News From: SEIU

by Kris LaGrange | on May 09, 2016

One Big Super Union‏

Two of the United States largest and most powerful labor unions are forming an alliance that some in the labor community think may lead to a merger.  The two unions, the Service Employees...

by Kris LaGrange | on Apr 12, 2016

Dem candidates court union voters

With the New York Primary coming up on Tuesday, April 19th, Democrats are campaigning across the state trying to win every last vote.  NY’s high union density has meant talking union...

by Kris LaGrange | on Mar 31, 2016

Can the union wage be lower than the minimum wage

The Fight for $15 movement started about 4 years ago has undeniably been a success. I even had my doubts at the time when it was first floated but we here at UCOMM are all-in.  Due to the...

by Kris LaGrange | on Mar 18, 2016

Degree's of separation

This morning in Politco’s daily e newsletter “Morning Shift” which covers labor and employment issues a story highlighted the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) blocking McDonald...

by Brian Young | on Feb 10, 2016

The New Hampshire Zoo

The results are in and sadly hate, intolerance and bigotry won on the Republican side. Circus clown Donald Trump came out big, mobilizing racist and stupid people to the polls to earn 35% of the GOP...

by Kris LaGrange | on Feb 15, 2015

With non-union wages, you gotta start somewhere

Check out this article about unionization in the Shoreline Times.  While newly organized union jobs are low wage, so where the auto worker jobs 100 years ago. That doesn't mean auto workers...