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by Brian Young | on Aug 23, 2021

CVS and AT&T Workers Vote to Join a Union

Across the nation, workers are looking for ways to better protect themselves and to gain a stronger voice within their workplace. During the pandemic, workers found out just how much power they have...

by Press and Media | on Aug 19, 2021

13 Year Old Dies from COVID

    A 13-year-old from Raleigh, Miss., died only one day after she tested positive for COVID-19, CNN reported, amid a state...

by Kris LaGrange | on Aug 18, 2021

NLRB Accuses Home Depot of Racism

Home Depot is coming under fire after the NLRB filed a complaint against the company for banning employees from taking part in protected speech on the job. The case came after an employee at a...

by Brian Young | on Aug 18, 2021

NLRB Could Restore Card Check Standard

For the last four years the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has been on a warpath against unions. Trump’s appointees, including General Counsel Peter Robb, used the board to weaken labor...

by Guest Post | on Aug 17, 2021

Energy Sec Visits IBEW, Promises EV Jobs will be Union

This article was written by the IBEW Media Department. Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm left no doubt how impressed she was as she wrapped up a visit to Richmond, Va., Local 666’s training...

by Brian Young | on Aug 13, 2021

Four Florida Teachers Die from COVID

With schools in Florida set to welcome back students next week, one of the largest school districts in the state is warning that a recent COVID-19 spike could put students and anyone who is...

by Press and Media | on Aug 12, 2021

California Requires Teacher Vaccine, Testing

This story was written by the Associated Press. California will become the first state in the nation to require all teachers and school staff to get vaccinated or undergo weekly COVID-19 testing,...

by Press and Media | on Aug 10, 2021

$15 is Becoming the New Average

This story was originally written by Truthout. New data show that, as wages have risen across much of the economy, the average pay for restaurant and supermarket workers has risen above $15 an...

by Kris LaGrange | on Aug 05, 2021

Honoring Richard Trumka

UCOMM Blog is sad to report the passing of  AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka. A longtime activist for working people, Trumka has served as the President of the largest labor federation in the...

by Brian Young | on Aug 04, 2021

Unions to Cuomo: Resign Now

On Tuesday, August 4th, New York Attorney General Letitia James released the findings of her office’s investigation into sexual assault and harassment allegations against New York Governor...

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