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:
- Web Site Design
- Membership Communication & Management Software
- Online Marketing & Search Engine Optimization
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
Most people I know live their lives moving in a constant forward direction, the whole time looking backward. Charles Yu, How to Live Safely in A Science Fictional Universe
is an amazing paradox! The very employers and politicians and
publishers who talk most loudly of class antagonism and the
destruction of the American system now undermine that system by this
attempt to coerce the votes of the wage earners of this country. It
is the 1936 version of the old threat to close down the factory or
the office if a particular candidate does not win. It is an old
strategy of tyrants to delude their victims into fighting their
battles for them.
In Presidential elections, every candidate has their defining moment.
Campaign 2012 carries echoes of 1988 - and 1968.
First 1988. Before there was Sarah Palin, there was Dan Quayle.
An epic moment of political theater, in an election fast on the way to taking its place among the annals of great Dem defeats. The last election prior to the party's co-opting by its neoliberal center – though many already considered Lloyd Bentsen of Texas to be the party's grand concession in that direction. A Hail Mary heave by the flagging Dukakis campaign to pry Texas' 38 electoral votes away from George H.W. Bush.
Occupiers from around the nation return to the scene of the crime – dissent - flocking back to Zuccotti for the first anniversary of Occupy, aka S17. Demonstrators briefly take the Park back, with hundreds streaming in prior to the day's beginning dailykos
In a case with wide-ranging implications, Twitter has until Friday to turn over the tweets of protester Malcolm Harris. Manhattan Criminal Court Judge Matthew Sciarrino rules the company must do so or else face fines, based on a review of its last two earnings statements. Huffpost
RNC and DNC are done, their impassioned but security-muted protests
now a memory. Occupy wants to make a statement, of sorts, in NYC with
a week of actions beginning September 15th and leading up
to the one year anniversary on September 17th. Crowds are
expected but no one can venture a guess as to how many, what kind, or
how loud they'll be. Occupiers say the whole system is
broken. To what extent they back the Prez is an