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by Guest Post | on Sep 27, 2021

Alabama Miner's Enter Sixth Month on Strike

Larry Spencer, UMWA District 20 Vice President, represents the 1,100 coal miners in three UMWA locals which on strike against Warrior Met in Alabama since April 1, 2021. He will give an update on the...

by Brian Young | on Sep 24, 2021

New Law Targets Amazon Quotas

Fresh off of his overwhelming win in the California recall election, Governor Gavin Newsome has signed into law a first-of-its-kind bill to help workers at Amazon. The bill, AB701, gives workers...

by Kris LaGrange | on Sep 24, 2021

A Transatlantic Union Merger

In the United States, many unions are referred to as International, for example, the International Brotherhood of Teamsters or the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW). However,...

by Guest Post | on Sep 22, 2021

Justice Alito's Ties to Union-Busting

This column was written by Jenny Hunter and first appeared in Balls and Strikes. For almost a decade, Justice Samuel Alito has been engaged in a relentless crusade against the labor movement, and...

by Press and Media | on Sep 20, 2021

Biden Pushes for Extreme Heat Safety Rule

This post was written by HufffPost. The White House announced Monday that it plans to develop a federal rule that will require employers to keep workers safe from extreme heat, something...

by Brian Young | on Sep 17, 2021

Biden's NLRB: Tough on Union Busting

When Joe Biden was running for President, he talked about wanting to create real penalties for companies that violate labor law. While he suggested that he might support going as far as putting them...

by Kris LaGrange | on Sep 15, 2021

Teamsters Announce Amazon Union Election

In June, the Teamsters delegates approved an ambitious plan to organize workers at Amazon. As UCOMM previously reported unlike other organizing drives at Amazon, the Teamsters were looking for a full...

by Brian Young | on Sep 15, 2021

Agreement Reached to End Nabisco Strike

After over a month on strike, the Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers International Union (BCTGM) has announced that they have reached a tentative deal with Nabisco/Mondelez....

by Kris LaGrange | on Sep 13, 2021

Teachers Challenge Union Opt Out Laws

While the Supreme Court is still a few weeks from coming back into session, lawyers are hoping that the court will take up an anti-union challenge to membership opt-out periods. The opt-out...

by Brian Young | on Sep 13, 2021

A Tax Credit for Buying a Union Built Car

A bill in the House of Representatives would give a huge boost to American-made, union electric vehicles. Under the proposal, which was unveiled late Friday, union-built EVs will be given an...

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