by Brian Young | on Dec 09, 2019

Biden: "Send the Union-Busters to Prison!"

Employers spend hundreds of millions, if not billions, of dollars a year to stop union organizing campaigns. Readers of UCOMM Blog know that in just the past few weeks employees at Bright Power Solar...

by Brian Young | on Oct 02, 2019

Over 1,200 Join the Union Movement

Every day more and more people decide to demand a voice at work and organize. Unions from across the country continue to grow, even in the face of a concerted campaign by big business, Trump, and...

by Brian Young | on Aug 08, 2019

Union Leaders Respond to ICE Raid

Children and family members gathered outside of the National Guard base in Mississippi on Thursday desperately waiting for news on the status of their parents, of their husbands, and of their wives....

by Guest Post | on Aug 01, 2019

Teamsters Ratify Wegmans Contract

Following a week-long contract review period, Teamsters Local 118 members employed at Wegmans Food Market distribution centers in Rochester voted to ratify a new agreement by an overwhelming 80...

by Brian Young | on Jul 26, 2019

Organizing Bus Drivers & Legal Services Workers

Every day more and more workers are organizing and making the decision to join a union. Whether they are a large workplace or just a few employees, these working men and women have decided to take...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jun 10, 2019

Harvey Milk and the Coors Boycott

June is Pride Month, a time when the LGBT community celebrates its community and remembers the struggle the community went through to gain equal rights. June was chosen because the modern Gay Rights...

by Guest Post | on May 22, 2019

Teamsters Oppose Letting Teens Drive Big Rigs

The following is a statement from Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa about a proposed federal pilot program that would allow drivers as young as 18 to transport goods via trucks in interstate...

by Daniel Hinton | on Apr 18, 2019

Sanctuary Union Stands Up To Trump

Unions are standing up to the Trump Administration on a laundry list of issues, from right-to-work and Janus to the government shutdown. A new front has opened up on immigration, as powerful unions...

by Daniel Hinton | on Mar 14, 2019

Save the NY Film Tax Credits

The annual battle of the budget has been waging in Albany, NY. Facing a billion-dollar deficit and a hard deadline at the end of the month, some state legislators are stooping so low as to threaten...

by Kris LaGrange | on Mar 04, 2019

What Union is Qualified to Organize Amazon?

Oh, Amazon, what to do with you. First, you innovated e-commerce to become the world’s largest Internet retailer, and at the same time, you did your best to thwart organized labor at every...

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