News From: Union busting

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...

by Guest Post | on May 15, 2019

IAM Files Charges Against Delta for Union Busting

The International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM) today filed election interference charges with the National Mediation Board (NMB) against Delta Air Lines.

by Brian Young | on May 07, 2019

Trump's Workforce Turmoil at Social Security Administration

In May of 2018 Trump signed an Executive Order (EO) severely limiting federal unions ability to represent their members. In August, an appeals court struck down most of the provisions within the...

by Kris LaGrange | on Feb 04, 2019

Schultz: "Unions are Not the Answer"

On last week’s 60 Minutes, former Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz said that he was considering running for President as an independent. In the immediate aftermath of his announcement, many...

by Kris LaGrange | on Feb 01, 2019

UCOMM Live: Superbowl and 2020 Predictions

Denver is high on drugs-deporting striking teachers and Understanding New York's red flag bill.  We get audience interaction on both. Plus Trump busts another federal union, remember you...

by Guest Post | on Jan 29, 2019

Trump Busts Another Federal Union

The following post was written by the IBEW Media Center. A little-known federal agency charged with protecting the right of government workers to organize is refusing to recognize its own union.