by Kris LaGrange | on Jan 17, 2018

The NLRB Is Going to Suck Until 2020

After eight years of a labor-friendly National Labor Relations Board, the balance of power on the board is set to change with the appointment of business lawyer John Ring.

by Kate Hogan | on Jan 16, 2018

UCOMM Ed: Beck Notices

Many unions spend the vast majority of their funds on collective-bargaining related activities, as well as some amounts for community services, charitable donations, publications, and other matters....

by Brian Young | on Jan 15, 2018

Murdered for Supporting a Strike

Today we celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day. While King is largely remembered for his work in the civil rights movement, he was also a dedicated fighter for unions and workers rights. When he was...

by Press and Media | on Jan 11, 2018

NYC PBA: Premature Release of Body Cams Violates Due Process

The NYPD has filed a lawsuit to stop the release of body cam video.

by Brian Young | on Jan 10, 2018

New Pseudo Union has no Bargaining Rights

For the last 6 years, the Fight for $15 movement has been leading the fight to raise the minimum wage and organize low wage workers. While the movement has gotten minimum wage increases in a number...

by Press and Media | on Jan 09, 2018

From Ironwork to Leading the Trades

Long Island union leader Dick O'Kane has announced that he will be retiring. Below is an interview with O'Kane on his retirement.

by Kris LaGrange | on Jan 05, 2018

3 Ways to Bring UCOMM Radio Back!

Over the last few weeks, we have been working hard to bring UCOMM Radio back as a podcast. Thanks to the generosity of our listeners and some local unions we are well on our way to getting our studio...

by Brian Young | on Jan 05, 2018

Coal Mine Deaths Skyrocket Under Trump

Not only is Coal Country facing the reality that their industry is slowly dying, they are now facing an uptick in miner deaths.

by Kris LaGrange | on Jan 04, 2018

UCOMM 2017 YEYB in Photos

2017 was a busy year for UCOMM and our clients. From winning organizing elections, defeating Con-Con and welcoming new leaders, the year was full of victories. Since there were so many great stories...

by Guest Post | on Jan 04, 2018

Civil Rights Union Leader CWA's Cheliotes Retires

The longtime president of CWA 1180 has announced his retirement at the end of 2017. Arthur Cheliotes has served as the elected President since 1979 and has been a staple of the New York union...