resoundingly killed the latest attempt to pass Right to Work in the Granite State. The House voted...

by Brian Young | on May 28, 2021

Dianne Morales Fires Four For Organizing Union

Just weeks before voters head to the polls to elect the next Mayor of the nation’s largest city, one leading progressive candidate has decided to cut ties with staffers who were attempting to...

by Press and Media | on May 25, 2021

Betting on Wage Gains

The Biden administration is hoping that employers will increase wages to bring workers back into the job market and to help stimulate the economy. Read more about this below from the AP.

by Kris LaGrange | on May 17, 2021

White House Union Task Force Holds First Meeting

In April, UCOMM reported on President Biden creating the first-ever White House Taskforce on Worker Organizing and Empowerment. The task force was created to find new ways for the White House to...