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

Occupy Update December 20, 2011

Mother Jones has a great summary of how Occupy Iowa Caucus plans to disrupt the Democratic and Republican caucuses by working within the rules. Also in Iowa, eight members of Occupy Des Moines were arrested for trespassing at state Democratic Party headquarters after an attempted occupation.

According to The Huffington Post, Occupy Atlanta has helped save an Iraq War veteran's home from foreclosure.

Occupy Update December 19, 2011

50 people were arrested as members of OWS tried to occupy a fenced in lot known as Duarte Square which is owned by Trinity Church. The New York Times reported on Friday that this conflict between the church and protestors had been coming for weeks as well as that, owing to a land grant from colonial days, Trinity Church is a large property owner in lower Manhattan. Nobel Peace Prize Winner Archbishop Desmond Tutu, has urged Trinity to allow OWS to camp there.

Occupy Update December 16, 2011

Justin Elliott examines the balance sheet of OWS in Salon. You can find the information on the Accounting Working Group here.

What's next for Occupy Boston? The Boston Phoenix says it includes working with coalitions.

Occupy Update December 15, 2011

A Manhattan judge refused to throw out dozens of summonses given to some of the 200 OWS protestors in court today.

Occupy Oakland is pondering their next move after their successful port shutdown.

Now that Occupy Boston has been evicted from Dewey Square, some of the activists have been bringing their message to the suburbs.

Occupy Update December 14, 2011

Occupy Baltimore is the latest group to be evicted, but The Baltimore Sun says they were successful in raising important issues.

Just down I-95, a Republican congressman is asking if “political judgments” are playing a role in the Department of the Interior allowing Occupy DC to remain in McPherson Square.