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Latest DC-area labor news, updates and history

Latest DC-area labor news, updates and history
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Latest DC-area labor news, updates and history

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June 19, 2018: Juneteenth “standout” for World Bank workers' union election

6/19/2018
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Juneteenth “standout” for World Bank workers' union election…In today's labor history, Women’s Day Massacre in Youngstown, Ohio,...Plus today’s labor quote by a Youngstown union organizer. Union City Radio is supported by UnionPlus, which provides unique products and discounts for working families. Check them out at unionplus.org! Today in Labor History is provided by Union Communication Services; Rockin’ Solidarity is performed by Joe Uehlein and the Bones of Contention. UC Radio is a brief...

Duration:00:03:27

June 18, 2018: Didlake strike update; UMD College Park workers win contract

6/18/2018
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Didlake strike update; UMD College Park workers win contract …In today's labor history, A. Philip Randolph pushes Roosevelt to desegregate war industries...Plus today’s labor quote by A. Philip Randolph. Union City Radio is supported by UnionPlus, which provides unique products and discounts for working families. Check them out at unionplus.org! Today in Labor History is provided by Union Communication Services; Rockin’ Solidarity is performed by Joe Uehlein and the Bones of Contention.

Duration:00:03:54

Labor History Today: June 17, 2018

6/17/2018
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Union City's Chris Garlock hosts, with Joe McCartin. This week's labor history: Joe McCartin explores efforts by African-American workers to fight discrimination, from A. Philip Randolph’s 1941 push to end discrimination in war industries to a 1943 strike by Detroit auto workers who were attacked by the KKK. PLUS: Elise Bryant on the 1943 strike by African-American tobacco workers against R.J. Reynolds, the jazz opera it inspired, and the connection between labor history and labor arts, and...

Duration:00:47:49

June 15, 2018: Federal workers alliance sues Trump

6/15/2018
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Federal workers alliance sues Trump…In today's labor history, cops attack janitors in LA Battle of Century City...Plus today’s labor quote by Paul Shearon. Union City Radio is supported by UnionPlus, which provides unique products and discounts for working families. Check them out at unionplus.org! Today in Labor History is provided by Union Communication Services; Rockin’ Solidarity is performed by Joe Uehlein and the Bones of Contention

Duration:00:01:52

June 14, 2018: Getting out the labor vote; labor at TP FolkFest

6/14/2018
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Getting out the labor vote; labor at TP FolkFest…In today's labor history, unions legalized in Canada...Plus today’s labor quote by JFK. Union City Radio is supported by UnionPlus, which provides unique products and discounts for working families. Check them out at unionplus.org! Today in Labor History is provided by Union Communication Services; Rockin’ Solidarity is performed by Joe Uehlein and the Bones of Contention.

Duration:00:03:46

June 13, 2018: Rev. Barber calls for “mass civil disobedience” to protest income inequality

6/13/2018
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Rev. Barber calls for “mass civil disobedience” to protest income inequality”…In today's labor history, American Railway Union founded...Plus today’s labor quote by Edward Sadlowski. Union City Radio is supported by UnionPlus, which provides unique products and discounts for working families. Check them out at unionplus.org! Today in Labor History is provided by Union Communication Services; Rockin’ Solidarity is performed by Joe Uehlein and the Bones of Contention.

Duration:00:02:41

June 12, 2018: Poor People’s Campaign demands Congress address income inequality

6/12/2018
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Poor People’s Campaign demands Congress address income inequality…In today's labor history, Major League Baseball strike cancel 713 games...Plus today’s labor quote by Reverend William J. Barber. Union City Radio is supported by UnionPlus, which provides unique products and discounts for working families. Check them out at unionplus.org! Today in Labor History is provided by Union Communication Services; Rockin’ Solidarity is performed by Joe Uehlein and the Bones of Contention.

Duration:00:02:34

June 11, 2018: Labor unity conference fails

6/11/2018
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In today's labor history, Labor unity conference fails...Plus today’s labor quote by John L. Lewis. Union City Radio is supported by UnionPlus, which provides unique products and discounts for working families. Check them out at unionplus.org! Today in Labor History is provided by Union Communication Services; Rockin’ Solidarity is performed by Joe Uehlein and the Bones of Contention.

Duration:00:06:30

Labor History Today: June 10, 2018

6/10/2018
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Union City's Chris Garlock hosts, with Joe McCartin, Julie Greene and Ben Blake. This week's labor history: Joe, Ben and Julie discuss Eugene Debs, railroad union leader and socialist. He founded the American Railway Union on June 13, 1893, and on June 16, 1918, Debs spoke out on the relationship between capitalism and war; 10 days later he was arrested and eventually sentenced to 10 years in jail. PLUS: Patrick Dixon interviews Mark Dudzic on the founding of the Labor Party in the U.S....

Duration:00:46:38

June 8, 2018: Earliest strike by Chinese immigrants

6/8/2018
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In today's labor history, earliest strike by Chinese immigrants...Plus today’s labor quote from IAM’s Roy Siemiller. Union City Radio is supported by UnionPlus, which provides unique products and discounts for working families. Check them out at unionplus.org! Today in Labor History is provided by Union Communication Services; Rockin’ Solidarity is performed by Joe Uehlein and the Bones of Contention.

Duration:00:02:12

June 7, 2018: The Pageant of the Paterson Silk Strike

6/7/2018
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In today's labor history, the Pageant of the Paterson Silk Strike...Plus today’s labor quote from the Pageant. Union City Radio is supported by UnionPlus, which provides unique products and discounts for working families. Check them out at unionplus.org! Today in Labor History is provided by Union Communication Services; Rockin’ Solidarity is performed by Joe Uehlein and the Bones of Contention. UC Radio is a brief audio version of the award-winning Union City electronic newsletter,...

Duration:00:02:00

June 6, 2018: Lansing’s “Labor Holiday”

6/6/2018
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In today's labor history, Lansing’s “Labor Holiday”...Plus today’s labor quote from the U.S. Labor Party. UC Radio is a brief audio version of the award-winning Union City electronic newsletter, featuring DC-area labor news, updates, calendar and labor history with Union City Managing Editor Chris Garlock. UC Radio is a partnership between the Metro Washington Council and 89.3 FM WPFW. Union City Radio is supported by UnionPlus, which provides unique products and discounts for working...

Duration:00:01:52

June 5, 2018: SCOTUS says union ban violates free speech

6/5/2018
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June 5, 2018: SCOTUS says union ban violates free speech In today's labor history, SCOTUS says union ban violates free speech...Plus today’s labor quote from “Smiling Joe” Ettor. Union City Radio is supported by UnionPlus, which provides unique products and discounts for working families. Check them out at unionplus.org! Today in Labor History is provided by Union Communication Services; Rockin’ Solidarity is performed by Joe Uehlein and the Bones of Contention.

Duration:00:05:42

June 4, 2018: AFGE sues Trump over executive order

6/4/2018
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AFGE sues Trump over executive order…In today's labor history, House approves Taft-Hartley Act...Plus today’s labor quote from the Harry Truman. UC Radio is a brief audio version of the award-winning Union City electronic newsletter, featuring DC-area labor news, updates, calendar and labor history with Union City Managing Editor Chris Garlock. UC Radio is a partnership between the Metro Washington Council and 89.3 FM WPFW. Today in Labor History is provided by Union Communication...

Duration:00:03:16

Labor History Today: June 3, 2018

6/3/2018
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This week's labor history: Chris Garlock hosts as Joe McCartin, Ben Blake and Julie Greene discuss the earliest recorded strike by Chinese immigrants to the U.S. when stonemasons struck for higher pay in San Francisco in 1852. Plus Patrick Dixon on the 1937 “Labor Holiday” general strike in Lansing, MI, Saul Schniderman on the Pageant of the Paterson Strike and this week’s Labor History Object of the Week, a Coors boycott button, part of the exhibit “For Liberty, Justice, And Equality:...

Duration:00:35:49

June 1, 2018: Harley-Davidson move shows failure of Trump tax cuts

6/1/2018
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Harley-Davidson move shows failure of Trump tax cuts …in today's labor history, Mexican government abolishes siestas...Plus today’s labor quote from Tom Kelly. UC Radio is a brief audio version of the award-winning Union City electronic newsletter, featuring DC-area labor news, updates, calendar and labor history with Union City Managing Editor Chris Garlock. UC Radio is a partnership between the Metro Washington Council and 89.3 FM WPFW. Today in Labor History is provided by Union...

Duration:00:02:04

May 31, 2018: One Fair Wage campaign urges “Yes on 77”

5/31/2018
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One Fair Wage campaign urges “Yes on 77”…in today's labor history, Rosie the Riveter dies...Plus today’s labor quote from the UFW’s Dolores Huerta. UC Radio is a brief audio version of the award-winning Union City electronic newsletter, featuring DC-area labor news, updates, calendar and labor history with Union City Managing Editor Chris Garlock. UC Radio is a partnership between the Metro Washington Council and 89.3 FM WPFW. Union City Radio is supported by UnionPlus, which provides...

Duration:00:02:38

May 30, 2018: Solidarity Center releases new video on gender-based violence at work

5/30/2018
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Solidarity Center releases new video on gender-based violence at work …in today's labor history, police kill 10 in Memorial Day Massacre...Plus today’s labor quote from the Solidarity Center’s video. UC Radio is a brief audio version of the award-winning Union City electronic newsletter, featuring DC-area labor news, updates, calendar and labor history with Union City Managing Editor Chris Garlock. UC Radio is a partnership between the Metro Washington Council and 89.3 FM WPFW. Union City...

Duration:00:02:37

May 29, 2018: A 50-year-old mystery

5/29/2018
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A 50-year-old mystery…in today's labor history, animators strike Walt Disney...Plus today’s labor quote from Dolores Huerta. UC Radio is a brief audio version of the award-winning Union City electronic newsletter, featuring DC-area labor news, updates, calendar and labor history with Union City Managing Editor Chris Garlock. UC Radio is a partnership between the Metro Washington Council and 89.3 FM WPFW. Union City Radio is supported by UnionPlus, which provides unique products and discounts...

Duration:00:02:44

May 28, 2018: Honor the sacrifice

5/28/2018
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Honor the sacrifice…in today's labor history, Rochester’s general strike....Plus today’s labor quote by Eugene V. Debs. UC Radio is a brief audio version of the award-winning Union City electronic newsletter, featuring DC-area labor news, updates, calendar and labor history with Union City Managing Editor Chris Garlock. UC Radio is a partnership between the Metro Washington Council and 89.3 FM WPFW. Union City Radio is supported by UnionPlus, which provides unique products and discounts for...

Duration:00:03:28