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This is the Union Edge’s last broadcast, and we’re going out with a bang. We thank you all for your support in the past 11 years. This isn’t an end, we’ll be continuing our work in the labor and progressive movements, and we hope that you’ll jo
This is the Union Edge’s last broadcast, and we’re going out with a bang. We thank you all for your support in the past 11 years. This isn’t an end, we’ll be continuing our work in the labor and progressive movements, and we hope that you’ll jo
This is the Union Edge’s last broadcast, and we’re going out with a bang. We thank you all for your support in the past 11 years. This isn’t an end, we’ll be continuing our work in the labor and progressive movements, and we hope that you’ll jo
Deb Kline from Cleveland Jobs With Justice comes on the program to talk about DACA and to tell us a tragic story of a green card holder that has been unfairly discriminated against. The post Deb Kline – Cleveland JWJ – Many Immigrants Face Hars
Buck Geno has Dr. Rob Davidson on the program to talk about his campaign for congress. The post Buck Geno and Dr. Rob Davidson – What Does Rob Davidson Stand For? appeared first on The Union Edge: Labor's Talk Radio.
Hunter Blair of EPI comes on the program to talk about infrastructure and how the Trump plan stacks up to the real world needs. The post Hunter Blair – EPI – Trump’s Infrastructure Plan Is Highly Underfunded appeared first on The Union Edge: La
Buck Geno of Work In Progress Radio joins us to discuss how current union alter has changed over the years. The post Buck Geno – January 26, 2018 appeared first on The Union Edge: Labor's Talk Radio.
POLITICO reporter Kyle Cheney joins us to talk about his article “Schumer knocks Johnson as ‘delusional’ over FBI ‘secret society’ flap” The post Kyle Cheney – POLITICO – Schumer knocks Johnson as ‘delusional’ over FBI ‘secret society’ flap app
Labor reporter Doug Cunningham joins us to talk about how UPS is renegotiating their contract and trying to add provisions to protect their jobs from being automated. The post Doug Cunningham – UPS Fights To Protect Jobs From Automation appeare
This week on Informed Action with tom Balya and Allen Kukovich we talk about the solar industry and what the tariffs that trump has imposed on imported solar panels means. The post Informed Action – January 26, 2018 appeared first on The Union
Executive Director of LCLAA, Hector Sanchez joins us to talk about the reasons we should be appreciating Latino workers and how the current administration has affected the Latino community. The post Hector Sanchez – LCLAA – Lets Start Respectin
From APALA we have Alvina Yeh on the program to talk about some of the many struggles for people of color in our country and why we need to pass a dream act very soon. The post Alvina Yeh – APALA – Fighting for a Dream Act appeared first on The
This week on Just Transitions with Dr. Patricia DeMarco, she has Rebecca Flora from the ReMake Group on the program to talk about the former LTV Coke Works and how they are revitalizing it. Additionally we discuss what all goes into making a bu
Adam Cancryn from POLITICO joins us to talk about Alex Azar who was confirmed at head of The Department of Health and Human Services. The post Adam Cancryn – POLITICO – Discussing Alex Azar appeared first on The Union Edge: Labor's Talk Rad
Sabeel Rahman joins us to talk about his article in The American Prospect titled “Up Against Big Tech”. He discusses with us how we must be more proactive in curtailing the few monopolies that exist in the tech industry. Part of “The Wages of N
Micheal Fuoco, President of the Newspaper Guild of Pittsburgh and Enterprise Reporter at the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette joins us to talk about the impending byline strike and the working conditions that have lead to it, including making less money
Alyssa Hansen joins us from the Tennessee AFL-CIO to discuss the union membership numbers from 2016-2017 that we recently released, as well as their plans for activism in the coming year. The post Alyssa Hansen – TN AFL-CIO – January 24, 2018 a
We talk with Bernie Lunzer, President of the Newspaper Guild CWA about the LA Times’ organizing drive. 80% of new digital revenue last year was captured by Google. How do we get the money back to the content creators? The post Bernie Lunzer – C
Pittsburgh Federation of Teachers President Nina Esposito-Visgitis joins us to talk about school safety, in light of yesterday’s Kentucky school shooting. Though it may have been the first you heard about, it’s far from the first shooting in an
Ted Hesson from POLITICO joins us to talk about his article “The warring tribes that will decide Dreamers’ fate”. The post Ted Hesson – POLITICO – The warring tribes that will decide Dreamers’ fate appeared first on The Union Edge: Labor's
From the Left Labor Reporter we have Will Rogers on the program to talk about VA contractors and how they have slighted the system and are under investigation. The post Will Rogers – LLR – Private Contractors Defraud The VA appeared first on Th
Berry Craig of the Kentucky AFL-CIO joins us to talk about how a Kentucky Court has decided to uphold their “right to work” legislation, and how labor plans to appeal it and bring it to the supreme court. The post Berry Craig – KY AFL-CIO – App
Labor reporter Doug Cunningham joins us to talk about how the NAFTA renegotiation has stated another round of talks, and why labor should have a much bigger voice in that discussion. The post Dooug Cunningham – NAFTA Negotiations Begin Round Tw
This week on The Labor Intensive with Rosemary Trump and Charlie McCollester we discuss the budget and all the things that are going around with the government shutdown. The post The Labor Intensive: Covering the Government Shutdown appeared fi
Labor educator Mark McDermott comes on the program to talk about Trump’s racism and how unions are fighting that racism by accepting and encouraging diversity. The post Mark McDermott – Diversity Strengthens Our Country appeared first on The Un
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