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Applause for Stagehands12/17/14
Retired machinist Charlie McCollester and Former International Vice President of the SEIU Rosemary Trump joins us to talk about the stagehands union in Pittsburgh, and the recent report on income inequality that was released. The post Applause for...
Growing speculations on Clinton & Warren in 2016
Solidarity News feature, then The Hill Reporter Kevin Cirilli joins us to talk about Elizabeth Warren and Hilary Clinton. The post Growing speculations on Clinton & Warren in 2016 appeared first on The Union Edge: Labor's Talk Radio.
Easier organizing to come
Jim Chase of Work in Progress Radio joins us to talk about the latest organizing news in Michigan, and how the new rules will be assisting in the ease of organizing in the future. The post Easier organizing to come appeared first on The Union Edge:...
Two unions partner to help low wage workers
Frank Emspak of Workers Independent News joins us to talk about an AFSCME and SEIU partnership, working together to organize fast food and other low wage workers. Josh Smith, reporter with the Economic Policy Institute joins us to talk about his...
Farewell Colbert Nation
Media Matters Researcher Eric Boehlert joins us to talk about the farewell this week to the Colbert Naiton. POLITICO Tech Reporter Kate Tummarello joins us to talk about the article “White House to Tech: Chin up on Immigration.” The post Farewell...
Adding jobs in Western PA
Pennsylvania AFL-CIO Secretary Treasurer Frank Snyder joins us to talk about the new Cracker plant being built in Western Pa. The post Adding jobs in Western PA appeared first on The Union Edge: Labor's Talk Radio.
When Right to Work comes to your town
Kentucky AFL-CIO President Bill Londrigan joins us to talk about what happens when Right to Work enters a community, and the influence big corporations and groups like ALEC have over employers. The post When Right to Work comes to your town appeared...
New rules for unionizing a workplace
Solidarity news feature, then Chris Garlock of the DC Labor Council joins us to talk about new rules for unionizing in the workplace, and the positive impact of these changes. The post New rules for unionizing a workplace appeared first on The Union...
Labor Board rules email use is ok
Tim Delvaney, Reporter with The Hill, joins us to talk about, “Labor Board: Workers can use company email for union activity.” Doug Cunningham of Workers Independent News joins us to talk about the issues facing working people, United Auto Workers,...
Misleading cost of net neutrality
Tim Noah, Labor and Employment Editor for POLITICO, joins us to talk about the NLRB boosting unions’ organizing leverage. Craig Harrington of Media Matters joins us to talk about how USA Today amplifies misleading estimate on cost of net neutrality....
Veteran training; Fracking in parks pt 1
Richard Passerelli, Business Manager of UWUA Local 18007 out of Chicago, joins us to talk about their training program for veterans and young men and women. Part 1: Dr. Patricia DeMarco, Scientist and visiting researcher with Carnegie Mellon...
Immigration explained in a way that won’t put you to sleep
Deb Kline from Cleveland Jobs with Justice gives us a clear and concise summary of what the President’s executive order on immigration means in real life. The post Immigration explained in a way that won’t put you to sleep appeared first on The Union...
Fixing healthcare is simpler than we think
Healthcare professional and former candidate Erin McClelland joins Angela Baughman and Brittany Sheets to discuss this simplest way of reducing healthcare costs in the US: reducing medical errors. The post Fixing healthcare is simpler than we think...
Looking ahead: big Supreme Court election
Former PA Senator Allen Kukovitch and Former Congressman of the PA 12th District Mark Critz join us to talk about the hard hitting issues facing constituents, and the importance of off year elections. The post Looking ahead: big Supreme Court election...
Mine safety back in the news
Brandy Messer, Campaign Manager for the West Virginia AFL-CIO joins us to talk about hard pressing issues such as Right to Work, prevailing wages, mine safety, and legislative issues facing state government in the upcoming legislative season. The post...
Education Watchdog Butch Santicola joins us to talk about getting the younger generations involved, and the importance of carrying on the message of solidarity into the future. The post Education Watchdog appeared first on The Union Edge: Labor's Talk...
Solidarity & International Labor Movements
Berry Craig of the Kentucky Labor Institute and the Western Kentucky AFL-CIO Area Labor Council joins us to talk about the post election plan for democrats, and the number of voters around the state that make up the different parties. Kathy Cummings,...
Conservative media downplays torture
Steve Shepard, Campaigns and Elections Editor for POLITICO, joins us to talk about ‘Snyder, eying 2016, to take Detroit success story on the road.’ Media Matters Researcher Eric Boehlert joins us to talk about Right-Winged media’s trend of looking at...
Biologist of Fracking in Public Parks
Dr. Patricia DeMarco, Scientist and visiting researcher with Carnegie Mellon University joins us to talk about fracking in Allegheny County Parks, and the dangers this holds to residents and visitors of the area. The post Biologist of Fracking in...
EPI on overlooked but important parts of education
Elaine Weiss, the National Coordinator of the Broader Bolder Approach to Education Campaign at EPI, joins us to talk about her report on the importance of non-cognitive skills in the classroom, and how they benefit student development. The post EPI on...
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