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 November 29, 2011

The Occupy camps remain in Philadelphia and Los Angeles despite orders to leave. Occupy LA has gone to court to ask for a temporary restraining order against expulsion. UWS will stay on this developing story, but LaTimes.com and Philly.com remain great sources for updates.

Occupy Update November 28, 2011


BREAKING NEWS: The Occupy encampments in Los Angeles and Philadelphia are under an order to evacuate. Follow this breaking story at Philly.com and LATimes.com.

Occupy Update November 23, 2011



A lot has changed since Occupy the Highway left Zuccotti Park on November 9th to march to McPherson Square in Washington, DC to protest the congressional super-committee’s anticipated cuts to social programs. Despite not having a homebase to return to, and the failure of the super-committee to agree on anything, they have arrived and plan to rally today.


Sarwar Kashmeri wonders in this column for the Huffington Post if OWS is losing energy and focus.

Occupy Update : November 22, 2011



Occupy Your Thanksgiving Table. Working America, the community affiliate of the AFL-CIO, has Four Turkey Talk Tips for discussing the Occupy movement at your holiday dinner.


Kevin Young has a provocative column in The Indypendent that criticizes the media's coverage of OWS.


Occupy Update November 21, 2012


The two University of California-Davis police officers who used pepper spray on Occupy protestors on that campus have been placed on paid administrative leave. Meanwhile the campus police chief attempted to explain the actions of his officers.


Brian Wheeler of BBC News tells the story of the first night of OWS.