News From: strike

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...

by Brian Young | on Mar 02, 2018

Teachers Strike Continues in West Virginia

Schools in West Virginia are once again closed after lawmakers in the state failed to get the votes needed to pass a new contract that would have ended the week-long strike.

by Guest Post | on Mar 01, 2018

Frontier Communications Workers Prepared to Strike if Necessary

Citing concerns about layoffs and the use of contractors that has resulted in job loss and reduced service quality, representatives of Frontier Communications workers throughout West Virginia and in...

by Brian Young | on Feb 22, 2018

Statewide Teachers Strike Closes all Schools in West Virginia

Teachers and students woke up on Thursday morning to a strange sight, almost every public school in West Virginia was closed. It wasn’t snowing and there wasn’t a hurricane bearing down...

by Brian Young | on Dec 08, 2017

3,000 City Workers on Strike in Oakland

For the fourth day, Oakland California is shut down as 3,000 city workers continue their strike in an effort to get a fairer contract.

by Press and Media | on Dec 08, 2017

Spies on Strike

We had to share this with you folks. 

by Brian Young | on Nov 14, 2017

Longest Actors Strike in History is Over

The longest actors strike in history is officially over. Last year, UCOMM reported on the voices of video games going on strike. Now, after 340 days of walking the picket line, the strike has come to...

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