Journalist Dave Jamieson of the Huffington Post reports on Teamsters organizing port workers outside of Savannah GA, and the fight to protect first amendment right to free speech.
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First Annual Labor Radio Dinner Friday March 18th, 2016 6:00 PM Open Beer & Wine Bar, 7:00 PM Dinner Hosted by the National Association of Letter Carriers at the NALC Union Hall: 841 California Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15212 Come join us for a night of food, drinks, pinatas, and great company! Click...
- The Union Edge Attends NextUp Summit 2015
NextUp Summit 2015 March 19th-21st Brittany and Angela took The Union Edge, Labor’s Talk Radio on the road to Chicago, Illinois for the AFL-CIO’s NextUp Young Workers Summit. While at the event they met young workers and activists from all over the country and talked about what they hope to take awa...
- Interview and Articles with Moshe Z. Marvit
We recently spoke with Moshe Z. Marvit, an attorney and fellow with The Century Foundation, about the Supreme Court’s decision that Amazon workers don’t need to be paid for required security screening time. You can listen to his interview here. Meanwhile, we have a few of his articles to...
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- When Washington’s Stuck, How We Can Move Ahead
When Washington’s Stuck, How We Can Move Ahead by Hendrick Smith Recently Los Angeles City Council voted to raise LA’s minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2020 – and there is a lesson and a message for all of us in that move. For it not only puts pressure on the rest of California, […]...
POLITICO Writer Nahal “Halley” Toosi explains how Trump toes the line of treason in his comments encouraging Russia to hack emails in her article: Treason? Critics savage Trump over Russia hack comments
Media Matters Education Program Director Pam Vogel joins us to talk about how Conservative Media Attack Clinton Child Care Plan As Wasteful Spending, Ignoring Economic Boost For Working Families.
Deb Bittner, President of the independent Clerical-Technical Union of Michigan State University (CTU), joins us to talk about their innovative collective bargaining with the university against insurance companies, and how it saves the University and taxpayers money while protecting good benefits for workers.
Vice President Ross Eisenbrey of the Economic Policy Institute joins us to discuss how Unpaid Interns Fare Worse in the Job Market and how the opportunities for paid work has been decreasing for recent graduates.