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

The Word Comes Down : NTSB Urges Ban on All Cell Phone Use by Drivers

 

The New York Times quotes NTSB Chairman Deborah A. P. Hersman as saying today : "“No call, no text, no update is worth a human life.”

Occupy Update December 13, 2011


Occupy protestors were successful in shutting down some ports at least temporarily on the West Coast in an effort called “Shut Down Wall Street On The Waterfront”. The International Brotherhood of Teamsters press released a letter of support from truck drivers involved in trying to organize a union at some of the ports. The Washington Post asks if these disruptions are something that will continue and expand throughout next year and affect the presidential election.

Occupy Update December 12, 2011



A coalition of West Coast Occupy movements is hoping to shut down ports from San Diego to Anchorage today. Port unions are split on this one. The Longshoremen are against it, and the Teamsters, who fighting represent non-union SSA Marine drivers, are in favor.


Occupy Boston held their second General Assembly at the bandstand on the Boston Common since being evicted from Dewey Square. The ACLU and The National Lawyers Guild issued a joint statement regarding the police removal of the protestors.

Occupy Update : December 11, 2011

 

Cops Worked With Protestors in Boston
West Palm Beach (!) Moves

Why Small-Business Supports Occupy

In The Boston Herald, Peter Gelzinis details what led to the peaceful resolution and ultimate clearing of the Occupy Boston encampment, lauding Police Supt. Billy Evans and the City. The Herald also runs a piece by Weir, Wedge, and Algarin looking at what's next.


The Globe's McGrory concurs, lauding Mayor Thomas Menino whose tactics differed from other Mayors nation-wide, who thanked protestors for shining a “much-needed light, still needed, on the growing economic inequality in this country.”