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CWA Demands GE Use Aviation Workers to Build Ventilators

6 days 4 hours - UCOMM Blog - As states prepare for the apex of the coronavirus outbreak, there is a fear that the need for ventilators will outpace the stockpile. To ramp up the production...

Amazon Fires Worker for Organizing

5 days 4 hours - UCOMM Blog - Let’s clear the ambiguity: America is at war, a total war against an invisible enemy that threatens all of us, regardless of age, ideology, class or creed. This...

Hobby Lobby Lays off by Email

5 days 4 hours - UCOMM Blog - For weeks, craft store Hobby Lobby has been insisting on keeping their stores open even as other companies have made the decision to voluntarily close to stop...

Trump's NLRB Changes Union Election Rules

3 days 4 hours - UCOMM Blog - While most non-essential services are shut down, union elections are suspended, and most of America is working from home worrying about a global pandemic, Trump’...

Trump Lowers Expectations Around Coronavirus Deaths

3 days 4 hours - UCOMM Blog - If you have been listening to Trump’s press conferences recently, you may have heard him say that only losing 100,000 to 250,000 people to COVID-19 would be a...

13,000 Carpenters Strike in Massachusetts

3 hours 58 min - UCOMM Blog - Last week, Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker shut down all non-essential work in the state to stop the spread of COVID-19. However, construction workers who...

Teachers Union Creates Healthcare Heroes Disaster Relief Fund

3 hours 53 min - UCOMM Blog - The following post was written by the New York State United Teachers New York State United Teachers today announced that it has begun accepting donations to the...