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by Brian Young | on Apr 29, 2021

100 Days of Helping Workers

Thursday, April 29th marked the 100th day that Joe Biden has been President of the United States. The first 100 days have been used as a benchmark since President Franklin Roosevelt on how successful...

by Brian Young | on Apr 28, 2021

AFL-CIO Launches PRO Act Ads in Arizona

The AFL-CIO launched a major, bilingual ad campaign in Arizona this week, airing statewide television and radio ads promoting the Protecting the Right to Organize (PRO) Act. The advertising campaign...

by Brian Young | on Apr 26, 2021

Biden Creates Task Force to Promote Unions

When he was running for office, President Biden promised to be the most Pro-Union President ever. In his first few months in office, he has tried to live up to that by repealing anti-union executive...

by Kris LaGrange | on Apr 23, 2021

Unions to Dems: No PRO Act, No Money

With the PRO Act still short of the votes that are needed to pass the PRO Act, unions are ramping up the pressure on undecided Senators to get the bill passed. This includes a week of action and a...

by Guest Post | on Apr 22, 2021

Making Union Dues Tax Deductible

This story was originally written by the IBEW Media Center. Four years after the income tax deduction for union dues was ripped out of the U.S. tax code, pro-worker lawmakers are fighting to bring...

by Brian Young | on Apr 21, 2021

Mineworkers Union Supports Biden's Green Energy Plan

One of the biggest impediments to President Biden’s climate plan has done a 180 and is now supporting the plan. The United Mineworkers of America (UMWA) announced this week that they support...

by Press and Media | on Apr 20, 2021

Boycott Home Depot over Georgia Voting Bill

Religious leaders in Georgia are calling for a boycott of Home Depot to punish Georgia lawmakers who passed one of the most restrictive voting laws in the country. Find out more about the boycott...

by Kris LaGrange | on Apr 19, 2021

Senator Manchin Announces Support for PRO Act

On Friday, UCOMM reported on Maine Senator Angus King signing on to support the PRO Act. Just days later, Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) has announced that he will become the 47th Senator to sign on to...

by Kris LaGrange | on Apr 16, 2021

Angus King Signs on to Support PRO Act

To pass the PRO Act Democrats must get all 50 of their Senators on board with the bill. That effort made some progress as Senator Angus King, an independent who caucuses with the Democrats, signed on...

by Brian Young | on Apr 12, 2021

Biden wants Billions more for Department of Labor

After four years of constant attacks, the Department of Labor (DOL) is hoping to be in a good position for the next fiscal year after President Biden proposed spending $14.2 billion on the Department...

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