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NYSUT applauds Regents education aid proposal

6 days 5 hours - NYSUT - ALBANY, N.Y. Dec. 9, 2019 — New York State United Teachers today praised the state Board of Regents 2020 – 21 state education aid proposal, which echoes...

Biden: "Send the Union-Busters to Prison!"

6 days 2 hours - UCOMM Blog - Employers spend hundreds of millions, if not billions, of dollars a year to stop union organizing campaigns. Readers of UCOMM Blog know that in just the past few...

Their Plan to Destroy the Union Pension

6 days 2 hours - UCOMM Blog - This post was written by the IBEW Media Center. Senate Republicans are readying a radical plan to raise taxes on retiree pension benefits and put catastrophic...

ROCHESTER ACTION: Spare Our Students

6 days 41 min - NYSUT - Don't let the Rochester Board of Education rush mid-year cuts that would devastate our schools. Here are 4 ways you can take action to support Rochester students. 1...

AFL-CIO Announces Support for USMCA Trade Deal

5 days 2 hours - UCOMM Blog - For three years Trump has been attempting to negotiate the USMCA, a trade deal to replace the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). It now appears that a...

NYSUT statement on Regents letter to RCSD board

5 days 1 hour - NYSUT - ALBANY, N.Y. Dec. 10, 2019 — New York State United Teachers President Andy Pallotta released the following statement today regarding the letter sent by the state...

41% of Employers Illegally Bust Unions

4 days 2 hours - UCOMM Blog - We all know that union elections are often strongly contested by employers. They bring in high priced lawyers and union “avoidance” experts to instruct the...

Trump Contradicts Executive Order in Deal with Border Patrol Union

3 days 2 hours - UCOMM Blog - For three years Trump has been in a war with labor. He has issued Executive Orders limiting federal unions' ability to represent their members, kicked them out...

Teamsters Organize First E-Scooter Company

2 days 5 hours - UCOMM Blog - Workers for e-scooter company Spin joined Teamsters Local 665 today via card check agreement, becoming the first e-scooter workers to organize in San Francisco.