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by Kris LaGrange | on Jul 31, 2020

Podcast: Portland Pleads for our Help

Three union activists from Portland call in to talk about the federal mercenaries that Trump has sent to quell peaceful protests in Portland. They tell the real story about what it is like to be on...

by Guest Post | on Jul 30, 2020

Hearst Magazines Organize

In a historic union win, Hearst Magazines’ digital and print staff overwhelmingly voted to unionize with the Writers Guild of America, East (WGAE). This election took place via mail ballot and...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jul 24, 2020

Podcast: Kasich the Dem and Baseball Players Kneeling

Former Ohio Governor, Presidential Candidate, and Right to Work supporter John Kasich is speaking at the Democratic National Convention, America's Workforce Radio host Ed Flash Fernec calls in to...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jul 17, 2020

Podcast: Ironworker White Privilege?

With race issues making headlines every day, we take a look at white privilege through an ironworker meme. Trump's NLRB is also allowing bosses to search employees cars, Michigan is making it...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jun 26, 2020

Podcast: Bargaining Wins at Con Ed NYC

Jimmy Shillitto calls in to discuss their new contract at Con Ed. Is Trump telling the National Guard to not bargain in good faith? Chris Searcy calls in to talk about it. Mary Vines of UFCW Local...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jun 19, 2020

Podcast: The Systemic Issues within AFSCME

Local Union President Colin Maycock calls in to talk about some transparency issues his Local is having with their AFSCME Council amid constant threats from the Freedom Foundation. AFSCME did not...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jun 12, 2020

Podcast: Heroes Act Can Unite the Nation

Vinny Alvarez, the President of the New York Central Labor Council, calls in to talk about the Heroes Act and how it can unite the nation. The AFL-CIO decides not to kick out police unions from...

by Brian Young | on Jun 12, 2020

Why You Should Care About HEROES Act

With the economy in a recession, there has been a lot of debate in Washington about what to do. Stimulus bills were passed to provide Americans with a $1,200 check and businesses both large and small...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jun 05, 2020

Podcast: Protesting Police: An Act of Patriotism

On this week's show, we have AFL-CIO Veterans Council Executive Director Will Attig calls in to talk about his call for Defense Secretary Mark Esper to resign after Trump ordered National...

by Press and Media | on Jun 03, 2020

Employee Revolt at Facebook

Facebook is facing a revolt from its employees after Mark Zuckberg's comments about the company's role in fact-checking information on the site. Read more below from NPR.