News From: Union

by Kate Hogan | on Oct 16, 2017

Stopping Sexual Harassment

Over the last few weeks, a spotlight has been shown on one of the worst and most underreported workplace violations, sexual harassment. While UCOMM covered the fallout from Fox’s Roger Ailes...

by Guest Post | on Oct 16, 2017

Saving Your Union

Over the last few months, UCOMM has been reporting about the dangers of a court case named Janus v. AFSCME. This case would bring Right-to-Work for public employees to every state. With that prospect...

by Kris LaGrange | on Oct 13, 2017

Embrace the Passion, Don't Silence it

Check out our UCOMM Live that aired today  at 2 pm on Facebook, Twitter and on YouTube. We have a big announcement that has been a long-time coming and we would like to share the...

by Kate Hogan | on Oct 12, 2017

Successful Organizing Victories

Membership in federal unions is up, the non-union are organizing and union members are putting their bodies on the line to help their fellow man. With this great news, we here at UCOMM wanted to...

by Richard J. Bran... | on Oct 12, 2017

Explaining Workers Comp

In New York State, employers are required to have Workers Compensation insurance coverage to protect an employee injured on the job. Workers Compensation benefits include medical care, prescription...

by Gary Bonker | on Oct 11, 2017

IBEW 10 Member Saves a Life

While on his way to a route on the morning of September 12, 2017, Matt came upon a truck turned over on its top. It was a tractor-trailer carrying compress natural gas. Without regard for his own...

by Guest Post | on Oct 10, 2017

Encouraging Women to Enter the Trades

The gender pay gap is shrinking, but it’s happening at a glacially slow pace. One place where it’s smaller than average though, is the unionized trades. And collaborations like that...

by Kris LaGrange | on Oct 10, 2017

Organizing the Non-Union

Attacks on unions are coming from both state houses and the courts. UCOMM has previously reported about how the Supreme Court will hear the Janus case in the coming months, most likely ruling that...

by Brian Young | on Oct 09, 2017

Trump's Attacks Increase Union Membership

Threats to the federal workforce have been coming since Trump won the presidency. Talk of draining the swamp included cuts to many federal departments budgets. Trump also instituted new censorship...

by Kris LaGrange | on Oct 06, 2017

Union Security Guard Called Hero of Las Vegas Shooting

Las Vegas was rocked on Sunday by the deadliest mass shooting in United States history. Over the last few days, we have heard stories of heroic police, fire and EMT’s rushing into the hail of...

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