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by Brian Young | on Mar 09, 2017

A Workplace Fairness Website

Throughout UCOMM’s research techniques to bring you the latest and greatest news and tools from the union movement, we came across a great site called Workplacefairness.org.  This group is...

by Kris LaGrange | on Mar 08, 2017

Telemundo Actors Vote Union Si!

Today in Miami, Florida there was a historical vote for union representation conducted by the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB). 91 actors voted to be represented by the Screen Actors Guild -...

by Kris LaGrange | on Mar 07, 2017

PBA voted-in at Northwestern University

Out of the 24 full-time and regular part-time police officers employed by Northwestern University; 18 voted for union representation and 6 voted against it - thus ratifying the Northwestern...

by birchy82 | on Mar 06, 2017

Don't ask, Don't tell

A new movement across the country to battle wage inequality is to ban prospective employers from asking job seekers about their salary history.  The thought is that you are judged on how much...

by Guest Post | on Mar 03, 2017

Bill to Save U.S. Call Center Jobs Introduced

Today, the "U.S. Call Center Worker and Consumer Protection Act" was introduced in both the House and Senate, to protect workers and consumers and to curb the off-shoring of American jobs...

by Guest Post | on Feb 27, 2017

AT&T Makes Billions Squeezing Workforce

From an email we received from the Communications Workers of America (CWA) Activist Network: You heard from my coworkers last week about our fight for good jobs at AT&T. I wanted to reach out...

by Kris LaGrange | on Feb 22, 2017

Steps on How to Organize a Union

Although every workplace is different and the needs of different workforces vary, there are some basic steps involved in organizing your union at work.  If you’re ready to begin organizing...

by Brian Young | on Feb 20, 2017

Can the CWA save the AFL-CIO

When news broke that bank tellers at Santander Bank were talking union, I asked our very own Brian Young to get close and personal with this story since before his days at UCOMM, he took on the big...

by birchy82 | on Feb 13, 2017

Made in Mexico

When you buy your next car, you may think that it is made in the USA because it comes from one of the big three automakers.  You may think that since there is nothing more American than a pickup...

Trump's Infrastructure Scam
by Guest Post | on Feb 10, 2017

Don't Trust Trump's Infrastructure Plan

Trump says he has a plan to rebuild America's crumbling infrastructure. There's no question we need a major infrastructure upgrade. Decades of underfunding by elected officials has led to...

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