The UWS Mission

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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

February 24, 2012 : Occupy Gets Specific

File under : It had to happen. There appears to be a rift between occupiers as a convention scheduled for July 4 in Philadelphia apparently moves forward without OWS support. Apparently, the primary objection is that the convention structure will mimic representational government, as opposed to the Ows decision-by consensus model. Huffpost and other outlets (WSJ , npr) have details.

February 20, 2012 : Occupy Declares Day in Support of Prisoners

 

Monday, February 20 has been dubbed “National Occupy Day in Support of Prisoners.” OWS organizers such as Jay Chiu, state that the “prison industrial complex” is a key component in keeping the 99% down. Huffpost


Occupy Delaware's weekend rally was attended by 100 supporters and featured special guest former Army officer and Iraq War Veteran Lt. Dan Choi. Choi, whose coming out helped end Don't Ask Don't Tell, read a poem about tents to the Occupiers. Tent symbolism was a recurring theme, Occupy Philly donated a tent to Occupy Delaware who reciprocated with donations of laptops to the Philadelphians. Retired Philly Police Capt. Ray Lewis also spoke, presumably in uniform.delmarvanow.com

February 17, 2012 : Occupy Hits Fashion Week, Opens PAC

 

San Jose Mercury News Occupy Oakland has its own place in the lexicon of Occupys. Today charges move forward against two activists accused of brutalizing the police. Fair to say, Oakland has seen more violence than any other Occupy, graphic journalist Susan Caigle presents her own graphical narrative of Occupy Oakland in today's truthout


A Decatur, GA resident has applied for an Occupy Wall Street PAC, according to CBSnews.com. While the applicant claims to be one of the 99%, and inspired by Colbert's PAC , which is recently said to have raised $1M in contributions.

February 15, 2012 : Occupy Continues Shift Amidst Legal Beatback

 

Today's update covers the Occupiers who continue to shift and change tactics, including Occupy LA who stood up for a Vet facing foreclosure over his delayed military paycheck.All part of the Occupy Valentine's Break Up With Your Bank Day NBClosangeles.com

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February 14, 2012 : Santorum Meets Occupy Tacoma

GOP Flavor of the week Santorum attempted to rally supporters next to an occupy base camp in Tacoma, dealing with non-stop chants of “We are the 99%” The newly-energized Santorumites responded with the ever-used “get a job” riposte. Msnbc.com

Dealing with the protesters, Santorum tried to take the high road, saying he understood their frustrations and blaming the travails of the 99% on Obama. However, he went on to label Occupy as “intolerant” and as a “radical element.”