News From: right to work for less

by Press and Media | on Feb 22, 2017

Stopping Right to Work in Delaware

As UCOMM Blog previously reported, Delaware is currently going through a fight to prevent Right to Work (for Less) Legislation.  Republicans in the Senate are attempting to include Right to Work...

by Brian Young | on Feb 13, 2017

"This makes no economic sense"

This year unions have been beat up around the country as legislatures around the country have been introducing Right to Work (for Less) legislation. Right to Work (for Less) laws allow employees...

by Brian Young | on Feb 08, 2017

GOP: No Bargaining or Davis Bacon in Iowa

The attack on organized labor is happening across the country.  Recently UCOMM has reported on the national effort to pass Right to Work (for Less), a court case to take away teachers rights to...

by Kris LaGrange | on Feb 07, 2017

Unions meet your demise: Yohn v. California Teachers

About one in five American Federation of Teachers (AFT) members voted for Trump in November 2016. In the larger National Education Association (NEA), which comprises more than 3 million members, one...

by AFL-CIO | on Feb 06, 2017

Right to work doesn't just hurt union members

I spent 36 years working at the Bridgestone Tire plant in Oklahoma City. The work was hard but rewarding. It afforded me the opportunity to provide for my family, always ensure there was enough food...

by Brian Young | on Feb 03, 2017

Battleground Delaware

Unions in Delaware are literally fighting for their lives to protect collective bargaining in their state.  This battle is playing out in the fight for one state senate seat in New Castle County...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jan 31, 2017

It’s here; a National Right to Work Law

When Trump traveled the Nation, and told groups of people and the media that he liked Right to Work laws, you would think that union members and their leaders would have steered clear and done...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jan 05, 2017

Prevailing Wages to be repealed

For years, Republicans in Kentucky have attempted to make the state Right to Work (for Less) only to be thwarted by Democrats who have historically held a majority in the state House of...

by Kris LaGrange | on Dec 21, 2016

Christmas and the comfort of knowing we’re not alone

I had pie and coffee with an old friend of mine. He’s like a higher up with a statewide labor organization now, I respect him and I believe the professional feelings are mutual. We got together...

by Kris LaGrange | on Dec 06, 2016

Congresswoman Foxx wants to eliminate unions

As the new Congress is forming, new members are being given leadership roles.  For the Committee on Education and the Workforce, which overseas labor issues, this means that Virginia Foxx (R-NC...

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