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by AFL-CIO | on Apr 28, 2017

April 28th: Workers Memorial Day

On April 28, the unions of the AFL-CIO observe Workers Memorial Day to remember those who have suffered and died on the job and to renew the fight for safe jobs. This year we will come together to...

by Press and Media | on Apr 27, 2017

Chickenman to raise wages and reduce injuries

Good news for all you chicken lovers out there. The line worker's wearing adult diapers because of the lack of bathroom breaks is disheartening, let's hope many improvements are made. Winner...

by Kris LaGrange | on Apr 26, 2017

How they prayed for safe jobs

Every year on the anniversary of OSHA, the union movement conducts ceremonies and gatherings to commemorate the Occupational Safety and Health Administration and the creation of an agency charged...

by Gary Bonker | on Apr 10, 2017

Being Prepared isn't Doing the Minimum

While you are planning your job at hand and checking the Accident Prevention Manual (APM) or OSHA regulations, please remember that these guidelines are the minimum you are required to do. You can...

by Kris LaGrange | on Apr 03, 2017

Don't be a Tick Head

With Spring here, the warm weather brings with it the hatching of some very hungry insects. A few of our clients have sent out notices to their members warning them of the dangers of working in...

by Press and Media | on Mar 29, 2017

FOP to Trump: Cut the $hit

 Sanctuary cities got an unlikely ally Wednesday in their fight against Trump’s proposed budget cuts from the largest police union in the country.  The Fraternal Order of Police sat...

by Press and Media | on Mar 23, 2017

The South; the New China?

One of the biggest concerns for workers is the loss of good, well-paying factory jobs.  Autoworkers are some of the hardest working and best paid factory workers in the country, but states like...

by Press and Media | on Mar 20, 2017

Keep the record keeper!

Republicans in Congress are doing everything they can to lessen safety standards and make it more dangerous to go to work.  The most recent attack on workers’ safety is a push to block...

by Kris LaGrange | on Mar 14, 2017

PLA's in Trouble in Texas

Across the country, Project Labor Agreements are under attack.  UCOMM recently covered attempts to repeal Project Labor Agreement (PLA’s) requirements in Kentucky, Wisconsin, and even...

by Press and Media | on Mar 13, 2017

Union Speaks Out on Court Melee

As the story broke that Trump is going to cut the Federal workforce by 10%, except in departments that are politically advantageous to his bigoted obsessions like the Border Patrol, a story broke...

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