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by Guest Post | on Aug 04, 2017

New Plan for Call Center Jobs

Democrats' plan for a better deal on trade and jobs outlines real policies to help working families fight back against corporations that want to shift more jobs overseas and cut wages and...

by Workers Indepen... | on Aug 03, 2017

We Have the Votes to Win

Nissan worker Christopher Milton says Nissan’s anti-union fear campaign is backfiring on them. Nissan workers in Canton Mississippi are voting Thursday and Friday on whether to join the United...

by Kris LaGrange | on Aug 02, 2017

Frank Myers v. NLRB

In a union workplace, most disagreements are usually settled when union representatives and management sit down and talk about the issue.  If talking the issue out doesn’t work, the union...

by AFL-CIO | on Aug 02, 2017

Organizing Across the Nation

Our latest roundup of worker wins begins with a hard-fought victory at The New School. Other successes include the growing trends of digital media newsrooms organizing and progressive...

by Press and Media | on Jul 31, 2017

Atrike Sverted at Goodyear

A deal has been reached between the United Steelworkers and Goodyear to avoid a 7,000 person strike.

by Kris LaGrange | on Jul 27, 2017

Pay ‘em $15 Mickey!

The happiest place on Earth is not Disney World for the 36,000 union members who work at the Florida resort and Amusement Park, living pay check to pay check struggling to survive on poverty wages....

by Michael Gendron | on Jul 25, 2017

Bringing the Strike to the Community

During the Verizon Strike of 2016, you may have seen striking workers following Verizon trucks around and bring the picket line to worksites that were in your neighborhood or in front of a local...

by Workers Indepen... | on Jul 24, 2017

Union Busting at Nissan

On August 3rd and 4th Nissan workers in Canton Mississippi will vote on whether or not to join the United Auto Workers. This NLRB vote has been years in the making and the Nissan workers are being...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jul 21, 2017

The Three Types of Members

Every now and then I am asked to speak to a group of union leaders or members about the type of communications we do at UCOMM. Some of you reading this may have experienced that and I hope it was a...

by Guest Post | on Jul 14, 2017

Strike is Over

Teamsters Local 812 and Clare Rose, the Anheuser-Busch distributor for Long Island, announced a tentative contract agreement today, covering drivers and warehouse workers who have been on strike...