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by Brian Young | on Feb 04, 2021

PRO Act Introduced in Congress

The Protect the Right to Organize (PRO) Act was reintroduced into the House and Senate on Thursday. This piece of legislation would be the biggest overhaul of labor law since WWII and is a top...

by Brian Young | on Jan 13, 2021

Painters Union Launches PRO Act Campaign

With Joe Biden set to become President next week and Democrats gaining control of the Senate, while holding control of the House of Representatives, the push to pass the PRO Act has restarted. The...

by Brian Young | on Nov 10, 2020

The Future of the PRO Act Will Be Decided in Georgia

Although the 2020 election brought jubilation to many as President-elect Joe Biden defeated Trump, Democrats did not deliver on their plan to win back the Senate. Although they flipped two seats, one...

by Kris LaGrange | on Feb 28, 2020

Podcast: Understanding the NFLPA Contract Battle

On this week's show we take a look at the CBA between the NFL and the NFL PA and have some audio from The Pat McAfee Show. We ask is Pat right about the union keeping quiet on the deal?...

by Brian Young | on Feb 20, 2020

CWA: Cut off Democrats Who Voted Against PRO Act

Recently the PRO Act passed in the House of Representatives. The legislation is being called the most significant piece of labor legislation in decades. While the vast majority of Democrats supported...

by Brian Young | on Feb 10, 2020

Congress Passes PRO Act

The Protect the Right to Organize (PRO) Act has passed its first hurdle as the Democratic-led House of Representatives voted to pass the bill.

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...