News From: Good Jobs Now

by Brian Young | on Apr 03, 2018

Teachers Strike in Oklahoma and Kentucky, Is Arizona Next?

Thousands of teachers continued their strike on Tuesday, marking the second day that many schools were closed across the state. Instead, teachers flooded to Oklahoma City to demand high wages and...

by Brian Young | on Mar 29, 2018

Oklahoma Teachers to Walkout on Monday

Following the recent teachers strike in West Virginia, educators in other states have begun discussing the possibility of taking a job action to get better wages. UCOMM recently reported about strike...

by Kris LaGrange | on Mar 27, 2018

NYC Wants to Ban After Hours Work

As technology has become a larger and larger part of our everyday life, a new trend has emerged for many workers, the never-ending work day. Many employees, fearful of reprisal from their bosses, are...

by Kris LaGrange | on Mar 09, 2018

Enjoy A Union Made St. Patrick's Day

Over the next week, many villages, towns, and cities will be hosting St. Patrick’s Day parades and celebrations. During this time, millions of dollars will be spent on beer, potatoes, and...

by Guest Post | on Mar 01, 2018

Frontier Communications Workers Prepared to Strike if Necessary

Citing concerns about layoffs and the use of contractors that has resulted in job loss and reduced service quality, representatives of Frontier Communications workers throughout West Virginia and in...

by Guest Post | on Feb 26, 2018

Booker: Honor Dr. King By Preserving Union Rights

In the early days of April 1968, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. traveled to Memphis, Tennessee, to join in a protest with 1,300 city sanitation workers who had gone on strike after two of their...

by Press and Media | on Feb 21, 2018

Amy Poehler Calls for an Increase to the Tipped Wage

Actress Amy Poehler has joined the fight to raise servers wages.

by Brian Young | on Jan 30, 2018

Stopping Forced Arbitration

Over the last few years, arbitration clauses have become prevalent in many jobs. These clauses force employees to go to arbitration instead of suing the company. While they reduce costs for the...

by Guest Post | on Jan 29, 2018

The Importance of New Member Orientations

There’s an old adage that you only have one chance to make a good first impression. It’s also critical to orienting – and organizing – new members into the union. “...

by Brian Young | on Jan 10, 2018

New Pseudo Union has no Bargaining Rights

For the last 6 years, the Fight for $15 movement has been leading the fight to raise the minimum wage and organize low wage workers. While the movement has gotten minimum wage increases in a number...