News From: Good Jobs Now

by Brian Young | on Sep 19, 2017

A Tale of 3 Strikes

Workers around the world are being taken advantage of by companies that will stop at nothing to make a quick buck for their executives and shareholders. While employers are looking to cut corners and...

by Brian Young | on Sep 13, 2017

$500 Million AFL-CIO Trust in Houston

With many areas of Houston facing years of rebuilding, the AFL-CIO has announced that they are interested in stepping in and investing $500 Million in long term investments to rebuild affordable...

by Kris LaGrange | on Sep 06, 2017

No Davis-Bacon for Harvey Rebuild

The rain has finally stopped falling on Texas and the rebuilding from Hurricane Harvey can begin. Congress is expected to vote this week on billions of dollars in aid to the ravaged region. ...

by Guest Post | on Aug 31, 2017

Fighting a Rigged System

As New Yorkers prepare to celebrate Labor Day with barbecues and family outings, New York State United Teachers President Andy Pallotta said that, while organized labor is strong in New York,...

by Kris LaGrange | on Aug 25, 2017

Organizing Victories in NY, PA and Nevada

With all of the negative national news that has been coming out this week, UCOMM decided to give you some good news for a change and welcome some new members into the union movement. The following...

by Labor 411 | on Aug 08, 2017

Labor 411 Comes to the Big Apple

Labor 411, the nation’s No. 1 guide to union-made products and services, is pleased to announce the addition of New York as the fifth city in its Ethical Consumer Movement to support good jobs...

by Guest Post | on Aug 04, 2017

New Plan for Call Center Jobs

Democrats' plan for a better deal on trade and jobs outlines real policies to help working families fight back against corporations that want to shift more jobs overseas and cut wages and...

by Press and Media | on Jun 07, 2017

Privatization is Destroying America

Wages are stagnant and the Middle Class is shrinking, maybe we are finally realizing that privatization was a bad idea.  Read more from MSNBC below.

by Guest Post | on Jun 06, 2017

7.5 Million Retail Jobs Gone!

Walmart CEO Doug McMillon touted the company's investments in people and technology, but also said the company may have reached an employment peak and urged employees not to be afraid of...

by Press and Media | on May 31, 2017

Don't Ask What She Made

New York is leading the way in helping to bridge the gender pay gap.  What does this mean for employers? Find out in this article from the Long Island Business News.

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