Congressional Insight: Former PA Senator Allen Kukovich joins us to talk about how bad trade deals are not the only challenge facing labor, and Trump’s vice presidential pick.
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- Join Us for the 1st Annual Labor Radio Dinner
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...
Spinning Off the Point
- 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, […]...
Education Watchdog: Pittsburgh Federation of Teachers President Nina Esposito-Visgitis invites Organizing Director for Pennsylvania Interfaith Impact Network (PIIN) Evans Moore and co-founder of Education Rights Network Pam talk about the lack of Director of Special Education for Pittsburgh, what “community schools” really look like, and the right-wing efforts to drive a wedge between teachers and their communities.
Media Matters Climate and Energy Program Deputy Director Denise Robbins joins us to talk about Climate Advocates Expose Oil Industry Ties of Exxon Defender At U.S. News & World Report.
POLITICO Writer Paul Demko explains why Obamacare is in a precarious position in his article, Obamacare’s sinking safety net
Research Fellow Oliver Willis of Media Matters joins us to talk about how, Immediately After Announcement That Fox Has Suspended Gingrich, He Appears On Network To Talk Trump VP.