by Brian Young | on Nov 12, 2018

Firefighters' Union Hose Trump

Over the last week, wildfires have raged out of control in California. One fire has threatened the celebrity-filled suburbs north of Los Angeles like Malibu, while another fire in Northern California...

by Brian Young | on Nov 09, 2018

House Democrats Must Vote to Repeal Right to Work

After Tuesday’s Midterm election, Democrats have taken over Congress. With a majority in one House, they have the ability to lay out a vision for what life could be like under a united,...

by Press and Media | on Nov 02, 2018

Google Employees Hold a Walkout

Politico's Morning Shift reports on the worldwide walkout yesterday at Google over sexual harassment discrimination and persistent racism.

by Kris LaGrange | on Oct 31, 2018

Trump Makes it Easier to Sue Your Union

Since Trump has changed the National Labor Relations Board, the NLRB has become decidedly more anti-union. We previously told you about how the board is trying to make secondary picketing illegal....

by AFL-CIO | on Oct 29, 2018

A Landmark Organizing Win at United

After a five-week organizing election, catering workers at United Airlines have overwhelmingly voted to join UNITE HERE. After celebrating late last night, 2,700 United...

by Guest Post | on Oct 24, 2018

Congressman from IBEW: More Pre-Apprenticeships!

Reps. Donald Norcross of New Jersey and David McKinley of West Virginia have introduced a bill to expand pre-apprenticeship training to help underrepresented individuals get into the building trades...

by Guest Post | on Oct 24, 2018

APWU Condemns MAGA Bomber

Below is an important statement from the American Postal Workers Union (APWU) following a number of bombs being found in the US Mail. 

by Guest Post | on Oct 23, 2018

NY City Council Says Count Me In

Hundreds of union members flooded the plaza and steps of City Hall chanting, "Count Me In" as the New York City Council introduced a resolution in support of the Count Me In campaign and...

by Guest Post | on Oct 23, 2018

Equal Pay for Equal Work at the VA

For the last four years, the union representing workers at the Department of Veterans Affairs at the Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System has been fighting for their female physicians to...

by Kris LaGrange | on Oct 15, 2018

NYC Mayor Cancels NY1 Segment over Spectrum Strike

For the last 19 months, Local 3 IBEW members at Spectrum have been on strike. As readers of UCOMM Blog know, in that time Local 3 has held rallies, elected officials have pressured the company, and...