by Brian Young | on Jan 13, 2020

CNN Pays Record Union-Busting Fine

In a record settlement, CNN has been ordered to pay $76 million to settle a long-running case of union-busting. The case began way back in 2003 when the cable network fired 300 camera operators. The...

by Kris LaGrange | on Dec 20, 2019

10 Things Trump has Done to Hurt Labor

Since Trump took office in 2017 he has been at war with organized labor. Yet even after all of his attacks on labor, union members still support him. We thought with Trump running for re-election in...

by Press and Media | on Dec 18, 2019

Google Fires 5th Union Organizer

Google has fired another employee in their effort to stop a union. Read more below.

by Brian Young | on Dec 11, 2019

41% of Employers Illegally Bust Unions

We all know that union elections are often strongly contested by employers. They bring in high priced lawyers and union “avoidance” experts to instruct the company on how to bust the...

by Brian Young | on Dec 09, 2019

Biden: "Send the Union-Busters to Prison!"

Employers spend hundreds of millions, if not billions, of dollars a year to stop union organizing campaigns. Readers of UCOMM Blog know that in just the past few weeks employees at Bright Power Solar...

by Guest Post | on Nov 27, 2019

How Google is Union Busting

This post was written by Google Walkout for Real Change Four of our colleagues took a stand and organized for a better workplace. This is explicitly condoned in Google’s Code of Conduct,...

by Press and Media | on Sep 13, 2019

Kickstarter Fires Employees for Talking Union

Back in May, UCOMM reported on an organizing effort at Kickstarter. Now we are sad to report that the company has fired two staff members who were a part of that organizing effort. Read more about it...

by Brian Young | on Aug 14, 2019

Barstool Sports Threatens Employees if they Organize

Following the announcement that the staff of The Ringer had decided to organize, Barstool CEO Dave Portnoy felt it was important to let Barstool’s employees know that they will not be gaining a...

by Dave Weidlich | on Jun 12, 2019

The Trump Administration's War on Labor

President Donald Trump has been dangerous for unions and working people. Since I know some members continue to support Trump, I want to lay out some of the things he and anti-labor politicians have...

by Kris LaGrange | on May 17, 2019

Heartbreak at Kickstarter

The crowdfunding platform Kickstarter has become a staple for startup companies, artists and the creatively independent. Even UCOMM used the platform to raise money for our UCOMM Live recording...