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Jun 25, 2020

Jimmy Shillitto calls in to discuss their new contract at Con Ed. Is Trump telling the National Guard to not bargain in good faith? Chris Searcy calls in to talk about it. Mary Vines of UFCW Local 400 calls in to tell us about how Tyson's Chicken wasn't providing PPE for their members, but her unions work seems to...


Jun 18, 2020

Local Union President Colin Maycock calls in to talk about some transparency issues his Local is having with their AFSCME Council amid constant threats from the Freedom Foundation. AFSCME did not respond to comment leading us to believe that soft corruption does exist. Also calling in is Brandon Patterson, an up and...


Jun 12, 2020

Vinny Alvarez, the President of the New York Central Labor Council, calls in to talk about the Heroes Act and how it can unite the nation. The AFL-CIO decides not to kick out police unions from the national federation. The AFL-CIO also passed a resolution this week calling on the Secretary of Defense and the Joint...


Jun 4, 2020

On this week's show, we have AFL-CIO Veterans Council Executive Director Will Attig calls in to talk about his call for Defense Secretary Mark Esper to resign after Trump ordered National Guard troops to fire teargas and rubber bullets on peaceful protestors. Bonnie Sulton, a Criminal Justice Policy expert calls in to...


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...