News From: PRO Act

by Guest Post | on Feb 06, 2020

The House Must Stand Up For Labor

The editorial below was written by AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka and appeared in the NY Daily News on February 6th. Support for the labor movement is the highest in nearly half a century...

by Brian Young | on Jan 10, 2020

PRO Act Finally Gets a Vote

After months of debate the PRO Act is finally getting a vote in Congress. Leaders in Congress are promising a vote on the bill before President’s Day (February 17th).

by Guest Post | on Oct 16, 2019

Push to Pass the Pro Act

Below is the text and the link to an email from the CWA. They are pushing the PRO Act. In their write up below they explain what the PRO Act is and what it would do to help working people. Many...

by Brian Young | on Oct 07, 2019

Castro's Plan to Protect Domestic Workers

Over the past few months, UCOMM has reported on the labor plans of many of the major candidates (and some who have dropped out) for President. Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth Warren, and Pete Buttigieg all...

by Kris LaGrange | on Oct 04, 2019

Podcast: Callaway Fired, GM Strike Continues and Tesla Busts Union

The GM Strike is in its third week, the UAW starts to pay out strike benefits while plants in Mexico begin to close. Tesla gets caught union-busting and so does a Mentos plant in Bangladesh. They...

by Guest Post | on Sep 27, 2019

Congress: Pass the PRO Act Now

On Wednesday, the House Committee on Education and Labor passed the Protecting the Right to Organize (PRO) Act, H.R. 2474. The bold proposal that would restore fairness to the economy by...

by Brian Young | on May 03, 2019

Protecting the Right to Organize Act

On Thursday, Democrats introduced a set of bills that will rewrite American labor law and strengthen the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA). The set of bills, known as Protecting the Right to...