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USWNT Wins World Cup and Continues Fight for Equal Pay

6 days 22 hours - UCOMM Blog - This week, the United States Women’s National Team  (USWNT)won their 4th World Cup. The champs headed to Paris as the favorite and they delivered, never falling...

‘State of the Unions’ Podcast: Demanding Better

6 days 5 hours - AFL-CIO - ‘State of the Unions’ Podcast: Demanding Better AFL-CIO Over three days in...

July 10: Linemen Appreciation Day

5 days 22 hours - UCOMM Blog - This post was written by the IBEW Media Center. An early summer thunderstorm had knocked out power in parts of northwest Washington, D.C.

Trump's NLRB: Employers May Now File Decerts

5 days 22 hours - UCOMM Blog - Trump’s NLRB has issued yet another decision that would make it easier for employers to decertify unions. This time the NLRB is streamlining the process for...

Can We Prevent Call Center Offshoring?

4 days 21 hours - UCOMM Blog - More than 1,200 CWAers from across the country joined a CWA town hall call this week to hear from CWA President Chris Shelton and U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown (D...

NYSUT statement on the passing of 32BJ SEIU President Héctor Figueroa

4 days 1 hour - NYSUT - ALBANY, N.Y. July 12, 2019 — New York State United Teachers President Andy Pallotta released the following statement on the passing of 32BJ SEIU President H...

Unions to Picket ICE Operations

3 days 21 hours - UCOMM Blog - This week, Trump announced that his long-delayed ICE raids would begin this weekend. These raids are not only meant to detain and deport thousands of immigrants...

Trump's Labor Guy is Out

3 days 21 hours - UCOMM Blog - On Friday, embattled Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta resigned. At a press conference announcing his resignation, Trump called Acosta "a great Labor secretary...

NYSUT statement on State Education Commissioner MaryEllen Elia’s resignation

1 day 35 min - NYSUT - ALBANY, N.Y., July 15, 2019 — New York State United Teachers released the following statement regarding the announcement that State Education Commissioner...

Trump's OMB: Opt-Out of Your Union

22 hours 39 min - UCOMM Blog - One year after Janus and with opt-outs lower than expected, anti-union politicians are working to make it easier for people to opt-out of their union.  While...