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by Press and Media | on Sep 20, 2021

Biden Pushes for Extreme Heat Safety Rule

This post was written by HufffPost. The White House announced Monday that it plans to develop a federal rule that will require employers to keep workers safe from extreme heat, something...

by Brian Young | on Sep 17, 2021

Biden's NLRB: Tough on Union Busting

When Joe Biden was running for President, he talked about wanting to create real penalties for companies that violate labor law. While he suggested that he might support going as far as putting them...

by Brian Young | on Sep 15, 2021

Agreement Reached to End Nabisco Strike

After over a month on strike, the Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers International Union (BCTGM) has announced that they have reached a tentative deal with Nabisco/Mondelez....

by Kris LaGrange | on Sep 15, 2021

Teamsters Announce Amazon Union Election

In June, the Teamsters delegates approved an ambitious plan to organize workers at Amazon. As UCOMM previously reported unlike other organizing drives at Amazon, the Teamsters were looking for a full...

by Kris LaGrange | on Sep 13, 2021

Teachers Challenge Union Opt Out Laws

While the Supreme Court is still a few weeks from coming back into session, lawyers are hoping that the court will take up an anti-union challenge to membership opt-out periods. The opt-out...

by Brian Young | on Sep 13, 2021

A Tax Credit for Buying a Union Built Car

A bill in the House of Representatives would give a huge boost to American-made, union electric vehicles. Under the proposal, which was unveiled late Friday, union-built EVs will be given an...

by Brian Young | on Sep 08, 2021

Cops Warns of Violence at Sept 18 Rally

Law enforcement officials are warning of violence at the upcoming rally in support of the insurrectionists that stormed the United States Capitol on January 6th. The rally, being dubbed “...

by Kris LaGrange | on Sep 07, 2021

15 Dead at Miami Dade Schools

Two weeks ago, teachers in Miami-Dade County returned to school. At the time, cases were surging in the state and the district was fighting with the Governor over mandating masks in the school. Since...

by Guest Post | on Sep 07, 2021

Nuclear Energy Ensures Union Clean Energy Jobs

America’s IBEW electric utility workers and nuclear engineers are ready to work together to help rapidly decarbonize and electrify the economy. We welcome provisions in the bipartisan...

by Guest Post | on Sep 03, 2021

Order Your Coffee IBEW Strong

Colectivo employees recently voted to unionize, giving them a powerful voice in their workplace.    IBEW Local 494 planned a weekend of action to support the workers of Colectivo with a...