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CNN Pays Record Union-Busting Fine

5 days 8 hours - UCOMM Blog - In a record settlement, CNN has been ordered to pay $76 million to settle a long-running case of union-busting. The case began way back in 2003 when the cable...

West Virginia High Court Hears Right to Work Case

5 days 7 hours - UCOMM Blog - Repealing Right to Work will get it’s final day in court this week in West Virginia. The long-running case, Patrick Morrisey, Attorney General v. WV AFL-CIO and...

Colorado Governor Support Bargaining Rights for Public Employees

4 days 8 hours - UCOMM Blog - A major victory for public employees may be on the horizon for workers in Colorado.

FedEx Union Busting Tactics Revealed

3 days 8 hours - UCOMM Blog - From 2014 through 2018, delivery giant FedEx spent $837,000 on union-busting advisors to keep the Teamsters union out. Now transcripts and a video have leaked...

Trump's DOL Hires Cambridge Analytica Staffer

3 days 8 hours - UCOMM Blog - In the 2016 election, a data firm called Cambridge Analytica (CA) used questionably acquired data to help ensure that Trump won the election. For a refresher on...

IBEW Teams with OSHA to Keep Workers Safe

1 day 8 hours - UCOMM Blog - This post was written by the IBEW Media Department. Across the U.S., an ongoing shortage of inspectors at the Occupational Safety and Health Administration is...

Mexican Union Threatens Strike at Home Depot

1 day 8 hours - UCOMM Blog - One of the reasons that labor groups like the AFL-CIO supported the USMCA trade deal was because of the strong labor standards in the agreement. At the time AFL-...

Podcast: Scandals at MLB and UAW and Changes in West Virginia and Colorado

1 day 8 hours - UCOMM Blog - MLB is coming down hard on managers involved in a sign-stealing scheme. LaGrange argues with Will C about whether this is the progression of the game or just a...