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Teamsters Respond: Amazon Pulling out of NYC?

6 days 23 hours - UCOMM Blog - The following is a statement from Teamsters Joint Council 16 President George Miranda on reports that Amazon is reevaluating its decision to locate its HQ2 in...

Denver Teachers Go on Strike

6 days 23 hours - UCOMM Blog - Teachers in the Mile High City have walked off the job Monday after failing to reach a contract agreement. Teachers have been fighting for a raise in base pay...

TAKE ACTION: Demand full funding for SUNY and CUNY!

6 days 17 hours - NYSUT - The executive budget holds SUNY's and CUNY's instructional core budgets flat from last year's funding level, which actually represents a decrease in full-time...

No More Shutdowns: In the States Roundup

6 days 7 hours - AFL-CIO - No More Shutdowns: In the States Roundup AFL-CIO It's time once again to...

Educators rally at the Capitol to demand funding increases for higher education and special needs schools

6 days 4 hours - NYSUT - ALBANY, N.Y. Feb. 12, 2019 — Educators from around the state descended on the state Capitol Tuesday to urge legislators to address critical education needs in...

Pallotta: On Property Taxes, We Need Cuts Not Caps (via WAMC)

6 days 3 hours - NYSUT - When I listen to politicians in Albany debate property taxes, I am reminded of a famous quote from T.S. Eliot, who said, “Most of the evil in this world is done...

Educators and allies seek funding parity for New York's Special Act Schools

6 days 1 hour - NYSUT - A few steps outside the State Assembly chamber, NYSUT activists huddled around Assemblyman Steven Stern, urging that he and his fellow lawmakers do all they can in...

Beto O'Rourke stumps and out mobilizes Trump

5 days 23 hours - UCOMM Blog - On Monday, Trump brought his divisive theatrics to build a wall of hate to the border city of Texas, El Paso.  With just a few days before another potential...

Painters Lend Helping Hand in the Construction Trades

5 days 7 hours - AFL-CIO - Painters Lend Helping Hand in the Construction Trades...