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:
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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
Occupy Lancaster (England) is the latest encampment to be evicted by police, video here :
Occupy the Primary has set up camp in New Hampshire. Organizers say the 99% includes Republicans and should not be considered part of the Democractic Party.
Huffington Post As Occupy heads into 2012, participants in the leaderless movement are developing a range of new strategies and tactics to keep what they view as the injustices of the economic system in the spotlight.
Contra Costa Times (Video): Occupy Oakland Protestors try to enter City hall to meet with Mayor Jean Quan, and are refused entrance by police. Protesters called for the release of the estimated 16 Occupy supporters still in jail from recent police confrontations as well as broader rights to assemble at Ogawa Plaza.
Occupy appears to be mobilizing in the New Year to assist homeowners threated by foreclosure, and gather at the home of a 79 year old retired school teacher. Members of Occupy LA and Occupy the Hood LA used the rally to call for more responsible banking More details from KTLA.com
Here are the latest developments in the Occupy Boston twitter subpoena case which UWS News has been closely monitoring. The Boston Globe reports that a Suffolk Superior Court judge has refused to quash the subpoena. According to Lisa DeCanio in BostonInno.com, the subpoena is in many cases asking for the wrong twitter accounts (for example @OccupyBoston instead of @Occupy_Boston).
From the Boston Globe: The American Civil Liberties Union of Massachusetts is fighting on behalf of a blogger with apparent Occupy Boston ties who has been subjected to a subpoena that authorities filed through a social media site.