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
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
(Warning : Loud Whistles, Some Language on Video)
The dust hasn't settled yet on Occupy Oakland, either in terms of who did what at City Hall or the way forward. Claims and reactions to alleged Police Brutality have marred the mostly non-violent movement. Huffpost has analysis.
Occupy DC has been given word by Park Rangers to clear out by Monday. The protesters claim they are ready to “defend their turf,” while the Washington Post asks – should they? Meanwhile from Switzerland the Post is reporting that the Head of the Forum is calling on Occupy Davos protesters to meet with him directly while the UN human rights chief Navi Pillay says they should be heard in the main area, not as part of a special event. Stay tuned.
Keeping on Davos, CNN asks if Occupy and Davos are Polar opposites or future partners? What would happen if Soros and billionaire buds grew concerned enough about income equality to put their money where their mouth is. CNN also has a nice piece that takes us inside the igloos and actually talks to some of the Occupy campers.
Commentators, political pooh-bahs, and
pundits, whether they liked the State of the Union or not, all seem
to agree : Occupy is behind the themes of income inequality the Prez
seems to be staking his re-election on as he tries to "shore up his
Francisco Bay Guardain analyzes