by Kris LaGrange | on May 10, 2019

UCOMM Live: Guns in Schools with AFT's Randi Weingarten

Congressman Tim Ryan goes bananas on the House floor over mass job loss in Ohio, but wait is the new GM deal another Trump long con like Foxconn? We discuss a dumb and "dangerous" law that...

by Kris LaGrange | on May 02, 2019

Florida Dumb: Law to Arm Teachers

With the entire nation on pins and needles over school shootings, this generation is experiencing a tragedy that no other generation has. As a parent of two young school-aged kids, every morning I am...

by Guest Post | on Mar 25, 2019

Women Have Played an Important Role in the Labor Movement

During the month of March, we commemorate Womens' History Month. In this months message, I would like to highlight the work of women in building early union...

by Kris LaGrange | on Aug 02, 2018

We Need Two New Presidents

I feel stupid even talking about this, but it must be addressed. Newsmax reported, and Fox News and a host of other news outlets later recycled - that the very weathered AFL-CIO President Rich Trumka...

by Brian Young | on May 22, 2018

A Better Deal for Teachers

Teachers across the country have been striking over the past few months demanding better wages, benefits, and more funding for their schools. In response, Democrats in the Senate and the House have...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jul 25, 2016

Union leaders get a national stage

Whatcha doin' tonight?If you’re behind a boob tube around 7 pm-ish, tune into the Democratic National Convention. On CNN, MSNBC or CSPAN, union leaders will be taking the stage to make some...