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by Press and Media | on Nov 05, 2020

Trump Turned His Back on the Worker

AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka, sat down with Yahoo Finace to discuss the 2020 election and why workers left Trump. Check out the interview below.

by Brian Young | on Nov 04, 2020

Newly Elected Republicans, Not Friends of Labor

The 2020 election has brought a few surprises. It would appear that while the White House is still up in the air, Democrats will hold the House of Representatives and the Republicans will hold...

by Kris LaGrange | on Nov 04, 2020

Union Heavy States Deliver for Biden

After two years of campaigning, it looks like the 2020 election is going into overtime. The decision on whether former Vice President Joe Biden will defeat Trump seems to be more and more likely as...

by AFL-CIO | on Nov 03, 2020

AFL-CIO: Count Every Vote

As Americans head to the polls on Election Day, U.S. Chamber of Commerce CEO Thomas J. Donohue, National Association of Evangelicals President Walter Kim, AFL-CIO President Richard L. Trumka and...

by Chris Erikson | on Nov 02, 2020

You Get What You Pay For

Think back to the 2016 presidential election: Hillary Clinton vs. Donald Trump; “love her,” “hate her;” “I’m not voting because she can’t lose”;...

by Brian Young | on Nov 02, 2020

Trump's Four Year War on Labor

For nearly four years, Trump has waged a war on labor. Readers of UCOMM Blog might remember when he went after federal pensions, or cut OSHA inspections, or put a PATCO strikebreaker in charge of the...

by Kris LaGrange | on Oct 30, 2020

Trump Will Sign National Right to Work Law

Could Right to Work become a national law? That is the promise that is being made by the National Right to Work (RTW) Committee in a series of print ads running in Alabama. The ads are in support...

by Perry Fuchs | on Oct 30, 2020

Trump Has Undermined Unions for Four Years

The editorial below was written by Perry Fuchs, a teachers union President.   According to the American Federation of Teachers, our current President has done everything in his power to...

by Dave Weidlich | on Oct 30, 2020

Pull Together for the Betterment of the Union

CWA Local 1298 as an organization is all about labor and promoting and fighting for issues that are in the best interest of our great organization. Labor unions are under attack by Corporate America...

by Guest Post | on Oct 28, 2020

Joe Biden and a New Way of Governing

This editorial was written by former Maryland Governor and Presidential Candidate Martin O'Malley. If you’ve been watching television lately, you’ve now seen the Biden Ad.  It...