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State of the Unions is labor's podcast, a production of the 12.5 million member, 55 union AFL-CIO, bringing you the issues and guests important to working people.

State of the Unions is labor's podcast, a production of the 12.5 million member, 55 union AFL-CIO, bringing you the issues and guests important to working people.
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United States

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State of the Unions is labor's podcast, a production of the 12.5 million member, 55 union AFL-CIO, bringing you the issues and guests important to working people.

Twitter:

@aflcio

Language:

English

Contact:

(202) 637-5000


Episodes

Special #StopTheShutdown Episode: A Conversation with AFGE President J. David Cox

1/9/2019
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With the government shutdown in its third week, Julie and Tim talk to J. David Cox, national president of the American Federation of Government Employees. Cox says his members are being held hostage by extremist politics and is calling on all working people to demand that Congress and the White House reopen the government and put federal employees back to work.

Duration:00:20:49

Year in Review: Collective Action on the Rise

12/26/2018
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Julie and Tim look back at the best guests and topics of 2018.

Duration:00:24:43

Aviation's First Responders: A Conversation with Association of Flight Attendants-CWA International President Sara Nelson

12/12/2018
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Julie and Tim talk to UNITE HERE about recent worker victories at Marriott and go in-depth with AFA-CWA International President Sara Nelson.

Duration:00:36:33

Special Episode: What’s Wrong with GM?

12/5/2018
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In a special episode, Julie and Tim discuss plant closures at General Motors with longtime autoworker Brad Markell.

Duration:00:20:25

"I've Never Been More Optimistic": A Conversation with AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka

11/28/2018
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Julie and Tim put a bow on the midterm elections and chat with AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka.

Duration:00:23:57

Midterms Debrief: A Conversation with Rep. Conor Lamb

11/14/2018
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Julie and Tim react to the midterm elections and interview Congressman Conor Lamb (Pa.).

Duration:00:28:59

Union Members in Public Office: A Conversation with Hillside, N.J., Mayor Dahlia Vertreese

10/31/2018
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Julie and Tim discuss the 2018 elections and interview Dahlia Vertreese.

Duration:00:44:37

Speaking Truth to Power: A Conversation with Flint Whistleblower Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha

10/16/2018
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Julie and Tim discuss Dr. Christine Blasey Ford's testimony and interview Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha.

Duration:00:59:25

Introducing State of the Unions: An AFL-CIO Podcast

10/16/2018
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Julie and Tim introduce themselves to listeners and talk about the state of labor unions in America.

Duration:00:39:05