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The Valley Labor Report is a weekly talk radio show from Huntsville Alabama hosted by Jacob Morrison and Adam Keller. We focus on organized labor, worker, civil and human rights. The show airs live every Saturday from 9:30AM – 11AM on both YouTube and WVNN Huntsville, 92.5 FM, on Saturdays at 5:00 AM on WHIV New Orleans, 102.3 FM, and on Tuesdays at 5:00 PM on WZZA Muscle Shoals, 1410 AM, and as a widely available podcast. We cover local, state, and national news for workers, by workers. The hosts hope specifically to educate the audience about the power they have through organizing and solidarity. Watch on YouTube and listen later where you get your favorite podcasts. You can support this show through the following links: http://patreon.com/thevalleylaborreport https://unionly.io/o/tvlr/support-the-valley-labor-report https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCiLKIzygHK55vhP-OwrUs4A https://twitter.com/LaborReporters https://www.twitch.tv/valleylaborreport Call In: 844-899-TVLR (8857) Leave a Voice Mail, Text, or Talk Live On Air

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The Valley Labor Report is a weekly talk radio show from Huntsville Alabama hosted by Jacob Morrison and Adam Keller. We focus on organized labor, worker, civil and human rights. The show airs live every Saturday from 9:30AM – 11AM on both YouTube and WVNN Huntsville, 92.5 FM, on Saturdays at 5:00 AM on WHIV New Orleans, 102.3 FM, and on Tuesdays at 5:00 PM on WZZA Muscle Shoals, 1410 AM, and as a widely available podcast. We cover local, state, and national news for workers, by workers. The hosts hope specifically to educate the audience about the power they have through organizing and solidarity. Watch on YouTube and listen later where you get your favorite podcasts. You can support this show through the following links: http://patreon.com/thevalleylaborreport https://unionly.io/o/tvlr/support-the-valley-labor-report https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCiLKIzygHK55vhP-OwrUs4A https://twitter.com/LaborReporters https://www.twitch.tv/valleylaborreport Call In: 844-899-TVLR (8857) Leave a Voice Mail, Text, or Talk Live On Air

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Interview with Congressional Candidate Elizabeth Anderson - TVLR 7/13/24

7/16/2024
Jacob's out, Adam takes the reins. ✦ ABOUT ✦ The Valley Labor Report is the only union talk radio show in Alabama, elevating struggles for justice and fairness on the job, educating folks about how they can do the same, and bringing relevant news to workers in Alabama and beyond. Our single largest source of revenue *is our listeners* so your support really matters and helps us stay on the air! Make a one time donation or become a monthly donor on our website or patreon: TVLR.FM Patreon.com/thevalleylaborreport Visit our official website for more info on the show, membership, our sponsors, merch, and more: https://www.tvlr.fm Follow TVLR on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TheValleyLab... Follow TVLR on Twitter: @LaborReporters Follow Jacob on Twitter: @JacobM_AL Follow TVLR Co-Creator David Story on Twitter: @RadiclUnionist ✦ CONTACT US ✦ Our phone number is 844-899-TVLR (8857), call or text us live on air, or leave us a voicemail and we might play it during the show! ✦ OUR ADVERTISERS KEEP US ON THE AIR! ✦ Support them if you can. The attorneys at MAPLES, TUCKER, AND JACOB fight for working people. Let them represent you in your workplace injury claim. Mtandj.com; (855) 617-9333 The MACHINISTS UNION represents workers in several industries including healthcare, the defense industry, woodworking, and more. iamaw44.org (256) 286-3704 / organize@iamaw44.org Do you need good union laborers on your construction site, or do you want a union construction job? Reach out to the IRONWORKERS LOCAL 477. Ironworkers477.org 256-383-3334 (Jeb Miles) / local477@bellsouth.net The NORTH ALABAMA DSA is looking for folks to work for a better North Alabama, fighting for liberty and justice for all. Contact / Join: DSANorthAlabama@gmail.com IBEW LOCAL 136 is a group of over 900 electricians and electrical workers providing our area with the finest workforce in the construction industry. You belong here. ibew136.org Contact: (205) 833-0909 IFPTE - We are engineers, scientists, nonprofit employees, technicians, lawyers, and many other professions who have joined together to have a greater voice in our careers. With over 80,000 members spread across the U.S. and Canada, we invite you and your colleagues to consider the benefits of engaging in collective bargaining. IFPTE.org Contact: (202) 239-4880 THE HUNTSVILLE INDUSTRIAL WORKERS OF THE WORLD is a union open to any and all working people. Call or email them today to begin organizing your workplace - wherever it is. On the Web: https://hsviww.org/ Contact: (256) 651-6707 / organize@hsviww.org ENERGY ALABAMA is accelerating Alabama’s transition to sustainable energy. We are a nonprofit membership-based organization that has advocated for clean energy in Alabama since 2014. Our work is based on three pillars: education, advocacy, and technical assistance. Energy Alabama on the Web: https://alcse.org/ Contact: (256) 812-1431 / dtait@energyalabama.org The Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union represents in a wide range of industries, including but not limited to retail, grocery stores, poultry processing, dairy processing, cereal processing, soda bottlers, bakeries, health care, hotels, manufacturing, public sector workers like crossing guards, sanitation, and highway workers, warehouses, building services, and distribution. Learn more at RWDSU.info The American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE) is the largest federal employee union proudly representing 700,000 federal and D.C. government workers nationwide and overseas. Learn more at AFGE.org Are you looking for a better future, a career that can have you set for life, and to be a part of something that’s bigger than yourself? Consider a skilled trades apprenticeship with the International Union of Painters and Allied Trades. Learn more at IUPAT.org Unionly is a union-focused company created specifically to support organized labor. We believe that providing online payments should be simple, safe, and...

Duration:01:30:18

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OVERTIME: Labor Writer Hamilton Nolan on the State of Labor Today - TVLR 7/6/24

7/11/2024
In OVERTIME, we talk to Hamilton Nolan talks to us about the UFCW, UNITE HERE, and his book: The Hammer. The NEA staff is striking AND we take your calls: 844-899-TVLR ✦ ABOUT ✦ The Valley Labor Report is the only union talk radio show in Alabama, elevating struggles for justice and fairness on the job, educating folks about how they can do the same, and bringing relevant news to workers in Alabama and beyond. Our single largest source of revenue *is our listeners* so your support really matters and helps us stay on the air! Make a one time donation or become a monthly donor on our website or patreon: TVLR.FM Patreon.com/thevalleylaborreport Visit our official website for more info on the show, membership, our sponsors, merch, and more: https://www.tvlr.fm Follow TVLR on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TheValleyLab... Follow TVLR on Twitter: @LaborReporters Follow Jacob on Twitter: @JacobM_AL Follow TVLR Co-Creator David Story on Twitter: @RadiclUnionist ✦ CONTACT US ✦ Our phone number is 844-899-TVLR (8857), call or text us live on air, or leave us a voicemail and we might play it during the show! ✦ OUR ADVERTISERS KEEP US ON THE AIR! ✦ Support them if you can. The attorneys at MAPLES, TUCKER, AND JACOB fight for working people. Let them represent you in your workplace injury claim. Mtandj.com; (855) 617-9333 The MACHINISTS UNION represents workers in several industries including healthcare, the defense industry, woodworking, and more. iamaw44.org (256) 286-3704 / organize@iamaw44.org Do you need good union laborers on your construction site, or do you want a union construction job? Reach out to the IRONWORKERS LOCAL 477. Ironworkers477.org 256-383-3334 (Jeb Miles) / local477@bellsouth.net The NORTH ALABAMA DSA is looking for folks to work for a better North Alabama, fighting for liberty and justice for all. Contact / Join: DSANorthAlabama@gmail.com IBEW LOCAL 136 is a group of over 900 electricians and electrical workers providing our area with the finest workforce in the construction industry. You belong here. ibew136.org Contact: (205) 833-0909 IFPTE - We are engineers, scientists, nonprofit employees, technicians, lawyers, and many other professions who have joined together to have a greater voice in our careers. With over 80,000 members spread across the U.S. and Canada, we invite you and your colleagues to consider the benefits of engaging in collective bargaining. IFPTE.org Contact: (202) 239-4880 THE HUNTSVILLE INDUSTRIAL WORKERS OF THE WORLD is a union open to any and all working people. Call or email them today to begin organizing your workplace - wherever it is. On the Web: https://hsviww.org/ Contact: (256) 651-6707 / organize@hsviww.org ENERGY ALABAMA is accelerating Alabama’s transition to sustainable energy. We are a nonprofit membership-based organization that has advocated for clean energy in Alabama since 2014. Our work is based on three pillars: education, advocacy, and technical assistance. Energy Alabama on the Web: https://alcse.org/ Contact: (256) 812-1431 / dtait@energyalabama.org The Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union represents in a wide range of industries, including but not limited to retail, grocery stores, poultry processing, dairy processing, cereal processing, soda bottlers, bakeries, health care, hotels, manufacturing, public sector workers like crossing guards, sanitation, and highway workers, warehouses, building services, and distribution. Learn more at RWDSU.info The American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE) is the largest federal employee union proudly representing 700,000 federal and D.C. government workers nationwide and overseas. Learn more at AFGE.org Are you looking for a better future, a career that can have you set for life, and to be a part of something that’s bigger than yourself? Consider a skilled trades apprenticeship with the International Union of Painters and Allied Trades. Learn more at IUPAT.org Unionly is a union-focused...

Duration:01:18:14

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Mine Workers SLAM Republicans for Killing Life Saving Mine Regulations - TVLR 7/6/24

7/9/2024
We talk to Marisa about the fight over libraries in Alabama. Otis from the Ironworkers talks about their apprenticeship program. The UMWA is slamming republicans for trying to kill a life saving rule at the Mine Safety and Health Administration. In OVERTIME, we talk to Hamilton Nolan talks to us about the UFCW, UNITE HERE, and his book: The Hammer. The NEA staff is striking AND we take your calls: 844-899-TVLR ✦ ABOUT ✦ The Valley Labor Report is the only union talk radio show in Alabama, elevating struggles for justice and fairness on the job, educating folks about how they can do the same, and bringing relevant news to workers in Alabama and beyond. Our single largest source of revenue *is our listeners* so your support really matters and helps us stay on the air! Make a one time donation or become a monthly donor on our website or patreon: TVLR.FM Patreon.com/thevalleylaborreport Visit our official website for more info on the show, membership, our sponsors, merch, and more: https://www.tvlr.fm Follow TVLR on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TheValleyLab... Follow TVLR on Twitter: @LaborReporters Follow Jacob on Twitter: @JacobM_AL Follow TVLR Co-Creator David Story on Twitter: @RadiclUnionist ✦ CONTACT US ✦ Our phone number is 844-899-TVLR (8857), call or text us live on air, or leave us a voicemail and we might play it during the show! ✦ OUR ADVERTISERS KEEP US ON THE AIR! ✦ Support them if you can. The attorneys at MAPLES, TUCKER, AND JACOB fight for working people. Let them represent you in your workplace injury claim. Mtandj.com; (855) 617-9333 The MACHINISTS UNION represents workers in several industries including healthcare, the defense industry, woodworking, and more. iamaw44.org (256) 286-3704 / organize@iamaw44.org Do you need good union laborers on your construction site, or do you want a union construction job? Reach out to the IRONWORKERS LOCAL 477. Ironworkers477.org 256-383-3334 (Jeb Miles) / local477@bellsouth.net The NORTH ALABAMA DSA is looking for folks to work for a better North Alabama, fighting for liberty and justice for all. Contact / Join: DSANorthAlabama@gmail.com IBEW LOCAL 136 is a group of over 900 electricians and electrical workers providing our area with the finest workforce in the construction industry. You belong here. ibew136.org Contact: (205) 833-0909 IFPTE - We are engineers, scientists, nonprofit employees, technicians, lawyers, and many other professions who have joined together to have a greater voice in our careers. With over 80,000 members spread across the U.S. and Canada, we invite you and your colleagues to consider the benefits of engaging in collective bargaining. IFPTE.org Contact: (202) 239-4880 THE HUNTSVILLE INDUSTRIAL WORKERS OF THE WORLD is a union open to any and all working people. Call or email them today to begin organizing your workplace - wherever it is. On the Web: https://hsviww.org/ Contact: (256) 651-6707 / organize@hsviww.org ENERGY ALABAMA is accelerating Alabama’s transition to sustainable energy. We are a nonprofit membership-based organization that has advocated for clean energy in Alabama since 2014. Our work is based on three pillars: education, advocacy, and technical assistance. Energy Alabama on the Web: https://alcse.org/ Contact: (256) 812-1431 / dtait@energyalabama.org The Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union represents in a wide range of industries, including but not limited to retail, grocery stores, poultry processing, dairy processing, cereal processing, soda bottlers, bakeries, health care, hotels, manufacturing, public sector workers like crossing guards, sanitation, and highway workers, warehouses, building services, and distribution. Learn more at RWDSU.info The American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE) is the largest federal employee union proudly representing 700,000 federal and D.C. government workers nationwide and overseas. Learn more at AFGE.org Are you looking for a better future, a...

Duration:01:29:18

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OVERTIME: Rail Workers SLAM Misleadership as Negotiations Approach and the Rail Labor Coalition Crumbles - TVLR 6/29/24

7/4/2024
In OVERTIME, talk to rail workers about the recent spat between BLET and SMART, and bring you the latest on Not Gay Jared's labor troubles with Steven Crowder ✦ ABOUT ✦ The Valley Labor Report is the only union talk radio show in Alabama, elevating struggles for justice and fairness on the job, educating folks about how they can do the same, and bringing relevant news to workers in Alabama and beyond. Our single largest source of revenue *is our listeners* so your support really matters and helps us stay on the air! Make a one time donation or become a monthly donor on our website or patreon: TVLR.FM Patreon.com/thevalleylaborreport Visit our official website for more info on the show, membership, our sponsors, merch, and more: https://www.tvlr.fm Follow TVLR on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TheValleyLab... Follow TVLR on Twitter: @LaborReporters Follow Jacob on Twitter: @JacobM_AL Follow TVLR Co-Creator David Story on Twitter: @RadiclUnionist ✦ CONTACT US ✦ Our phone number is 844-899-TVLR (8857), call or text us live on air, or leave us a voicemail and we might play it during the show! ✦ OUR ADVERTISERS KEEP US ON THE AIR! ✦ Support them if you can. The attorneys at MAPLES, TUCKER, AND JACOB fight for working people. Let them represent you in your workplace injury claim. Mtandj.com; (855) 617-9333 The MACHINISTS UNION represents workers in several industries including healthcare, the defense industry, woodworking, and more. iamaw44.org (256) 286-3704 / organize@iamaw44.org Do you need good union laborers on your construction site, or do you want a union construction job? Reach out to the IRONWORKERS LOCAL 477. Ironworkers477.org 256-383-3334 (Jeb Miles) / local477@bellsouth.net The NORTH ALABAMA DSA is looking for folks to work for a better North Alabama, fighting for liberty and justice for all. Contact / Join: DSANorthAlabama@gmail.com IBEW LOCAL 136 is a group of over 900 electricians and electrical workers providing our area with the finest workforce in the construction industry. You belong here. ibew136.org Contact: (205) 833-0909 IFPTE - We are engineers, scientists, nonprofit employees, technicians, lawyers, and many other professions who have joined together to have a greater voice in our careers. With over 80,000 members spread across the U.S. and Canada, we invite you and your colleagues to consider the benefits of engaging in collective bargaining. IFPTE.org Contact: (202) 239-4880 THE HUNTSVILLE INDUSTRIAL WORKERS OF THE WORLD is a union open to any and all working people. Call or email them today to begin organizing your workplace - wherever it is. On the Web: https://hsviww.org/ Contact: (256) 651-6707 / organize@hsviww.org ENERGY ALABAMA is accelerating Alabama’s transition to sustainable energy. We are a nonprofit membership-based organization that has advocated for clean energy in Alabama since 2014. Our work is based on three pillars: education, advocacy, and technical assistance. Energy Alabama on the Web: https://alcse.org/ Contact: (256) 812-1431 / dtait@energyalabama.org The Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union represents in a wide range of industries, including but not limited to retail, grocery stores, poultry processing, dairy processing, cereal processing, soda bottlers, bakeries, health care, hotels, manufacturing, public sector workers like crossing guards, sanitation, and highway workers, warehouses, building services, and distribution. Learn more at RWDSU.info The American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE) is the largest federal employee union proudly representing 700,000 federal and D.C. government workers nationwide and overseas. Learn more at AFGE.org Are you looking for a better future, a career that can have you set for life, and to be a part of something that’s bigger than yourself? Consider a skilled trades apprenticeship with the International Union of Painters and Allied Trades. Learn more at IUPAT.org Unionly is a union-focused company...

Duration:01:31:31

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The Failed Southern Economic Model and How We Can Fix It - TVLR 6/29/24

7/2/2024
We talk to Chandra Childers from the Economic Policy Institute about the Southern Economic Model. Bolivia just experienced and beat back a mini-coup. ✦ ABOUT ✦ The Valley Labor Report is the only union talk radio show in Alabama, elevating struggles for justice and fairness on the job, educating folks about how they can do the same, and bringing relevant news to workers in Alabama and beyond. Our single largest source of revenue *is our listeners* so your support really matters and helps us stay on the air! Make a one time donation or become a monthly donor on our website or patreon: TVLR.FM Patreon.com/thevalleylaborreport Visit our official website for more info on the show, membership, our sponsors, merch, and more: https://www.tvlr.fm Follow TVLR on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TheValleyLab... Follow TVLR on Twitter: @LaborReporters Follow Jacob on Twitter: @JacobM_AL Follow TVLR Co-Creator David Story on Twitter: @RadiclUnionist ✦ CONTACT US ✦ Our phone number is 844-899-TVLR (8857), call or text us live on air, or leave us a voicemail and we might play it during the show! ✦ OUR ADVERTISERS KEEP US ON THE AIR! ✦ Support them if you can. The attorneys at MAPLES, TUCKER, AND JACOB fight for working people. Let them represent you in your workplace injury claim. Mtandj.com; (855) 617-9333 The MACHINISTS UNION represents workers in several industries including healthcare, the defense industry, woodworking, and more. iamaw44.org (256) 286-3704 / organize@iamaw44.org Do you need good union laborers on your construction site, or do you want a union construction job? Reach out to the IRONWORKERS LOCAL 477. Ironworkers477.org 256-383-3334 (Jeb Miles) / local477@bellsouth.net The NORTH ALABAMA DSA is looking for folks to work for a better North Alabama, fighting for liberty and justice for all. Contact / Join: DSANorthAlabama@gmail.com IBEW LOCAL 136 is a group of over 900 electricians and electrical workers providing our area with the finest workforce in the construction industry. You belong here. ibew136.org Contact: (205) 833-0909 IFPTE - We are engineers, scientists, nonprofit employees, technicians, lawyers, and many other professions who have joined together to have a greater voice in our careers. With over 80,000 members spread across the U.S. and Canada, we invite you and your colleagues to consider the benefits of engaging in collective bargaining. IFPTE.org Contact: (202) 239-4880 THE HUNTSVILLE INDUSTRIAL WORKERS OF THE WORLD is a union open to any and all working people. Call or email them today to begin organizing your workplace - wherever it is. On the Web: https://hsviww.org/ Contact: (256) 651-6707 / organize@hsviww.org ENERGY ALABAMA is accelerating Alabama’s transition to sustainable energy. We are a nonprofit membership-based organization that has advocated for clean energy in Alabama since 2014. Our work is based on three pillars: education, advocacy, and technical assistance. Energy Alabama on the Web: https://alcse.org/ Contact: (256) 812-1431 / dtait@energyalabama.org The Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union represents in a wide range of industries, including but not limited to retail, grocery stores, poultry processing, dairy processing, cereal processing, soda bottlers, bakeries, health care, hotels, manufacturing, public sector workers like crossing guards, sanitation, and highway workers, warehouses, building services, and distribution. Learn more at RWDSU.info The American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE) is the largest federal employee union proudly representing 700,000 federal and D.C. government workers nationwide and overseas. Learn more at AFGE.org Are you looking for a better future, a career that can have you set for life, and to be a part of something that’s bigger than yourself? Consider a skilled trades apprenticeship with the International Union of Painters and Allied Trades. Learn more at IUPAT.org Unionly is a union-focused company created...

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OVERTIME: Lessons on Union Militancy, Pragmatism, and Idealism with Former UAW Organizer Jon Melrod - TVLR 6/22/24

6/27/2024
In OVERTIME we talk to Jon Melrod about his time organizing in the auto industry. CALL IN: 844-899-TVLR (8857) ✦ ABOUT ✦ The Valley Labor Report is the only union talk radio show in Alabama, elevating struggles for justice and fairness on the job, educating folks about how they can do the same, and bringing relevant news to workers in Alabama and beyond. Our single largest source of revenue *is our listeners* so your support really matters and helps us stay on the air! Make a one time donation or become a monthly donor on our website or patreon: TVLR.FM Patreon.com/thevalleylaborreport Visit our official website for more info on the show, membership, our sponsors, merch, and more: https://www.tvlr.fm Follow TVLR on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TheValleyLab... Follow TVLR on Twitter: @LaborReporters Follow Jacob on Twitter: @JacobM_AL Follow TVLR Co-Creator David Story on Twitter: @RadiclUnionist ✦ CONTACT US ✦ Our phone number is 844-899-TVLR (8857), call or text us live on air, or leave us a voicemail and we might play it during the show! ✦ OUR ADVERTISERS KEEP US ON THE AIR! ✦ Support them if you can. The attorneys at MAPLES, TUCKER, AND JACOB fight for working people. Let them represent you in your workplace injury claim. Mtandj.com; (855) 617-9333 The MACHINISTS UNION represents workers in several industries including healthcare, the defense industry, woodworking, and more. iamaw44.org (256) 286-3704 / organize@iamaw44.org Do you need good union laborers on your construction site, or do you want a union construction job? Reach out to the IRONWORKERS LOCAL 477. Ironworkers477.org 256-383-3334 (Jeb Miles) / local477@bellsouth.net The NORTH ALABAMA DSA is looking for folks to work for a better North Alabama, fighting for liberty and justice for all. Contact / Join: DSANorthAlabama@gmail.com IBEW LOCAL 136 is a group of over 900 electricians and electrical workers providing our area with the finest workforce in the construction industry. You belong here. ibew136.org Contact: (205) 833-0909 IFPTE - We are engineers, scientists, nonprofit employees, technicians, lawyers, and many other professions who have joined together to have a greater voice in our careers. With over 80,000 members spread across the U.S. and Canada, we invite you and your colleagues to consider the benefits of engaging in collective bargaining. IFPTE.org Contact: (202) 239-4880 THE HUNTSVILLE INDUSTRIAL WORKERS OF THE WORLD is a union open to any and all working people. Call or email them today to begin organizing your workplace - wherever it is. On the Web: https://hsviww.org/ Contact: (256) 651-6707 / organize@hsviww.org ENERGY ALABAMA is accelerating Alabama’s transition to sustainable energy. We are a nonprofit membership-based organization that has advocated for clean energy in Alabama since 2014. Our work is based on three pillars: education, advocacy, and technical assistance. Energy Alabama on the Web: https://alcse.org/ Contact: (256) 812-1431 / dtait@energyalabama.org The Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union represents in a wide range of industries, including but not limited to retail, grocery stores, poultry processing, dairy processing, cereal processing, soda bottlers, bakeries, health care, hotels, manufacturing, public sector workers like crossing guards, sanitation, and highway workers, warehouses, building services, and distribution. Learn more at RWDSU.info The American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE) is the largest federal employee union proudly representing 700,000 federal and D.C. government workers nationwide and overseas. Learn more at AFGE.org Are you looking for a better future, a career that can have you set for life, and to be a part of something that’s bigger than yourself? Consider a skilled trades apprenticeship with the International Union of Painters and Allied Trades. Learn more at IUPAT.org Unionly is a union-focused company created specifically to support organized labor....

Duration:01:46:55

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Alabama's New Economy Will Be Built By Opioid Profiteers - TVLR 6/22/24

6/25/2024
We talk to Gabriella Spielberg about her recent More Perfect Union video about McKinsey, update yall on the latest at Mercedes, and break down some dumb BS about California's minimum wage. In OVERTIME we talk to Jon Melrod about his time organizing in the auto industry. CALL IN: 844-899-TVLR (8857) ✦ ABOUT ✦ The Valley Labor Report is the only union talk radio show in Alabama, elevating struggles for justice and fairness on the job, educating folks about how they can do the same, and bringing relevant news to workers in Alabama and beyond. Our single largest source of revenue *is our listeners* so your support really matters and helps us stay on the air! Make a one time donation or become a monthly donor on our website or patreon: TVLR.FM Patreon.com/thevalleylaborreport Visit our official website for more info on the show, membership, our sponsors, merch, and more: https://www.tvlr.fm Follow TVLR on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TheValleyLab... Follow TVLR on Twitter: @LaborReporters Follow Jacob on Twitter: @JacobM_AL Follow TVLR Co-Creator David Story on Twitter: @RadiclUnionist ✦ CONTACT US ✦ Our phone number is 844-899-TVLR (8857), call or text us live on air, or leave us a voicemail and we might play it during the show! ✦ OUR ADVERTISERS KEEP US ON THE AIR! ✦ Support them if you can. The attorneys at MAPLES, TUCKER, AND JACOB fight for working people. Let them represent you in your workplace injury claim. Mtandj.com; (855) 617-9333 The MACHINISTS UNION represents workers in several industries including healthcare, the defense industry, woodworking, and more. iamaw44.org (256) 286-3704 / organize@iamaw44.org Do you need good union laborers on your construction site, or do you want a union construction job? Reach out to the IRONWORKERS LOCAL 477. Ironworkers477.org 256-383-3334 (Jeb Miles) / local477@bellsouth.net The NORTH ALABAMA DSA is looking for folks to work for a better North Alabama, fighting for liberty and justice for all. Contact / Join: DSANorthAlabama@gmail.com IBEW LOCAL 136 is a group of over 900 electricians and electrical workers providing our area with the finest workforce in the construction industry. You belong here. ibew136.org Contact: (205) 833-0909 IFPTE - We are engineers, scientists, nonprofit employees, technicians, lawyers, and many other professions who have joined together to have a greater voice in our careers. With over 80,000 members spread across the U.S. and Canada, we invite you and your colleagues to consider the benefits of engaging in collective bargaining. IFPTE.org Contact: (202) 239-4880 THE HUNTSVILLE INDUSTRIAL WORKERS OF THE WORLD is a union open to any and all working people. Call or email them today to begin organizing your workplace - wherever it is. On the Web: https://hsviww.org/ Contact: (256) 651-6707 / organize@hsviww.org ENERGY ALABAMA is accelerating Alabama’s transition to sustainable energy. We are a nonprofit membership-based organization that has advocated for clean energy in Alabama since 2014. Our work is based on three pillars: education, advocacy, and technical assistance. Energy Alabama on the Web: https://alcse.org/ Contact: (256) 812-1431 / dtait@energyalabama.org The Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union represents in a wide range of industries, including but not limited to retail, grocery stores, poultry processing, dairy processing, cereal processing, soda bottlers, bakeries, health care, hotels, manufacturing, public sector workers like crossing guards, sanitation, and highway workers, warehouses, building services, and distribution. Learn more at RWDSU.info The American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE) is the largest federal employee union proudly representing 700,000 federal and D.C. government workers nationwide and overseas. Learn more at AFGE.org Are you looking for a better future, a career that can have you set for life, and to be a part of something that’s bigger than yourself? Consider a skilled...

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OVERTIME: DSA is Helping Workers Organize Workers - TVLR 6/15/24

6/20/2024
In OVERTIME, we talk to Shayna Elliot from DSA Labor about their Workers Organizing Workers program. We also take a look at Elon Musk's compensation package, and the recent SCOTUS decision in the Starbucks v NLRB case. ✦ ABOUT ✦ The Valley Labor Report is the only union talk radio show in Alabama, elevating struggles for justice and fairness on the job, educating folks about how they can do the same, and bringing relevant news to workers in Alabama and beyond. Our single largest source of revenue *is our listeners* so your support really matters and helps us stay on the air! Make a one time donation or become a monthly donor on our website or patreon: TVLR.FM Patreon.com/thevalleylaborreport Visit our official website for more info on the show, membership, our sponsors, merch, and more: https://www.tvlr.fm Follow TVLR on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TheValleyLab... Follow TVLR on Twitter: @LaborReporters Follow Jacob on Twitter: @JacobM_AL Follow TVLR Co-Creator David Story on Twitter: @RadiclUnionist ✦ CONTACT US ✦ Our phone number is 844-899-TVLR (8857), call or text us live on air, or leave us a voicemail and we might play it during the show! ✦ OUR ADVERTISERS KEEP US ON THE AIR! ✦ Support them if you can. The attorneys at MAPLES, TUCKER, AND JACOB fight for working people. Let them represent you in your workplace injury claim. Mtandj.com; (855) 617-9333 The MACHINISTS UNION represents workers in several industries including healthcare, the defense industry, woodworking, and more. iamaw44.org (256) 286-3704 / organize@iamaw44.org Do you need good union laborers on your construction site, or do you want a union construction job? Reach out to the IRONWORKERS LOCAL 477. Ironworkers477.org 256-383-3334 (Jeb Miles) / local477@bellsouth.net The NORTH ALABAMA DSA is looking for folks to work for a better North Alabama, fighting for liberty and justice for all. Contact / Join: DSANorthAlabama@gmail.com IBEW LOCAL 136 is a group of over 900 electricians and electrical workers providing our area with the finest workforce in the construction industry. You belong here. ibew136.org Contact: (205) 833-0909 IFPTE - We are engineers, scientists, nonprofit employees, technicians, lawyers, and many other professions who have joined together to have a greater voice in our careers. With over 80,000 members spread across the U.S. and Canada, we invite you and your colleagues to consider the benefits of engaging in collective bargaining. IFPTE.org Contact: (202) 239-4880 THE HUNTSVILLE INDUSTRIAL WORKERS OF THE WORLD is a union open to any and all working people. Call or email them today to begin organizing your workplace - wherever it is. On the Web: https://hsviww.org/ Contact: (256) 651-6707 / organize@hsviww.org ENERGY ALABAMA is accelerating Alabama’s transition to sustainable energy. We are a nonprofit membership-based organization that has advocated for clean energy in Alabama since 2014. Our work is based on three pillars: education, advocacy, and technical assistance. Energy Alabama on the Web: https://alcse.org/ Contact: (256) 812-1431 / dtait@energyalabama.org The Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union represents in a wide range of industries, including but not limited to retail, grocery stores, poultry processing, dairy processing, cereal processing, soda bottlers, bakeries, health care, hotels, manufacturing, public sector workers like crossing guards, sanitation, and highway workers, warehouses, building services, and distribution. Learn more at RWDSU.info The American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE) is the largest federal employee union proudly representing 700,000 federal and D.C. government workers nationwide and overseas. Learn more at AFGE.org Are you looking for a better future, a career that can have you set for life, and to be a part of something that’s bigger than yourself? Consider a skilled trades apprenticeship with the International Union of Painters and Allied Trades....

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EXPLAINED: How Virginia Educators Won the Biggest Union Election in Years (Decades??) - TVLR 6/15/24

6/18/2024
We follow up with the Virginia education unions after their big win in Fairfax. We talk about the union difference at UPS, and how the Spotify CEO is too rich. In OVERTIME, we talk to Shayna Elliot from DSA Labor about their Workers Organizing Workers program. We also take a look at Elon Musk's compensation package, and the recent SCOTUS decision in the Starbucks v NLRB case. ✦ ABOUT ✦ The Valley Labor Report is the only union talk radio show in Alabama, elevating struggles for justice and fairness on the job, educating folks about how they can do the same, and bringing relevant news to workers in Alabama and beyond. Our single largest source of revenue *is our listeners* so your support really matters and helps us stay on the air! Make a one time donation or become a monthly donor on our website or patreon: TVLR.FM Patreon.com/thevalleylaborreport Visit our official website for more info on the show, membership, our sponsors, merch, and more: https://www.tvlr.fm Follow TVLR on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TheValleyLab... Follow TVLR on Twitter: @LaborReporters Follow Jacob on Twitter: @JacobM_AL Follow TVLR Co-Creator David Story on Twitter: @RadiclUnionist ✦ CONTACT US ✦ Our phone number is 844-899-TVLR (8857), call or text us live on air, or leave us a voicemail and we might play it during the show! ✦ OUR ADVERTISERS KEEP US ON THE AIR! ✦ Support them if you can. The attorneys at MAPLES, TUCKER, AND JACOB fight for working people. Let them represent you in your workplace injury claim. Mtandj.com; (855) 617-9333 The MACHINISTS UNION represents workers in several industries including healthcare, the defense industry, woodworking, and more. iamaw44.org (256) 286-3704 / organize@iamaw44.org Do you need good union laborers on your construction site, or do you want a union construction job? Reach out to the IRONWORKERS LOCAL 477. Ironworkers477.org 256-383-3334 (Jeb Miles) / local477@bellsouth.net The NORTH ALABAMA DSA is looking for folks to work for a better North Alabama, fighting for liberty and justice for all. Contact / Join: DSANorthAlabama@gmail.com IBEW LOCAL 136 is a group of over 900 electricians and electrical workers providing our area with the finest workforce in the construction industry. You belong here. ibew136.org Contact: (205) 833-0909 IFPTE - We are engineers, scientists, nonprofit employees, technicians, lawyers, and many other professions who have joined together to have a greater voice in our careers. With over 80,000 members spread across the U.S. and Canada, we invite you and your colleagues to consider the benefits of engaging in collective bargaining. IFPTE.org Contact: (202) 239-4880 THE HUNTSVILLE INDUSTRIAL WORKERS OF THE WORLD is a union open to any and all working people. Call or email them today to begin organizing your workplace - wherever it is. On the Web: https://hsviww.org/ Contact: (256) 651-6707 / organize@hsviww.org ENERGY ALABAMA is accelerating Alabama’s transition to sustainable energy. We are a nonprofit membership-based organization that has advocated for clean energy in Alabama since 2014. Our work is based on three pillars: education, advocacy, and technical assistance. Energy Alabama on the Web: https://alcse.org/ Contact: (256) 812-1431 / dtait@energyalabama.org The Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union represents in a wide range of industries, including but not limited to retail, grocery stores, poultry processing, dairy processing, cereal processing, soda bottlers, bakeries, health care, hotels, manufacturing, public sector workers like crossing guards, sanitation, and highway workers, warehouses, building services, and distribution. Learn more at RWDSU.info The American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE) is the largest federal employee union proudly representing 700,000 federal and D.C. government workers nationwide and overseas. Learn more at AFGE.org Are you looking for a better future, a career that can have you set for life,...

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OVERTIME: Explaining Federal Labor Law w/ Former FLRA Chair Ernie DuBester - TVLR 6/8/24

6/13/2024
In OVERTIME, we talk to Ernie Dubester, former chair of the Federal Labor Relations Authority. UC finally got an injunction and ALU is merging with the Teamsters. ✦ ABOUT ✦ The Valley Labor Report is the only union talk radio show in Alabama, elevating struggles for justice and fairness on the job, educating folks about how they can do the same, and bringing relevant news to workers in Alabama and beyond. Our single largest source of revenue *is our listeners* so your support really matters and helps us stay on the air! Make a one time donation or become a monthly donor on our website or patreon: TVLR.FM Patreon.com/thevalleylaborreport Visit our official website for more info on the show, membership, our sponsors, merch, and more: https://www.tvlr.fm Follow TVLR on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TheValleyLab... Follow TVLR on Twitter: @LaborReporters Follow Jacob on Twitter: @JacobM_AL Follow TVLR Co-Creator David Story on Twitter: @RadiclUnionist ✦ CONTACT US ✦ Our phone number is 844-899-TVLR (8857), call or text us live on air, or leave us a voicemail and we might play it during the show! ✦ OUR ADVERTISERS KEEP US ON THE AIR! ✦ Support them if you can. The attorneys at MAPLES, TUCKER, AND JACOB fight for working people. Let them represent you in your workplace injury claim. Mtandj.com; (855) 617-9333 The MACHINISTS UNION represents workers in several industries including healthcare, the defense industry, woodworking, and more. iamaw44.org (256) 286-3704 / organize@iamaw44.org Do you need good union laborers on your construction site, or do you want a union construction job? Reach out to the IRONWORKERS LOCAL 477. Ironworkers477.org 256-383-3334 (Jeb Miles) / local477@bellsouth.net The NORTH ALABAMA DSA is looking for folks to work for a better North Alabama, fighting for liberty and justice for all. Contact / Join: DSANorthAlabama@gmail.com IBEW LOCAL 136 is a group of over 900 electricians and electrical workers providing our area with the finest workforce in the construction industry. You belong here. ibew136.org Contact: (205) 833-0909 IFPTE - We are engineers, scientists, nonprofit employees, technicians, lawyers, and many other professions who have joined together to have a greater voice in our careers. With over 80,000 members spread across the U.S. and Canada, we invite you and your colleagues to consider the benefits of engaging in collective bargaining. IFPTE.org Contact: (202) 239-4880 THE HUNTSVILLE INDUSTRIAL WORKERS OF THE WORLD is a union open to any and all working people. Call or email them today to begin organizing your workplace - wherever it is. On the Web: https://hsviww.org/ Contact: (256) 651-6707 / organize@hsviww.org ENERGY ALABAMA is accelerating Alabama’s transition to sustainable energy. We are a nonprofit membership-based organization that has advocated for clean energy in Alabama since 2014. Our work is based on three pillars: education, advocacy, and technical assistance. Energy Alabama on the Web: https://alcse.org/ Contact: (256) 812-1431 / dtait@energyalabama.org The Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union represents in a wide range of industries, including but not limited to retail, grocery stores, poultry processing, dairy processing, cereal processing, soda bottlers, bakeries, health care, hotels, manufacturing, public sector workers like crossing guards, sanitation, and highway workers, warehouses, building services, and distribution. Learn more at RWDSU.info The American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE) is the largest federal employee union proudly representing 700,000 federal and D.C. government workers nationwide and overseas. Learn more at AFGE.org Are you looking for a better future, a career that can have you set for life, and to be a part of something that’s bigger than yourself? Consider a skilled trades apprenticeship with the International Union of Painters and Allied Trades. Learn more at IUPAT.org Unionly is a union-focused...

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Armed and Organized Coal Miners Might Just be the Next Big TV Hit - TVLR 6/8/24

6/11/2024
We talk to Mark Brown, creator of Redneck Army, about his pitch for a network drama about the Battle of Blair Mountain. Also: Nigerian workers struck and are making progress on a higher minimum wage. The AEA is bragging about the legislative session for some reason. In OVERTIME, we talk to Ernie Dubester, former chair of the Federal Labor Relations Authority. John Deere is union busting, UC finally got an injunction, and ALU is merging with the Teamsters. ✦ ABOUT ✦ The Valley Labor Report is the only union talk radio show in Alabama, elevating struggles for justice and fairness on the job, educating folks about how they can do the same, and bringing relevant news to workers in Alabama and beyond. Our single largest source of revenue *is our listeners* so your support really matters and helps us stay on the air! Make a one time donation or become a monthly donor on our website or patreon: TVLR.FM Patreon.com/thevalleylaborreport Visit our official website for more info on the show, membership, our sponsors, merch, and more: https://www.tvlr.fm Follow TVLR on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TheValleyLab... Follow TVLR on Twitter: @LaborReporters Follow Jacob on Twitter: @JacobM_AL Follow TVLR Co-Creator David Story on Twitter: @RadiclUnionist ✦ CONTACT US ✦ Our phone number is 844-899-TVLR (8857), call or text us live on air, or leave us a voicemail and we might play it during the show! ✦ OUR ADVERTISERS KEEP US ON THE AIR! ✦ Support them if you can. The attorneys at MAPLES, TUCKER, AND JACOB fight for working people. Let them represent you in your workplace injury claim. Mtandj.com; (855) 617-9333 The MACHINISTS UNION represents workers in several industries including healthcare, the defense industry, woodworking, and more. iamaw44.org (256) 286-3704 / organize@iamaw44.org Do you need good union laborers on your construction site, or do you want a union construction job? Reach out to the IRONWORKERS LOCAL 477. Ironworkers477.org 256-383-3334 (Jeb Miles) / local477@bellsouth.net The NORTH ALABAMA DSA is looking for folks to work for a better North Alabama, fighting for liberty and justice for all. Contact / Join: DSANorthAlabama@gmail.com IBEW LOCAL 136 is a group of over 900 electricians and electrical workers providing our area with the finest workforce in the construction industry. You belong here. ibew136.org Contact: (205) 833-0909 IFPTE - We are engineers, scientists, nonprofit employees, technicians, lawyers, and many other professions who have joined together to have a greater voice in our careers. With over 80,000 members spread across the U.S. and Canada, we invite you and your colleagues to consider the benefits of engaging in collective bargaining. IFPTE.org Contact: (202) 239-4880 THE HUNTSVILLE INDUSTRIAL WORKERS OF THE WORLD is a union open to any and all working people. Call or email them today to begin organizing your workplace - wherever it is. On the Web: https://hsviww.org/ Contact: (256) 651-6707 / organize@hsviww.org ENERGY ALABAMA is accelerating Alabama’s transition to sustainable energy. We are a nonprofit membership-based organization that has advocated for clean energy in Alabama since 2014. Our work is based on three pillars: education, advocacy, and technical assistance. Energy Alabama on the Web: https://alcse.org/ Contact: (256) 812-1431 / dtait@energyalabama.org The Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union represents in a wide range of industries, including but not limited to retail, grocery stores, poultry processing, dairy processing, cereal processing, soda bottlers, bakeries, health care, hotels, manufacturing, public sector workers like crossing guards, sanitation, and highway workers, warehouses, building services, and distribution. Learn more at RWDSU.info The American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE) is the largest federal employee union proudly representing 700,000 federal and D.C. government workers nationwide and overseas. Learn more at...

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OVERTIME: The Wagner Act is Good, Actually with Labor Attorney Brandon Magner - TVLR 6/1/24

6/6/2024
In OVERTIME, we talk to Brandon Magner about the Wagner Act. We also take a look at the farm bill and some good provisions that were kept out of it. ✦ ABOUT ✦ The Valley Labor Report is the only union talk radio show in Alabama, elevating struggles for justice and fairness on the job, educating folks about how they can do the same, and bringing relevant news to workers in Alabama and beyond. Our single largest source of revenue *is our listeners* so your support really matters and helps us stay on the air! Make a one time donation or become a monthly donor on our website or patreon: TVLR.FM Patreon.com/thevalleylaborreport Visit our official website for more info on the show, membership, our sponsors, merch, and more: https://www.tvlr.fm Follow TVLR on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TheValleyLab... Follow TVLR on Twitter: @LaborReporters Follow Jacob on Twitter: @JacobM_AL Follow TVLR Co-Creator David Story on Twitter: @RadiclUnionist ✦ CONTACT US ✦ Our phone number is 844-899-TVLR (8857), call or text us live on air, or leave us a voicemail and we might play it during the show! ✦ OUR ADVERTISERS KEEP US ON THE AIR! ✦ Support them if you can. The attorneys at MAPLES, TUCKER, AND JACOB fight for working people. Let them represent you in your workplace injury claim. Mtandj.com; (855) 617-9333 The MACHINISTS UNION represents workers in several industries including healthcare, the defense industry, woodworking, and more. iamaw44.org (256) 286-3704 / organize@iamaw44.org Do you need good union laborers on your construction site, or do you want a union construction job? Reach out to the IRONWORKERS LOCAL 477. Ironworkers477.org 256-383-3334 (Jeb Miles) / local477@bellsouth.net The NORTH ALABAMA DSA is looking for folks to work for a better North Alabama, fighting for liberty and justice for all. Contact / Join: DSANorthAlabama@gmail.com IBEW LOCAL 136 is a group of over 900 electricians and electrical workers providing our area with the finest workforce in the construction industry. You belong here. ibew136.org Contact: (205) 833-0909 IFPTE - We are engineers, scientists, nonprofit employees, technicians, lawyers, and many other professions who have joined together to have a greater voice in our careers. With over 80,000 members spread across the U.S. and Canada, we invite you and your colleagues to consider the benefits of engaging in collective bargaining. IFPTE.org Contact: (202) 239-4880 THE HUNTSVILLE INDUSTRIAL WORKERS OF THE WORLD is a union open to any and all working people. Call or email them today to begin organizing your workplace - wherever it is. On the Web: https://hsviww.org/ Contact: (256) 651-6707 / organize@hsviww.org ENERGY ALABAMA is accelerating Alabama’s transition to sustainable energy. We are a nonprofit membership-based organization that has advocated for clean energy in Alabama since 2014. Our work is based on three pillars: education, advocacy, and technical assistance. Energy Alabama on the Web: https://alcse.org/ Contact: (256) 812-1431 / dtait@energyalabama.org The Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union represents in a wide range of industries, including but not limited to retail, grocery stores, poultry processing, dairy processing, cereal processing, soda bottlers, bakeries, health care, hotels, manufacturing, public sector workers like crossing guards, sanitation, and highway workers, warehouses, building services, and distribution. Learn more at RWDSU.info The American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE) is the largest federal employee union proudly representing 700,000 federal and D.C. government workers nationwide and overseas. Learn more at AFGE.org Are you looking for a better future, a career that can have you set for life, and to be a part of something that’s bigger than yourself? Consider a skilled trades apprenticeship with the International Union of Painters and Allied Trades. Learn more at IUPAT.org Unionly is a union-focused company created...

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Breaking Down the Big News Everyone is Talking About - TVLR 6/1/24

6/4/2024
We talk to leaders from the Fairfax Education Union Alliance about the Big News. Korean Samsung workers are gearing up for a strike, and Mexican auto makers are being charged with violating trade law and violating the rights of trade unionists. ✦ ABOUT ✦ The Valley Labor Report is the only union talk radio show in Alabama, elevating struggles for justice and fairness on the job, educating folks about how they can do the same, and bringing relevant news to workers in Alabama and beyond. Our single largest source of revenue *is our listeners* so your support really matters and helps us stay on the air! Make a one time donation or become a monthly donor on our website or patreon: TVLR.FM Patreon.com/thevalleylaborreport Visit our official website for more info on the show, membership, our sponsors, merch, and more: https://www.tvlr.fm Follow TVLR on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TheValleyLab... Follow TVLR on Twitter: @LaborReporters Follow Jacob on Twitter: @JacobM_AL Follow TVLR Co-Creator David Story on Twitter: @RadiclUnionist ✦ CONTACT US ✦ Our phone number is 844-899-TVLR (8857), call or text us live on air, or leave us a voicemail and we might play it during the show! ✦ OUR ADVERTISERS KEEP US ON THE AIR! ✦ Support them if you can. The attorneys at MAPLES, TUCKER, AND JACOB fight for working people. Let them represent you in your workplace injury claim. Mtandj.com; (855) 617-9333 The MACHINISTS UNION represents workers in several industries including healthcare, the defense industry, woodworking, and more. iamaw44.org (256) 286-3704 / organize@iamaw44.org Do you need good union laborers on your construction site, or do you want a union construction job? Reach out to the IRONWORKERS LOCAL 477. Ironworkers477.org 256-383-3334 (Jeb Miles) / local477@bellsouth.net The NORTH ALABAMA DSA is looking for folks to work for a better North Alabama, fighting for liberty and justice for all. Contact / Join: DSANorthAlabama@gmail.com IBEW LOCAL 136 is a group of over 900 electricians and electrical workers providing our area with the finest workforce in the construction industry. You belong here. ibew136.org Contact: (205) 833-0909 IFPTE - We are engineers, scientists, nonprofit employees, technicians, lawyers, and many other professions who have joined together to have a greater voice in our careers. With over 80,000 members spread across the U.S. and Canada, we invite you and your colleagues to consider the benefits of engaging in collective bargaining. IFPTE.org Contact: (202) 239-4880 THE HUNTSVILLE INDUSTRIAL WORKERS OF THE WORLD is a union open to any and all working people. Call or email them today to begin organizing your workplace - wherever it is. On the Web: https://hsviww.org/ Contact: (256) 651-6707 / organize@hsviww.org ENERGY ALABAMA is accelerating Alabama’s transition to sustainable energy. We are a nonprofit membership-based organization that has advocated for clean energy in Alabama since 2014. Our work is based on three pillars: education, advocacy, and technical assistance. Energy Alabama on the Web: https://alcse.org/ Contact: (256) 812-1431 / dtait@energyalabama.org The Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union represents in a wide range of industries, including but not limited to retail, grocery stores, poultry processing, dairy processing, cereal processing, soda bottlers, bakeries, health care, hotels, manufacturing, public sector workers like crossing guards, sanitation, and highway workers, warehouses, building services, and distribution. Learn more at RWDSU.info The American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE) is the largest federal employee union proudly representing 700,000 federal and D.C. government workers nationwide and overseas. Learn more at AFGE.org Are you looking for a better future, a career that can have you set for life, and to be a part of something that’s bigger than yourself? Consider a skilled trades apprenticeship with the International Union of...

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OVERTIME: A 32 Work Week is Ours for the Taking with Sarah Jaffee - TVLR 5/25/24

5/30/2024
In OVERTIME, we talk to Sarah Jaffe about her week in Tuscaloosa, the fight for a 32 hour work week, and why Work Won't Love You Back. ✦ ABOUT ✦ The Valley Labor Report is the only union talk radio show in Alabama, elevating struggles for justice and fairness on the job, educating folks about how they can do the same, and bringing relevant news to workers in Alabama and beyond. Our single largest source of revenue *is our listeners* so your support really matters and helps us stay on the air! Make a one time donation or become a monthly donor on our website or patreon: TVLR.FM Patreon.com/thevalleylaborreport Visit our official website for more info on the show, membership, our sponsors, merch, and more: https://www.tvlr.fm Follow TVLR on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TheValleyLab... Follow TVLR on Twitter: @LaborReporters Follow Jacob on Twitter: @JacobM_AL Follow TVLR Co-Creator David Story on Twitter: @RadiclUnionist ✦ CONTACT US ✦ Our phone number is 844-899-TVLR (8857), call or text us live on air, or leave us a voicemail and we might play it during the show! ✦ OUR ADVERTISERS KEEP US ON THE AIR! ✦ Support them if you can. The attorneys at MAPLES, TUCKER, AND JACOB fight for working people. Let them represent you in your workplace injury claim. Mtandj.com; (855) 617-9333 The MACHINISTS UNION represents workers in several industries including healthcare, the defense industry, woodworking, and more. iamaw44.org (256) 286-3704 / organize@iamaw44.org Do you need good union laborers on your construction site, or do you want a union construction job? Reach out to the IRONWORKERS LOCAL 477. Ironworkers477.org 256-383-3334 (Jeb Miles) / local477@bellsouth.net The NORTH ALABAMA DSA is looking for folks to work for a better North Alabama, fighting for liberty and justice for all. Contact / Join: DSANorthAlabama@gmail.com IBEW LOCAL 136 is a group of over 900 electricians and electrical workers providing our area with the finest workforce in the construction industry. You belong here. ibew136.org Contact: (205) 833-0909 IFPTE - We are engineers, scientists, nonprofit employees, technicians, lawyers, and many other professions who have joined together to have a greater voice in our careers. With over 80,000 members spread across the U.S. and Canada, we invite you and your colleagues to consider the benefits of engaging in collective bargaining. IFPTE.org Contact: (202) 239-4880 THE HUNTSVILLE INDUSTRIAL WORKERS OF THE WORLD is a union open to any and all working people. Call or email them today to begin organizing your workplace - wherever it is. On the Web: https://hsviww.org/ Contact: (256) 651-6707 / organize@hsviww.org ENERGY ALABAMA is accelerating Alabama’s transition to sustainable energy. We are a nonprofit membership-based organization that has advocated for clean energy in Alabama since 2014. Our work is based on three pillars: education, advocacy, and technical assistance. Energy Alabama on the Web: https://alcse.org/ Contact: (256) 812-1431 / dtait@energyalabama.org The Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union represents in a wide range of industries, including but not limited to retail, grocery stores, poultry processing, dairy processing, cereal processing, soda bottlers, bakeries, health care, hotels, manufacturing, public sector workers like crossing guards, sanitation, and highway workers, warehouses, building services, and distribution. Learn more at RWDSU.info The American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE) is the largest federal employee union proudly representing 700,000 federal and D.C. government workers nationwide and overseas. Learn more at AFGE.org Are you looking for a better future, a career that can have you set for life, and to be a part of something that’s bigger than yourself? Consider a skilled trades apprenticeship with the International Union of Painters and Allied Trades. Learn more at IUPAT.org Unionly is a union-focused company created specifically to...

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Lessons from 100 Years of Labor Organizing in the South with Michael Goldfield - TVLR 5/25/24

5/28/2024
We talk to professor Michael Goldfield about the Mercedes UAW campaign in light of his historical work on southern labor. Speaking of Mercedes - the union is asking the NLRB for a rerun. In OVERTIME, we talk to Sarah Jaffe about her week in Tuscaloosa, the fight for a 40 hour work week, and why Work Won't Love You Back. ✦ ABOUT ✦ The Valley Labor Report is the only union talk radio show in Alabama, elevating struggles for justice and fairness on the job, educating folks about how they can do the same, and bringing relevant news to workers in Alabama and beyond. Our single largest source of revenue *is our listeners* so your support really matters and helps us stay on the air! Make a one time donation or become a monthly donor on our website or patreon: TVLR.FM Patreon.com/thevalleylaborreport Visit our official website for more info on the show, membership, our sponsors, merch, and more: https://www.tvlr.fm Follow TVLR on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TheValleyLab... Follow TVLR on Twitter: @LaborReporters Follow Jacob on Twitter: @JacobM_AL Follow TVLR Co-Creator David Story on Twitter: @RadiclUnionist ✦ CONTACT US ✦ Our phone number is 844-899-TVLR (8857), call or text us live on air, or leave us a voicemail and we might play it during the show! ✦ OUR ADVERTISERS KEEP US ON THE AIR! ✦ Support them if you can. The attorneys at MAPLES, TUCKER, AND JACOB fight for working people. Let them represent you in your workplace injury claim. Mtandj.com; (855) 617-9333 The MACHINISTS UNION represents workers in several industries including healthcare, the defense industry, woodworking, and more. iamaw44.org (256) 286-3704 / organize@iamaw44.org Do you need good union laborers on your construction site, or do you want a union construction job? Reach out to the IRONWORKERS LOCAL 477. Ironworkers477.org 256-383-3334 (Jeb Miles) / local477@bellsouth.net The NORTH ALABAMA DSA is looking for folks to work for a better North Alabama, fighting for liberty and justice for all. Contact / Join: DSANorthAlabama@gmail.com IBEW LOCAL 136 is a group of over 900 electricians and electrical workers providing our area with the finest workforce in the construction industry. You belong here. ibew136.org Contact: (205) 833-0909 IFPTE - We are engineers, scientists, nonprofit employees, technicians, lawyers, and many other professions who have joined together to have a greater voice in our careers. With over 80,000 members spread across the U.S. and Canada, we invite you and your colleagues to consider the benefits of engaging in collective bargaining. IFPTE.org Contact: (202) 239-4880 THE HUNTSVILLE INDUSTRIAL WORKERS OF THE WORLD is a union open to any and all working people. Call or email them today to begin organizing your workplace - wherever it is. On the Web: https://hsviww.org/ Contact: (256) 651-6707 / organize@hsviww.org ENERGY ALABAMA is accelerating Alabama’s transition to sustainable energy. We are a nonprofit membership-based organization that has advocated for clean energy in Alabama since 2014. Our work is based on three pillars: education, advocacy, and technical assistance. Energy Alabama on the Web: https://alcse.org/ Contact: (256) 812-1431 / dtait@energyalabama.org The Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union represents in a wide range of industries, including but not limited to retail, grocery stores, poultry processing, dairy processing, cereal processing, soda bottlers, bakeries, health care, hotels, manufacturing, public sector workers like crossing guards, sanitation, and highway workers, warehouses, building services, and distribution. Learn more at RWDSU.info The American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE) is the largest federal employee union proudly representing 700,000 federal and D.C. government workers nationwide and overseas. Learn more at AFGE.org Are you looking for a better future, a career that can have you set for life, and to be a part of something that’s bigger than yourself?...

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OVERTIME: Corps of Engineers Employee SPEAKS OUT About Clean Water Act Enforcement - TVLR 5/18/24

5/23/2024
We talk to Collin Smalley, President of IFPTE Local 777 about enforcement of the Clean Water Act. We take a call and respond to clips, ✦ ABOUT ✦ The Valley Labor Report is the only union talk radio show in Alabama, elevating struggles for justice and fairness on the job, educating folks about how they can do the same, and bringing relevant news to workers in Alabama and beyond. Our single largest source of revenue *is our listeners* so your support really matters and helps us stay on the air! Make a one time donation or become a monthly donor on our website or patreon: TVLR.FM Patreon.com/thevalleylaborreport Visit our official website for more info on the show, membership, our sponsors, merch, and more: https://www.tvlr.fm Follow TVLR on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TheValleyLab... Follow TVLR on Twitter: @LaborReporters Follow Jacob on Twitter: @JacobM_AL Follow TVLR Co-Creator David Story on Twitter: @RadiclUnionist ✦ CONTACT US ✦ Our phone number is 844-899-TVLR (8857), call or text us live on air, or leave us a voicemail and we might play it during the show! ✦ OUR ADVERTISERS KEEP US ON THE AIR! ✦ Support them if you can. The attorneys at MAPLES, TUCKER, AND JACOB fight for working people. Let them represent you in your workplace injury claim. Mtandj.com; (855) 617-9333 The MACHINISTS UNION represents workers in several industries including healthcare, the defense industry, woodworking, and more. iamaw44.org (256) 286-3704 / organize@iamaw44.org Do you need good union laborers on your construction site, or do you want a union construction job? Reach out to the IRONWORKERS LOCAL 477. Ironworkers477.org 256-383-3334 (Jeb Miles) / local477@bellsouth.net The NORTH ALABAMA DSA is looking for folks to work for a better North Alabama, fighting for liberty and justice for all. Contact / Join: DSANorthAlabama@gmail.com IBEW LOCAL 136 is a group of over 900 electricians and electrical workers providing our area with the finest workforce in the construction industry. You belong here. ibew136.org Contact: (205) 833-0909 IFPTE - We are engineers, scientists, nonprofit employees, technicians, lawyers, and many other professions who have joined together to have a greater voice in our careers. With over 80,000 members spread across the U.S. and Canada, we invite you and your colleagues to consider the benefits of engaging in collective bargaining. IFPTE.org Contact: (202) 239-4880 THE HUNTSVILLE INDUSTRIAL WORKERS OF THE WORLD is a union open to any and all working people. Call or email them today to begin organizing your workplace - wherever it is. On the Web: https://hsviww.org/ Contact: (256) 651-6707 / organize@hsviww.org ENERGY ALABAMA is accelerating Alabama’s transition to sustainable energy. We are a nonprofit membership-based organization that has advocated for clean energy in Alabama since 2014. Our work is based on three pillars: education, advocacy, and technical assistance. Energy Alabama on the Web: https://alcse.org/ Contact: (256) 812-1431 / dtait@energyalabama.org The Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union represents in a wide range of industries, including but not limited to retail, grocery stores, poultry processing, dairy processing, cereal processing, soda bottlers, bakeries, health care, hotels, manufacturing, public sector workers like crossing guards, sanitation, and highway workers, warehouses, building services, and distribution. Learn more at RWDSU.info The American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE) is the largest federal employee union proudly representing 700,000 federal and D.C. government workers nationwide and overseas. Learn more at AFGE.org Are you looking for a better future, a career that can have you set for life, and to be a part of something that’s bigger than yourself? Consider a skilled trades apprenticeship with the International Union of Painters and Allied Trades. Learn more at IUPAT.org Unionly is a union-focused company created specifically to...

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Workers at Mercedes Lose Election, but the Fight isn't Over - TVLR 5/18/24

5/21/2024
Big loss at Mercedes in Tuscaloosa, but a big win at New Flyer in Anniston. Lots of news in Alabama! ✦ ABOUT ✦ The Valley Labor Report is the only union talk radio show in Alabama, elevating struggles for justice and fairness on the job, educating folks about how they can do the same, and bringing relevant news to workers in Alabama and beyond. Our single largest source of revenue *is our listeners* so your support really matters and helps us stay on the air! Make a one time donation or become a monthly donor on our website or patreon: TVLR.FM Patreon.com/thevalleylaborreport Visit our official website for more info on the show, membership, our sponsors, merch, and more: https://www.tvlr.fm Follow TVLR on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TheValleyLab... Follow TVLR on Twitter: @LaborReporters Follow Jacob on Twitter: @JacobM_AL Follow TVLR Co-Creator David Story on Twitter: @RadiclUnionist ✦ CONTACT US ✦ Our phone number is 844-899-TVLR (8857), call or text us live on air, or leave us a voicemail and we might play it during the show! ✦ OUR ADVERTISERS KEEP US ON THE AIR! ✦ Support them if you can. The attorneys at MAPLES, TUCKER, AND JACOB fight for working people. Let them represent you in your workplace injury claim. Mtandj.com; (855) 617-9333 The MACHINISTS UNION represents workers in several industries including healthcare, the defense industry, woodworking, and more. iamaw44.org (256) 286-3704 / organize@iamaw44.org Do you need good union laborers on your construction site, or do you want a union construction job? Reach out to the IRONWORKERS LOCAL 477. Ironworkers477.org 256-383-3334 (Jeb Miles) / local477@bellsouth.net The NORTH ALABAMA DSA is looking for folks to work for a better North Alabama, fighting for liberty and justice for all. Contact / Join: DSANorthAlabama@gmail.com IBEW LOCAL 136 is a group of over 900 electricians and electrical workers providing our area with the finest workforce in the construction industry. You belong here. ibew136.org Contact: (205) 833-0909 IFPTE - We are engineers, scientists, nonprofit employees, technicians, lawyers, and many other professions who have joined together to have a greater voice in our careers. With over 80,000 members spread across the U.S. and Canada, we invite you and your colleagues to consider the benefits of engaging in collective bargaining. IFPTE.org Contact: (202) 239-4880 THE HUNTSVILLE INDUSTRIAL WORKERS OF THE WORLD is a union open to any and all working people. Call or email them today to begin organizing your workplace - wherever it is. On the Web: https://hsviww.org/ Contact: (256) 651-6707 / organize@hsviww.org ENERGY ALABAMA is accelerating Alabama’s transition to sustainable energy. We are a nonprofit membership-based organization that has advocated for clean energy in Alabama since 2014. Our work is based on three pillars: education, advocacy, and technical assistance. Energy Alabama on the Web: https://alcse.org/ Contact: (256) 812-1431 / dtait@energyalabama.org The Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union represents in a wide range of industries, including but not limited to retail, grocery stores, poultry processing, dairy processing, cereal processing, soda bottlers, bakeries, health care, hotels, manufacturing, public sector workers like crossing guards, sanitation, and highway workers, warehouses, building services, and distribution. Learn more at RWDSU.info The American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE) is the largest federal employee union proudly representing 700,000 federal and D.C. government workers nationwide and overseas. Learn more at AFGE.org Are you looking for a better future, a career that can have you set for life, and to be a part of something that’s bigger than yourself? Consider a skilled trades apprenticeship with the International Union of Painters and Allied Trades. Learn more at IUPAT.org Unionly is a union-focused company created specifically to support organized labor. We believe...

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OVERTIME: Mercedes Workers Say to BET ON THE UNION Ahead of Election - TVLR 5/11/24

5/16/2024
In OVERTIME, we're talking to Jeremy Kimbrell to let us know how it feels on the shop floor in the run up to the Mercedes vote. ✦ ABOUT ✦ The Valley Labor Report is the only union talk radio show in Alabama, elevating struggles for justice and fairness on the job, educating folks about how they can do the same, and bringing relevant news to workers in Alabama and beyond. Our single largest source of revenue *is our listeners* so your support really matters and helps us stay on the air! Make a one time donation or become a monthly donor on our website or patreon: TVLR.FM Patreon.com/thevalleylaborreport Visit our official website for more info on the show, membership, our sponsors, merch, and more: https://www.tvlr.fm Follow TVLR on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TheValleyLab... Follow TVLR on Twitter: @LaborReporters Follow Jacob on Twitter: @JacobM_AL Follow TVLR Co-Creator David Story on Twitter: @RadiclUnionist ✦ CONTACT US ✦ Our phone number is 844-899-TVLR (8857), call or text us live on air, or leave us a voicemail and we might play it during the show! ✦ OUR ADVERTISERS KEEP US ON THE AIR! ✦ Support them if you can. The attorneys at MAPLES, TUCKER, AND JACOB fight for working people. Let them represent you in your workplace injury claim. Mtandj.com; (855) 617-9333 The MACHINISTS UNION represents workers in several industries including healthcare, the defense industry, woodworking, and more. iamaw44.org (256) 286-3704 / organize@iamaw44.org Do you need good union laborers on your construction site, or do you want a union construction job? Reach out to the IRONWORKERS LOCAL 477. Ironworkers477.org 256-383-3334 (Jeb Miles) / local477@bellsouth.net The NORTH ALABAMA DSA is looking for folks to work for a better North Alabama, fighting for liberty and justice for all. Contact / Join: DSANorthAlabama@gmail.com IBEW LOCAL 136 is a group of over 900 electricians and electrical workers providing our area with the finest workforce in the construction industry. You belong here. ibew136.org Contact: (205) 833-0909 IFPTE - We are engineers, scientists, nonprofit employees, technicians, lawyers, and many other professions who have joined together to have a greater voice in our careers. With over 80,000 members spread across the U.S. and Canada, we invite you and your colleagues to consider the benefits of engaging in collective bargaining. IFPTE.org Contact: (202) 239-4880 THE HUNTSVILLE INDUSTRIAL WORKERS OF THE WORLD is a union open to any and all working people. Call or email them today to begin organizing your workplace - wherever it is. On the Web: https://hsviww.org/ Contact: (256) 651-6707 / organize@hsviww.org ENERGY ALABAMA is accelerating Alabama’s transition to sustainable energy. We are a nonprofit membership-based organization that has advocated for clean energy in Alabama since 2014. Our work is based on three pillars: education, advocacy, and technical assistance. Energy Alabama on the Web: https://alcse.org/ Contact: (256) 812-1431 / dtait@energyalabama.org The Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union represents in a wide range of industries, including but not limited to retail, grocery stores, poultry processing, dairy processing, cereal processing, soda bottlers, bakeries, health care, hotels, manufacturing, public sector workers like crossing guards, sanitation, and highway workers, warehouses, building services, and distribution. Learn more at RWDSU.info The American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE) is the largest federal employee union proudly representing 700,000 federal and D.C. government workers nationwide and overseas. Learn more at AFGE.org Are you looking for a better future, a career that can have you set for life, and to be a part of something that’s bigger than yourself? Consider a skilled trades apprenticeship with the International Union of Painters and Allied Trades. Learn more at IUPAT.org Unionly is a union-focused company created specifically to support...

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Who is Really Fighting Against Alabama's Auto Workers? - TVLR 5/11/24

5/14/2024
Mercedes workers vote on a union next week, and they're facing a massive anti-union campaign. Who's funding it? Derek Siedman breaks it down for us. The legislative session just wrapped, we fill you in on the good, the bad, and the ugly. In OVERTIME, we're talking to Jeremy Kimbrell to let us know how it feels on the shop floor in the run up to the Mercedes vote. ✦ ABOUT ✦ The Valley Labor Report is the only union talk radio show in Alabama, elevating struggles for justice and fairness on the job, educating folks about how they can do the same, and bringing relevant news to workers in Alabama and beyond. Our single largest source of revenue *is our listeners* so your support really matters and helps us stay on the air! Make a one time donation or become a monthly donor on our website or patreon: TVLR.FM Patreon.com/thevalleylaborreport Visit our official website for more info on the show, membership, our sponsors, merch, and more: https://www.tvlr.fm Follow TVLR on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TheValleyLab... Follow TVLR on Twitter: @LaborReporters Follow Jacob on Twitter: @JacobM_AL Follow TVLR Co-Creator David Story on Twitter: @RadiclUnionist ✦ CONTACT US ✦ Our phone number is 844-899-TVLR (8857), call or text us live on air, or leave us a voicemail and we might play it during the show! ✦ OUR ADVERTISERS KEEP US ON THE AIR! ✦ Support them if you can. The attorneys at MAPLES, TUCKER, AND JACOB fight for working people. Let them represent you in your workplace injury claim. Mtandj.com; (855) 617-9333 The MACHINISTS UNION represents workers in several industries including healthcare, the defense industry, woodworking, and more. iamaw44.org (256) 286-3704 / organize@iamaw44.org Do you need good union laborers on your construction site, or do you want a union construction job? Reach out to the IRONWORKERS LOCAL 477. Ironworkers477.org 256-383-3334 (Jeb Miles) / local477@bellsouth.net The NORTH ALABAMA DSA is looking for folks to work for a better North Alabama, fighting for liberty and justice for all. Contact / Join: DSANorthAlabama@gmail.com IBEW LOCAL 136 is a group of over 900 electricians and electrical workers providing our area with the finest workforce in the construction industry. You belong here. ibew136.org Contact: (205) 833-0909 IFPTE - We are engineers, scientists, nonprofit employees, technicians, lawyers, and many other professions who have joined together to have a greater voice in our careers. With over 80,000 members spread across the U.S. and Canada, we invite you and your colleagues to consider the benefits of engaging in collective bargaining. IFPTE.org Contact: (202) 239-4880 THE HUNTSVILLE INDUSTRIAL WORKERS OF THE WORLD is a union open to any and all working people. Call or email them today to begin organizing your workplace - wherever it is. On the Web: https://hsviww.org/ Contact: (256) 651-6707 / organize@hsviww.org ENERGY ALABAMA is accelerating Alabama’s transition to sustainable energy. We are a nonprofit membership-based organization that has advocated for clean energy in Alabama since 2014. Our work is based on three pillars: education, advocacy, and technical assistance. Energy Alabama on the Web: https://alcse.org/ Contact: (256) 812-1431 / dtait@energyalabama.org The Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union represents in a wide range of industries, including but not limited to retail, grocery stores, poultry processing, dairy processing, cereal processing, soda bottlers, bakeries, health care, hotels, manufacturing, public sector workers like crossing guards, sanitation, and highway workers, warehouses, building services, and distribution. Learn more at RWDSU.info The American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE) is the largest federal employee union proudly representing 700,000 federal and D.C. government workers nationwide and overseas. Learn more at AFGE.org Are you looking for a better future, a career that can have you set for life, and to be a...

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OVERTIME: Shawn Fain has One Neat Trick for Biden to Make the Protests Go Away - TVLR 5/4/24

5/9/2024
College students and workers across the country are protesting for Palestine, Democrats hate it, and Shawn Fain has some words of wisdom. Adam talks to us about how unions are structured and we interview Chevelle and Emma about the newly unionized topless bar in Northern California. ✦ ABOUT ✦ The Valley Labor Report is the only union talk radio show in Alabama, elevating struggles for justice and fairness on the job, educating folks about how they can do the same, and bringing relevant news to workers in Alabama and beyond. Our single largest source of revenue *is our listeners* so your support really matters and helps us stay on the air! Make a one time donation or become a monthly donor on our website or patreon: TVLR.FM Patreon.com/thevalleylaborreport Visit our official website for more info on the show, membership, our sponsors, merch, and more: https://www.tvlr.fm Follow TVLR on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TheValleyLab... Follow TVLR on Twitter: @LaborReporters Follow Jacob on Twitter: @JacobM_AL Follow TVLR Co-Creator David Story on Twitter: @RadiclUnionist ✦ CONTACT US ✦ Our phone number is 844-899-TVLR (8857), call or text us live on air, or leave us a voicemail and we might play it during the show! ✦ OUR ADVERTISERS KEEP US ON THE AIR! ✦ Support them if you can. The attorneys at MAPLES, TUCKER, AND JACOB fight for working people. Let them represent you in your workplace injury claim. Mtandj.com; (855) 617-9333 The MACHINISTS UNION represents workers in several industries including healthcare, the defense industry, woodworking, and more. iamaw44.org (256) 286-3704 / organize@iamaw44.org Do you need good union laborers on your construction site, or do you want a union construction job? Reach out to the IRONWORKERS LOCAL 477. Ironworkers477.org 256-383-3334 (Jeb Miles) / local477@bellsouth.net The NORTH ALABAMA DSA is looking for folks to work for a better North Alabama, fighting for liberty and justice for all. Contact / Join: DSANorthAlabama@gmail.com IBEW LOCAL 136 is a group of over 900 electricians and electrical workers providing our area with the finest workforce in the construction industry. You belong here. ibew136.org Contact: (205) 833-0909 IFPTE - We are engineers, scientists, nonprofit employees, technicians, lawyers, and many other professions who have joined together to have a greater voice in our careers. With over 80,000 members spread across the U.S. and Canada, we invite you and your colleagues to consider the benefits of engaging in collective bargaining. IFPTE.org Contact: (202) 239-4880 THE HUNTSVILLE INDUSTRIAL WORKERS OF THE WORLD is a union open to any and all working people. Call or email them today to begin organizing your workplace - wherever it is. On the Web: https://hsviww.org/ Contact: (256) 651-6707 / organize@hsviww.org ENERGY ALABAMA is accelerating Alabama’s transition to sustainable energy. We are a nonprofit membership-based organization that has advocated for clean energy in Alabama since 2014. Our work is based on three pillars: education, advocacy, and technical assistance. Energy Alabama on the Web: https://alcse.org/ Contact: (256) 812-1431 / dtait@energyalabama.org The Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union represents in a wide range of industries, including but not limited to retail, grocery stores, poultry processing, dairy processing, cereal processing, soda bottlers, bakeries, health care, hotels, manufacturing, public sector workers like crossing guards, sanitation, and highway workers, warehouses, building services, and distribution. Learn more at RWDSU.info The American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE) is the largest federal employee union proudly representing 700,000 federal and D.C. government workers nationwide and overseas. Learn more at AFGE.org Are you looking for a better future, a career that can have you set for life, and to be a part of something that’s bigger than yourself? Consider a skilled trades...

Duration:01:32:32