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by Kris LaGrange | on Oct 09, 2020

Podcast: Trump Attacks Union Organizing

Trump is attacking union's ability to organize, sign neutrality agreements with employers, and limiting federal unions' ability to bargain for their members. Plus teachers and staff at...

by Kris LaGrange | on Oct 02, 2020

Podcast: Should Freeloaders Get Help from the Union?

IUOE Local 150 is suing for the right to not represent freeloaders in the union, but some big national unions are opposed to the move. NYC principals are asking the state to take over the city school...

by Kris LaGrange | on Sep 24, 2020

Podcast: Don't Count on Union Voters

A new poll shows Biden can't count on union voters, especially building trades members, in a number of important swing states. For any voters still on the fence, we go over the 50 things Trump...

by Kris LaGrange | on Sep 18, 2020

Podcast: Trump's Swamp Kills NLRB

The House is investigating corruption at the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB). A judge in Boston says unions can't use agency fees to pay for lobbying, but another Judge says unions don'...

by Kris LaGrange | on Sep 11, 2020

Podcast: Troops Pissed at Trump

Joe Biden promises to be the most union-friendly president ever, Will Attig of the Union Veterans Council calls in to tell us about his reaction to Trump's comments, ABC endorses Trump, Amazon...

by Kris LaGrange | on Aug 21, 2020

Podcast: Trades for Biden vs. Cops for Trump

Bobby Holst of Local 3 IBEW comes on to talk about his piece on why union members should support Joe Biden. At the same time, NYC Police are supporting Trump and their union may have an issue with...

by Kris LaGrange | on Aug 07, 2020

Podcast: Labor's Strategy to Elect Joe Biden

Austin Keyser the National Political Director of the IBEW calls in this week to talk about what their union is doing to get Joe Biden elected and gives some inside strategies to get their member out...

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 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 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...

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