by Guest Post | on Jan 10, 2018

USW Condemns S. Korean Government's Union Busting

The United Steelworkers released the following statement today as the United States and South Korea prepare to meet to discuss the renegotiation of the U.S.-Korea Free Trade Agreement (KORUS...

by Kris LaGrange | on Dec 09, 2016

Chuck trumps President Chump

Fake News. We love it, we fall victim to it and we hate it. It's an issue that we must come to grips with before we end up like Germany 1933. Fake News exists and we must be mindful of it. The...

by Guest Post | on Dec 08, 2016

Trump swore he'd save our jobs, he didn't

This article orginally appeared in the Washington Post.I’m a union leader in Indianapolis. I represent the Carrier workers whose jobs Donald Trump has pledged to save. And I’m tired...

by Brian Young | on Oct 04, 2016

Chinese steel and childish behavior

During this election, Donald Trump has pushed a narrative that he is only person who can make America great again.  He talks about how he will take on China and he and his campaign staff have...

by Brian Young | on Feb 26, 2016

B&H pays white workers more

The drama at B&H never seems to stop.  UCOMM Blog brought you the harrowing story about how Hispanic workers were being discriminated against at the New York camera institution and how the...

by Brian Young | on Feb 23, 2016

Lockout at ATI is over

After a 6-month illegal lockout by specialty steelmaker Allegheny Technologies Inc. (ATI), a 4-year tentative agreement has been reached.  The deal, between ATI and the United Steelworkers (USW...

Carrier Air Conditioner (part of United Technologies) Moving 1,400 Jobs to Mexico
by Kris LaGrange | on Feb 13, 2016

Carrier breaks hearts again

The only thing the UCOMM nation really needs to concentrate on with this story is this statement from the elected union leader of this hardworking workforce;"This was not expected at all,"...

by Workers Indepen... | on Feb 08, 2016

$8M paid to striking Oil Workers

The National Labor Relations Board says 769 workers at Tesoro Refining and Marketing will get an $8.08 million settlement from the company. Tesoro will pay those millions to workers in California and...

by Brian Young | on Dec 18, 2015

Illegal Lockout

After Alleghany Technologies (ATI) locked out members of the United Steelworkers four months ago, the 2,200 employees have been out of work.  Now, the National Labor Relations Board has ruled...

by Brian Young | on Oct 19, 2015

Not a Mitzvah at B&H

200 workers are fighting back against the largest non-chain photo store in the US. Last week, the employees held a rally to publicly denounce B&H over their history of safety complaints and...

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