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by Brian Young | on Sep 14, 2021

Boycott Heaven Hill

420 members of the United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW) Local 23D are out on strike in Bardstown, Kentucky after negotiations with Heaven Hill’s distillery broke down. The strike, which...

by Brian Young | on Aug 23, 2021

CVS and AT&T Workers Vote to Join a Union

Across the nation, workers are looking for ways to better protect themselves and to gain a stronger voice within their workplace. During the pandemic, workers found out just how much power they have...

by Brian Young | on Aug 16, 2021

Unions Leave Consumer Groups over Amazon Ties

Three major unions have announced that they will be leaving the National Consumers League (NCL), the nation’s largest consumer advocacy organization. They say that they are resigning...

by Press and Media | on Jun 10, 2021

Smithfield Foods Union Ok's Strike

A Smithfield Foods plant in South Dakota that was the epicenter of an outbreak last year has voted to go on strike. Read more below from the AP.

by Kris LaGrange | on Jun 09, 2021

Stores Ask Customers to Pledge to Be Nice to Workers

A dozen retailers, including big names like GAP and H&M, are collaborating on a campaign to enlist customers to combat the growing epidemic of bad behavior towards retail workers. The effort,...

by Brian Young | on Jun 02, 2021

UFCW Inks National Cannabis Deal

With CBD legal for purchase nationwide and cannabis becoming legal in more and more states, these industries are becoming a new industry to organize. This organizing is being led by the United Food...

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...