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by Kris LaGrange | on Sep 22, 2017

Making Right to Work Illegal

While Right to Work laws have been getting passed around the country, no state has ever passed a law to repeal Right to Work. With more than half of the states now Right to Work, the impact has begun...

by Kris LaGrange | on Sep 21, 2017

Michigan Law Revokes Your Unions' CBA

In the five years since Michigan became Right to Work, workers in the state have faced constant attacks. As many of the major cities in Michigan dealt with bankrupt city budgets following years of...

by Kris LaGrange | on Sep 07, 2017

Right-Wing Alliance Aims Mortal Blow at Unions

With Trump in the White House and states across the country trying to pass Right to Work laws, the Koch Brothers are foaming at the mouth to deal a “mortal blow” to organized labor. In an...

by Brian Young | on Sep 07, 2017

Canada to United States: Repeal Right to Work

This week, Mexico, Canada, and the United States sat down in Mexico City to hold talks on renegotiating the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). During the talks, labor rights took a central...

by Kate Hogan | on Aug 25, 2017

Collecting Dues in Right to Work States

Earlier this month, lawyers led by The National Right to Work Legal Defense Foundation asked the Supreme Court to hear the case of Janus v AFSCME. This case threatens the very existence of organized...

by Brian Young | on Aug 18, 2017

310,567 Missourians Say No to RTW

On Friday, months of hard work paid off as the union movement flooded the Missouri State Capitol to officially file 310,567 signatures to stop Right-to-Work from being enacted in the state. So many...

by Kris LaGrange | on Aug 14, 2017

A Dumb Move

Maine’s largest public-sector union, MSEA-SEIU Local 1989, has brought a contract to their members that could stand to screw union members throughout the state. In a tentative contract, the...

by Brian Young | on Aug 11, 2017

AFL-CIO takes on Koch in Missouri

Unions in Missouri announced on Thursday that they had collected 300,000 signatures in an effort to prevent Right to Work from becoming law at the end of the month. As UCOMM previously reported,...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jul 31, 2017

Missouri Could Kill Right to Work

Since Missouri passed a Right to Work law earlier this year, unions have been organizing to bring the environmentally disastrous decision to the voters.  Since the campaign began, both sides...

by Guest Post | on Jun 13, 2017

Anti-Right to Work Rally on Pennsylvania Capitol Steps

On Tuesday, June 20 at 1:00pm, union members and activists from across the state will gather on the Capitol steps in an anti-"Right to Work" rally hosted by the Pennsylvania...

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