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 18, 2011

Reuters provides in-depth commentary from the one percenters, who are struggling to understand the Occupy message.

 

The big story was the “Day of Action” in NYC that was a show of strength by OWS after their eviction from Zuccotti Park.


Business Week offers a scorecard for OWS on their two month anniversary.

Occupy Update November 17, 2011

 

The big story is where does OWS and the Occupy movement go from here now that they have been evicted from their home base of Zuccotti Park? The phrase of the day appears to be “You can't evict an idea”, but only time will tell if they are able to maintain momentum and command the daily attention of the media. An early test of the continued strength of OWS will be today's (November 17th) International Day of Action. There is some great commentary and suggestions in the Huffington Post, truth-out.org, truthdig, and Democracy Now!.

Occupy Update November 16, 2011


Occupy Wall Street has been evicted from Zuccotti Park. The process that began with an early morning raid was wrapped up by late afternoon when a judge affirmed the right of New York City to bar overnight camping in the park. By early evening the park was open to protestors to return as part of the general public, but they were not allowed to bring tents or sleeping bags. UWS will stay on top of this developing story.


Occupy Update Breaking News—Police Clear Occupy Wall Street

 

Police cleared Zuccotti Park, the home of Occupy Wall Street, early this morning. NYC Mayor Bloomberg's office issued a press release saying protestors could return as part of the general public, but they would not be allowed to camp. The OWS General Assembly has called for a post-raid General Assembly and Rally this morning. UWS will stay on top of this developing story.

Occupy Update November 15, 2011

 

Today's Democracy Now newscast offers live, on-site reporting and interviews, covering this morning's  Zucotti Park police raid and eviction of OWS, as well as updates and the protestors' next steps (Video).


Occupy Oakland has been raided and cleared by the police for the second time. After the first time it was cleared last month, protestors returned the next day and restarted the occupation. The top legal adviser to Mayor Quan of Oakland has resigned in protest.