The UWS Mission
Union Web Services (UWS) provides high quality web site design, database implementation, maintenance services and content development to the labor movement.We offer:
- Web Site Design
- Membership Communication & Management Software
- Online Marketing & Search Engine Optimization
Union Web Services (UWS) exists to promote and further the goals of the labor movement by providing 21st century technologies, techniques, and tactics, including online tools that allow unions to reach their members and other constituents in the most cost-effective and direct manner possible. We do this while offering our workers the benefits of union membership. We constantly seek to improve working conditions for our clients and their members. Ultimately, it is our goal that our tools and services will revitalize the labor movement in the US and beyond. All UWS workers are members of Communications Workers of America, Local 1180.
Our Latest Work
At the Occupy Midwest conference, according to ksdk.com occupiers “clashed with police” at Compton Resevoir Park, where they are alleged to have violated the park's 10 PM curfew.
Occupy said the action was unnecessarily violent, and “completely unjustified.” Live video coverage featuring interviews with the demonstrators is on Occupy Midwest's Facebook page. As many as 14 may have been arrested, the group is set to meet again at the park at 9 AM US CDT.
"Another Day in the Life of Occupy Protester:" OccupierLoki
Occupy Miami experienced a “militarized law enforcement” raid on their “safe house" at Overton after their plans to rally were busted up by riot police. Raw footage with commentary, above.
According to YouTube poster OccupierLoki :
Tensions and anticipation on both sides as today is the official deadline for Occupy New Haven who released a list of demands yesterday. Protesters have filed legal appeals and created a barricade around the camp. wtnh.com A call has gone out to other Occupy supporters via social media and “reinforcements” are said to be on the way. New Haven Independent
National : Occupy Atlanta protesters in Atlanta upped the ante by staging protests at several Chase Banks yesterday , leading to multiple arrests. Police allege paint was thrown and operations at the banks were disrupted, by placing locks on entrance doors and vehicles blocking the atm drive-thru. The civil disobedience was supposedly designed to get the bank to place a “moratorium on foreclosures.” ajc.com
Independence doesn't always pay : the Village Voice highlights an internal doc that says OWS will be “out of money in three weeks.” OWS' press team downplayed the report, saying they've “done a lot with a little” and funds “always go up and down.” No word if the funds situation will cause the group to look to Russell Simmons and Ben Cohen for their offer of financial support.