by Kris LaGrange | on Jul 10, 2018

Unions Oppose Trump's Supreme Court Nominee

Last night, Trump announced the selection of Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court. UCOMM previously reported that Kavanaugh has a disturbing history of voting against workers and against unions. He...

by Brian Young | on Jul 09, 2018

Trump to Pick a Supreme Court Justice Tonight

Tonight at 9 PM, Trump will be announcing his 2nd pick for the Supreme Court. While Justice Anthony Kennedy, the justice who is stepping down, was no friend to labor, this pick will solidify the...

by Guest Post | on Jun 28, 2018

They Stole a Supreme Court Seat From Us

Yesterday morning the Supreme Court's conservative majority handed down an awful decision, siding with corporations over working families by making it harder for unions to organize nationwide....

by Kris LaGrange | on Jun 27, 2018

Trump's Janus is Not the End, it's the Beginning

  We have been preparing for this day since November 9, 2016.   Teachers who are far removed from the process of why they enjoy a nice quality of life are having a blast on their...

by Brian Young | on Jun 26, 2018

Janus Will Be Decided Tomorrow

The end is near for Janus watch. After the Supreme Court issued a number of rulings today, including one on the Trump Travel Ban, they announced that tomorrow, Wednesday, June 27th, will be the last...

by Kris LaGrange | on May 21, 2018

Another Bad Decision Out of Trump’s Supreme Court

Imagine a world where an arbitration agreement can take away all of your rights on the job. After today’s decision by the Supreme Court, that world is now a reality. The case, Epic System v...

by Kris LaGrange | on May 14, 2018

Janus this Week?

After months of waiting, judgement day may have arrived. In Politico’s daily email Morning Shift, the reporters warn that the Supreme Court may be ready to announce their decision on Janus v....

by Brian Young | on Apr 05, 2018

Trump Repealing the New Deal

On Monday the Supreme Court released a 5-4 decision that expanded who is not covered by the Fair Labor Standards Act’s (FLSA) rule on Overtime. While the case is important, it was a fairly...

by Brian Young | on Feb 26, 2018

"You're basically arguing to do away with unions"

On Monday, lawyers from both sides sparred with judges over whether or not a public employee should be forced to pay for representation that he doesn’t agree with. Mark Janus, a 65 year old...

by Guest Post | on Feb 06, 2018

How Janus Could Backfire on Trump and the Right

In the coming months, the United States Supreme Court is set to hear oral arguments and rule upon a case that could mean nationwide “right-to-work” for all public sector workers. Union...

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