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May 28, 2020

Loretta VanPelt, a teacher in Minneapolis, reports in from the protests in her city over the police killing of George Floyd. She lets us know about the lack of accountability from the Mayor, the County Attorney, and the police union President. Plus the AFL-CIO endorses former Vice President Joe Biden, we look at why...


May 21, 2020

On this week's show we have Frank Jacobs, the Business Manager of IBEW Local 1 in St. Louis on a campaign to stop the raids from the Carpenters union. We also have the New Jersey Department of Labor Commissioner Robert Angelo on the job losses in the state and what the Garden State is doing about. Plus the Freedom...


May 7, 2020

Ed Sills of the Texas AFL-CIO calls in to let us know what workers in Texas are doing as the state reopens. A Vice President at Amazon is quitting over the company's union-busting activities, polls show Americans want financial help for the US Postal Service, and Trump's trade war with China has sent more jobs to Mexico.


Apr 30, 2020

On this week's show we have Harold Phillips, an actor who was on Grimm and Leverage. He is talking to us about SAG-AFTRA, the Labor Radio Network, and May Day job actions. We also have Chris Erikson Jr, of Local 3 IBEW talking about the 7 PM salute. Senator Mitch McConnell wants blue states to declare bankruptcy so that...


Apr 23, 2020

Comedian Vic DiBitetto goes on a rant about people not adhering to social distancing and stay at home orders, IBEW members are having a sleepover at their power plants, unions are coming to the rescue and stepping up during the pandemic. Of course, employers aren't and instead, they are lobbying Congress to protect them...