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by Brian Young | on Aug 03, 2021

DNC Voluntarily Recognizes Staff Union

Staff members at the Democratic National Committee (DNC) are the latest workers to organize after committee officials agreed to voluntarily recognize their union. The employees will be represented by...

by Brian Young | on Aug 02, 2021

Unions: Vaccine Mandates Must be Bargained

As COVID cases are once again spiking across the nation and vaccine rates plateau, the effort to get people vaccinated has moved from the reward phase to the penalty phase. Just in the last week,...

by Brian Young | on Jul 29, 2021

Steamfitter Arrested for January 6th

Almost seven months after the attack on the United States Capitol, some of the insurgents are still being arrested. The latest one is a union member from New York City. According to Newsday,...

by Brian Young | on Jul 27, 2021

OSHA Issues $1M in Fines at Georgia Poultry Plant

In January of 2021, UCOMM Blog reported on a liquid nitrogen gas leak at a poultry plant in Gainesville Georgia. The leak killed six people and injured at least a dozen more. OSHA immediately began...

by Brian Young | on Jul 26, 2021

NYC Mandates Vaccine for City Workers

With rising cases of the COVID-19 Delta Variant, New York City Mayor Bill DeBlasio announced on Monday that all city workers and some city contractors will be required to be vaccinated or submit to...

by Brian Young | on Jul 23, 2021

Scabby the Rat Lives!

The National Labor Relations Board has ruled in favor of inflating Scabby. In a reversal from the Trump board which seemed dead set on defeating the staple of union protests and strikes, the board...

by Guest Post | on Jul 21, 2021

Jury Awards $125 M to Worker Illegally Fired by Walmart

An eight-member jury in Green Bay, Wisconsin returned a verdict of $125,150,000 in favor of the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) on three claims of disability discrimination...

by Guest Post | on Jul 14, 2021

Burger King Employees Take Action

A Burger King sign has gone viral after employees of one of the chain's restaurants left a notice to management that they were "all quitting," according to "TODAY" Digital...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jul 13, 2021

Union Organizing Wins in Insurance and Air Traffic Control

Workers across the country are fighting for better wages, better benefits, and an effective voice at work. To get this they are organizing and joining unions. Below are some of the newest victories...

by Press and Media | on Jul 07, 2021

Missouri Woman Refuses Vaccine, Is Now Dead

A woman in Missouri is dead after refusing to get the COVID-19 vaccine and then contracting the Delta variant.