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Bloomberg's Plan to Strengthen Labor

6 days 21 hours - UCOMM Blog - With former New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg spending hundreds of millions of dollars to win the  Democratic nomination, voters across the country are...

Trump Proposes Cuts to Federal Pensions

6 days 21 hours - UCOMM Blog - Trump has unveiled his proposed 2021 budget and just like his past three budgets, he is proposing huge cuts for federal workers.

NLRB Challenges Ban on Captive Audience Meetings

5 days 20 hours - UCOMM Blog - This article was written by the IBEW Media Center. The National Labor Relations Board is trying to kill a law unique to Oregon that prohibits employers from...

Kickstarter Employees Vote to Join Union

4 days 21 hours - UCOMM Blog - A major victory has been won for unions in the tech world as they are celebrating their first victory at a major tech firm. Employees at Kickstarter announced...

Trump Makes it Easier for Federal Workers to Opt Out of Union

4 days 21 hours - UCOMM Blog - In a controversial move by the Federal Labor Relations Authority (FLRA) federal employees will now be allowed to opt-out of their union whenever they want...

CWA: Cut off Democrats Who Voted Against PRO Act

3 days 19 hours - UCOMM Blog - Recently the PRO Act passed in the House of Representatives. The legislation is being called the most significant piece of labor legislation in decades. While...

Wages Stagnate for Workers

2 days 20 hours - UCOMM Blog - While Trump is on the campaign trail talking about how strong the economy is and the new record that the Dow hit, average Americans are still struggling to get...

AFT Announces Presidential Endorsement

2 days 20 hours - UCOMM Blog - The third-largest union in the country, the American Federation of Teachers (AFT) has made an endorsement in the Democratic primary. However, their unique...