News From: UCOMM Live

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...

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 Kris LaGrange | on May 29, 2020

What You Can Do About Minneapolis

Across Minneapolis, protests have broken out over the death of George Floyd in police custody. The alarming video showed Police Officer Derek Chauvin holding Floyd on the ground with his knee on...

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 08, 2020

Podcast: How New York Will Save the Nation

Ed Sills of the Texas AFL-CIO calls in to let us know what workers in Texas are doing as the state reopens. A Vice President at Amazon is quitting over the company's union-busting activities,...

by Kris LaGrange | on May 01, 2020

Podcast: Actor Harold Phillips / McConnell not Paying Police

On this week's show we have Harold Phillips, an actor who was on Grimm and Leverage. He is talking to us about SAG-AFTRA, the Labor Radio Network, and May Day job actions. We also have Chris...

by Kris LaGrange | on Apr 24, 2020

Podcast: Some Good News / A Sleepover at Work

Comedian Vic DiBitetto goes on a rant about people not adhering to social distancing and stay at home orders, IBEW members are having a sleepover at their power plants, unions are coming to the...

by Kris LaGrange | on Apr 10, 2020

Podcast: NYC Heroes Transporting Heroes

Long Island Railroad President Phil Eng calls in to praise the workers of the nation's largest commuter rail line as the work to transport healthcare workers into the epicenter of the pandemic...

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