The UWS Mission

Union Web Services (UWS) provides high quality web site design, database implementation, maintenance services and content development to the labor movement.

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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 13, 2012 : Palin Mic-Checked, Occupy On the Move

 

Occupy DC mic-checked Palin's “cherry on top” Sunday Speech to CPAC and were greeted as expected. The group made their statement outside the hall, reading the “occupy declaration.”

February 9, 2012 : Occupy Ideas Advance as Camps Shut Down

 

The Anonymous collective has issued a video warning to protesters using so called “black bloc tactics,” promising to reveal their identities should they continue to interfere with the Occupy movement.


Specifically, spooky voice chastises Black Bloc for “hiding behind the banner of Occupy” and being “agent provocateurs.”  IBTimes.co.uk

February 8, 2012 : Occupy Foreclosure Meets With Wells Fargo

Don't fool yourself into believing Occupiers aren't having an impact. Latest vid from insideoutnews.org describes a meeting that took place last night between Wells Fargo and Occupy Foreclosure. An activist who was present nails the issue exactly in ascribing significance to the fact the bankers felt they had to meet.

February 7, 2012 : We're Sticking Up for You - Occupy Crashes Tax Session


 

Occupy Wall Street came to Northhampton, MA and participated in a rally for the 99 percent that brought several parties together in the city's Pulaski Park. Local and national concerns were vented by the protesters. Dailycollegian.com


Elsewhere in Massachusetts, the Boston Globe has coverage of Somerville, MA, where Occupy is said to have gone grassroots. Boston.com

Occupy Update February 6, 2012 :



Occupy DC protesters continued their standoff by lashing out at polcie trying to clear Macpherson Square in DC. Hard to say what's happening on the outside looking in, but it doesn't appear all that productive. Cops moved in on a second Occupy encampment, this one at Freedom Plaza, but reported a “different dynamic” that involved “more self-policing.” Washington Post

Amidst the fracas, Chris Hedges takes on what he terms the Cancer of Occupy, the so called Black Bloc. Truthdig.com