by Brian Young | on Jul 30, 2019

Kentucky Coal Miners Block Mine & Demand Back Pay

For the past 24 hours, angry coal miners in Harlan County Kentucky have been blocking a railroad track leading out from the Cloverlick #3 Mine. Their demands are simple. They want to be paid the...

by Kris LaGrange | on Apr 22, 2019

Easter Agreement Ends Stop and Shop Strike

On Easter Sunday, 31,000 United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW) got the good news that they were headed back to work on Monday morning after spending 11 days on strike.

by AFL-CIO | on Apr 11, 2019

New England Grocery Store Workers Go on Strike

31,000 workers at Stop & Shop supermarkets across Connecticut, Massachusetts and Rhode Island have gone on strike.

by Press and Media | on Mar 07, 2019

Nurses in New York Threaten to Strike

Nurses at three of the biggest hopsitals in New York City have voted to strike unlessthe hospitals take action to stop the understaffing problem that is putting patients at risk. Find out more by...

by AFL-CIO | on Aug 13, 2018

Unemployment for Strikers

Organized labor notched a major victory today as Governor Phil Murphy signed A-3861 into law. This bill will extend unemployment benefits to striking workers under certain circumstances. New Jersey...

by Press and Media | on Jun 08, 2018

Teamsters at UPS Authorize Strike

If you ever wondered what the definition of clickbait is, this is it. Fortune is trying to stir up alarm by saying that 260,000 people at UPS are ready to strike, but a lot can happen between now and...

by Brian Young | on May 09, 2018

20,000 Strike at University of California

More than 20,000 members of AFSCME Local 3299 are walking the picket line, shutting down the University of California campuses for the second straight day.  

by Kris LaGrange | on May 07, 2018

Oklahoma Lawmakers Retaliate Against Educators

For two weeks, schools in Oklahoma were closed as teachers flocked to the Capitol, demanding raises and increases in school funding that would bring them closer to the national average. After...

by Press and Media | on Apr 04, 2018

General Strike Begins in France

France is dealing with a nationwide transit strike, the first pushbacks unions have given to stop French President Emanuel Macron's pro-business changes.

by Brian Young | on Mar 29, 2018

Oklahoma Teachers to Walkout on Monday

Following the recent teachers strike in West Virginia, educators in other states have begun discussing the possibility of taking a job action to get better wages. UCOMM recently reported about strike...

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