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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.

by Kris LaGrange | on May 29, 2020

Podcast: Frontline Minneapolis: An Activist Report

Loretta VanPelt, a teacher in Minneapolis, reports in from the protests in her city over the police killing of George Floyd. She lets us know about the lack of accountability from the Mayor, the...

by Guest Post | on May 22, 2020

Save the News

On Monday, the NewsGuild-CWA launched a new advocacy campaign called Save The News to make the case that local newsrooms must be included in future federal recovery efforts to support essential...

by Kris LaGrange | on May 22, 2020

Podcast: How to Stop a Carpenter Union Raid

On this week's show we have Frank Jacobs, the Business Manager of IBEW Local 1 in St. Louis on a campaign to stop the raids from the Carpenters union. We also have the New Jersey Department of...

by Kris LaGrange | on May 14, 2020

Howard Stern not Happy with Trumpers

Howard Stern has had enough of Trump and his supporters. This week on his satellite radio show, Stern directed his ire at the people who voted for and continue to support Trump.