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IBEW Launches Grassroots Campaign to Elect Biden

6 days 12 hours - UCOMM Blog - This article was written by the IBEW Media Department. The IBEW officially launched its grass roots campaign with International President Lonnie Stephenson...

McConnell Takes $600 a Week from Unemployed Americans

6 days 11 hours - UCOMM Blog - On July 31st, federal unemployment benefits ran out. For unemployed Americans, this means that they will receive $600 a week less in benefits as they continue...

Voting rights challenged as U.S. marks anniversaries of 19th Amendment, Voting Rights Act

5 days 12 hours - NYSUT - An illustrated postcard, magazine and billboard campaign that ran in the U.S. and England between the 1890’s and early 1900’s announced that women’...

Worker Centers Under Attack

5 days 11 hours - UCOMM Blog - Worker centers play an important role in helping organize workers who aren’t traditional union members. These centers usually focus on helping immigrant workers...

Not the first unfit President

5 days 11 hours - UCOMM Blog - The story was originally written by Katie Hogan back in December of 2016. With Trump's first term coming to an end, we wanted to look back and see where Trump...

NYSUT and UFT demand clear statewide policy for building shutdown, tracing, quarantine protocols in the event of positive COVID-19 cases in schools

4 days 18 hours - NYSUT - ALBANY, N.Y. Aug. 5, 2020 — As the state prepares to make decisions regarding reopening school buildings this week, New York State United Teachers and the...

Immigration Judges have Right to Bargain

4 days 13 hours - UCOMM Blog - Over the last four years, federal unions have taken many hits. Trump has declared war on them and has used his executive power to institute numerous new...

A Look at the Ramifications of Part 154 Changes to ELL Education

3 days 16 hours - NYSUT - The ELL Subject Area Committee recommended development of this report to raise awareness of the unintended consequences resulting from the CR Part 154 changes to...

WEBINAR: How to Use Ventilation to Protect the School Community

3 days 14 hours - NYSUT - NYSUT and CSEA are teaming up to bring you a new webinar on ventilation in schools and how it can help lower the risk of COVID-19. This program will give school...

NYC School Plan Puts Teachers at Risk

3 days 14 hours - UCOMM Blog - New York City is set to open schools in just a few weeks with some in-person classes. The plan, which was submitted to the Governor’s office for approval, would...