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Podcast: Labor Built Vaccine Facilities

4 days 13 hours - UCOMM Blog - Labor has played an integral role in getting the vaccine out to the public, but they also built the facilities that made the vaccine. Find out more about the...

AFL-CIO: Ban Imports from Forced Cotton Labor Plants

4 days 7 hours - UCOMM Blog - The Uyghur region in China is the site of one of the world’s largest forced labor camps. These camps have an estimated 1.5 million Uyghurs in them. Many have...

Amazon Union Vote Set

4 days 7 hours - UCOMM Blog - One of the most important union elections of 2021 will begin next month according to the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB). The election, which will happen...

NYSUT calls on state to seek federal testing waiver amid ongoing challenges of pandemic

3 days 14 hours - NYSUT - ALBANY, N.Y. Jan. 19, 2021 — New York State United Teachers today called on the state Education Department to request a federal waiver of grade 3-8 and high...

NYSUT statement on Gov. Cuomo’s executive budget proposal

3 days 7 hours - NYSUT - ALBANY, N.Y. Jan. 19, 2021 — New York State United Teachers President Andy Pallotta released the following statement today regarding Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s...

Police Arrest 5 Striking Workers

3 days 6 hours - UCOMM Blog - A strike at the largest produce market in the world, Hunts Point Market, turned ugly after five picketers were arrested early Tuesday morning. According to the...

A New President

2 days 8 hours - UCOMM Blog - On January 20th, Joe Biden took the oath of office to become the 46th President of the United States. Biden taking office ends four years of chaos and inaction...

BIden: First 100 Days to Help Unions

2 days 6 hours - UCOMM Blog - With Joe Biden now becoming the President of the United States, unions are stepping up their effort to ensure that Biden is the most pro-union President in...

President Biden Fires Peter Robb

1 day 6 hours - UCOMM Blog - Just hours into President Joe Biden’s first term, he began delivering results for the union members that helped to put him into office. While the 17 Executive...

Biden Signs Order to Create COVID OSHA Standard

1 day 6 hours - UCOMM Blog - One day after taking the oath of office to become the 46th President of the United States, Joe Biden has hit the ground running with a number of Executive Orders...