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by Kris LaGrange | on Nov 25, 2020

3 Major Unions Back Marcia Fudge to Lead USDA

Over the past few weeks, unions have been lobbying President-elect Joe Biden on a number of worker-friendly picks for his Cabinet. UCOMM has previously covered their efforts to get a friendly person...

by Brian Young | on Nov 17, 2020

Biden to CEO's: I'm a Union Guy

Ushering in a new climate in the White House, President-elect Joe Biden met with union officials and CEO’s on Monday to discuss plans for the economy and what steps need to be taken to help...

by Brian Young | on Oct 19, 2020

Unions Want Disneyland Reopened

All summer Disneyland in Anaheim California has been closed due to COVID-19. Although Disneyworld in Orlando Florida was allowed to reopen, California has refused to let theme parks begin operations...

by Kris LaGrange | on Oct 02, 2020

Podcast: Should Freeloaders Get Help from the Union?

IUOE Local 150 is suing for the right to not represent freeloaders in the union, but some big national unions are opposed to the move. NYC principals are asking the state to take over the city school...

by Kris LaGrange | on Sep 28, 2020

Hazard Pay Reached at Union Grocer

At the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, grocery store workers were hailed as the unsung heroes. As other jobs went remote, these workers continued to keep the shelves of the store stocked and the...

by Kris LaGrange | on Aug 10, 2020

Major Organizing Wins in the Midst of a Pandemic

Even in the middle of a pandemic, workers are organizing. Elections were delayed for a few months while the NLRB figured out how to work from home, but they have now restarted and many employees are...

by Brian Young | on May 14, 2020

Kroger's to Eliminate Hero Pay

While the COVID-19 crisis continues to wreak havoc on states across the country, one of the nation’s largest supermarkets has decided that the crisis is over and has begun cutting pay for their...

by Kris LaGrange | on Apr 27, 2020

2-Minute Tribute to Grocery Store Workers

Tuesday, April 28th is Workers Memorial Day, a day to mourn the workers who died on the job over the past year. This year’s remembrance takes on a new meaning as our essential workers go to...

by Brian Young | on Apr 27, 2020

25% of Pork Producers Close after Outbreak

As COVID-19 continues to spread, meatpacking plants have been hit especially hard. 25% of the pork industry has been shut down and 10% of the beef industry has closed. This is causing some to be...

by Kris LaGrange | on Apr 17, 2020

Podcast: A Union Boom after COVID-19

Glen Casey calls in to talk about NY Governor Andrew Cuomo's handling of the COVID-19 Pandemic, Steve LeVine of Medium calls in to talk about how America is about to witness a huge growth of...

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