Why have lobby day folders

UCOMM Client the IBEW Utility Labor Council of New York held their Annual Lobby Day at the State Capitol in Albany New York. IBEW members from around the state joined together to discuss a number of important bills including a bill extending carbon credits to nuclear power plants and expanding health, safety and employment rights to help those who would be affected by the closing of nuclear... Keep reading

The Three Types of Members

Every now and then I am asked to speak to a group of union leaders or members about the type of communications we do at UCOMM. Some of you reading this may have experienced that and I hope it was a wonderful experience.In doing communications management for organized labor we must understand the mindset of who is reading your message and be prudent in crafting your message that resonates to all... Keep reading

"A good model to follow"

For the second consecutive year, the New York State United Teachers (NYSUT) has acknowledged our LUT website and e-newsletter and has done so in a big way! Last week, NYSUT announced the winners of its 2017 Communications Award Competition. Our website, www.LevittownTeachers.com, earned First Place amongst similar publications. The LUT also won an award for Best Artwork for the exceptional... Keep reading

Babylon Teachers join the team

UCOMM Communications is excited to announce that we have been retained by the Babylon Teachers’ Association (BTA). BTA members teach thousands of students at Babylon’s elementary, middle and high school. UCOMM will work with the BTA leadership in building and managing their mobile-friendly website and internal e-newsletter they are calling "The Loop" as well as blast text messaging on urgent... Keep reading

UCOMM: "A force to be reckoned with"

UCOMM’s own Kris LaGrange was invited to speak on America’s Workforce Radio in Cleveland, Ohio with host Ed “Flash” Ferenc. This labor focused daily radio show has aired daily since 1993 with a nationwide audience that does interviews and news segments about progressive issues. LaGrange was invited on the show to discuss how UCOMM got censored by Google when trying to promote a story about... Keep reading

How good is your organizing page?

Unions at all levels must encourage new member outreach and local union growth. We do many things at UCOMM; writing and editing, professional emails, bulk texts, we coordinate messaging campaigns, create and produce ads, conduct media outreach, manage social networks, offer advise on political angles and of course - website design. As organized labor’s unofficial online troublemakers, we have... Keep reading