News From: Trump

by Kris LaGrange | on Jan 23, 2018

DeVos touts DC Charter; Closed Due to Failing Test Scores

Just 9 months after Education Secretary Betsy DeVos and Trump’s wife Melania visited a DC Charter School, the D.C. Public Charter School Board has announced that the school will be closing due...

by Brian Young | on Dec 13, 2017

Trump's NLRB Makes it Harder to Join a Union

A new week, a new attack on labor from Trump’s National Labor Relations Board (NLRB). In their continuing fight to make it harder to win a union election, the NLRB has voted to begin the repeal...

by Kris LaGrange | on Dec 01, 2017

When will Trump's Victims Speak Up?

The Electoral College, ignoring the popular vote, put a sexual predator in the White House. An Access Hollywood tape revealed Trump literally saying, "I just grab them by the pussy." That...

by Kris LaGrange | on Nov 28, 2017

Another Union Re-certification Bill

Back in June, UCOMM let our readers know about a plan that House Republicans were hatching called the Employees Right’s Act. This act was a wish list of proposals that would weaken labor unions...

by Michael Gendron | on Nov 27, 2017

Tax Proposals Put a Bull's-eye on NY

Below is a Letter to the Editor that CWA 1108's Executive Vice President Michael Gendron submitted to Newsday. It was published in the November 27th edition.

by Kris LaGrange | on Nov 17, 2017

The Gender-lash of 2017

Let’s be honest with ourselves, it’s got to be a tough time being a self-respecting woman living in today’s ‘Merica. The electoral college ignored the popular vote and...

by Brian Young | on Nov 15, 2017

Trump's Job Killing Tax Plan is Awful

The Trump tax plan has been all over the news recently, as Trump tries to win his first major legislative fight before the 2018 midterm elections. While much has been discussed about important tax...

by Brian Young | on Oct 09, 2017

Trump's Attacks Increase Union Membership

Threats to the federal workforce have been coming since Trump won the presidency. Talk of draining the swamp included cuts to many federal departments budgets. Trump also instituted new censorship...

by Kate Hogan | on Sep 27, 2017

How Job Growth has Nothing to do with Trump

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by Brian Young | on Sep 11, 2017

Trump's Coal Con is Killing Coal Miners

After just eight months in office, workers are already feeling the effects of Trump’s refusal to do his job. Nowhere has it been felt more than in coal country. With important mine safety jobs...