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by Guest Post | on Jun 09, 2017

Trump Bans Union Inspections

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has rescinded an Obama-era rule that allowed union safety experts to serve as employee representatives during OSHA inspections even if the...

by Kate Hogan | on Jun 08, 2017

UCOMM Ed: Agency Fees

When you take a job that is covered by a contract between the employer and a union, aka a Collective Bargaining Agreeent; a representative of the union will ask you a question: Would you like to join...

by Press and Media | on Jun 07, 2017

Privatization is Destroying America

Wages are stagnant and the Middle Class is shrinking, maybe we are finally realizing that privatization was a bad idea.  Read more from MSNBC below.

by Guest Post | on Jun 06, 2017

7.5 Million Retail Jobs Gone!

Walmart CEO Doug McMillon touted the company's investments in people and technology, but also said the company may have reached an employment peak and urged employees not to be afraid of...

by Press and Media | on Jun 05, 2017

Smart to Privitize Air Traffic Controllers?

This week, Trump is proposing a new plan to privatize air traffic controllers and he has the support of the airlines and the unions representing air traffic controllers.  Read more below from...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jun 02, 2017

Understanding the Employee Rights Act

Trump and his Republican cronies are once again going after labor unions.  While union members were warned about the immediate and long-term dangers of voting for Trump, they didn’t listen...

by Rachel Cossio | on May 31, 2017

UCOMM Ed: Franchise Agreements

The definition of a franchise differs from state to state, but as outlined by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), a franchise is a method for expanding a business and distributing goods and services...

by Press and Media | on May 31, 2017

Don't Ask What She Made

New York is leading the way in helping to bridge the gender pay gap.  What does this mean for employers? Find out in this article from the Long Island Business News.

by Kris LaGrange | on May 23, 2017

Prudential Center Broadcasters Join the IBEW

For the last ten years, the Prudential Center has hosted some of the biggest events in New Jersey, including New Jersey Devils, Seton Hall Basketball, Disney on Ice and even Monster Jam. Now the...

by Rachel Cossio | on May 19, 2017

UCOMM Ed: Concerted Activity

“Concerted activity” is the ability for employees to discuss work-related issues among co-workers and act upon those issues without the fear of being penalized by an employer. Under...