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by Kris LaGrange | on Jan 17, 2020

Podcast: Scandals at MLB & UAW, change in Colorado, West VA.

MLB is coming down hard on managers involved in a sign-stealing scheme. LaGrange argues with Will C about whether this is the progression of the game or just a repeat of the Black Sox scandal. West...

by Brian Young | on Jan 06, 2020

Columbia CEO to Starving Workers: Invest in Your 401(K)

Columbia Sportswear employees are fed up. The clothing giant is facing a union drive from their warehouse workers in North Portland and it’s all thanks to a splinter that a worker received on...

by Guest Post | on Dec 13, 2019

Teamsters Organize First E-Scooter Company

Workers for e-scooter company Spin joined Teamsters Local 665 today via card check agreement, becoming the first e-scooter workers to organize in San Francisco.

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...

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