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UC Radio produces daily brief updates on DC-area labor news, events and history. Labor Live@5 features live music from the working class. Your Rights at Work is a weekly live call-in radio show about worker rights. All shows originate on WPFW 89.3 FM in the District of Columbia.

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UC Radio produces daily brief updates on DC-area labor news, events and history. Labor Live@5 features live music from the working class. Your Rights at Work is a weekly live call-in radio show about worker rights. All shows originate on WPFW 89.3 FM in the District of Columbia.

    Union City Radio Coronavirus and the labor movement’s response

    Union City Radio Coronavirus and the labor movement’s response

    “Unions have a history of petitioning the agency to develop an infectious disease standard… We all have the right to a safe workplace.” Today’s labor history: International Women’s Day’s origins in a New York needle trades workers demonstration. Today’s labor quote: Bev Grant.

    • 4 min
    Union City Radio Labor History Today (3/8/20): Neutron Jack, Joker and Parasite

    Union City Radio Labor History Today (3/8/20): Neutron Jack, Joker and Parasite

    Labor historian Joe McCartin on “Neutron Jack” Welch, the former CEO of General Electric, who died last week; Sherry Linkon on class conflict in two recent award-winning movies, Joker and Parasite. Plus music from SongRise, a DC-based women's social justice a cappella group.

    • 22 min
    Union City Radio Strike averted as Safeway workers save pensions

    Union City Radio Strike averted as Safeway workers save pensions

    “By sticking together and demanding a fair contract, we stopped Safeway from gutting our pension.” Today’s labor history: 9,000 Knights of Labor railroad workers strike. Today’s labor quote: Joe Hill’s “There Is Power In A Union”.

    • 3 min
    Your Rights at Work Talk Show Your Rights at Work - Thursday, March 5, 2020

    Your Rights at Work Talk Show Your Rights at Work - Thursday, March 5, 2020

    Chris Garlock, with Ed Smith

    • 1h
    Union City Radio Take a paid sick day

    Union City Radio Take a paid sick day

    If you work in DC or Maryland, paid sick days are required by law. Today’s labor history: Boston Massacre occurs when British soldiers shoot down protesting ropemakers. Today’s labor quote by Josette Jaramillo.

    • 3 min
    Union City Radio Worker rights in the new coronavirus world

    Union City Radio Worker rights in the new coronavirus world

    Working from home, furloughs, sick leave; exploring the options and worker rights. Today’s labor history: Secretary of Labor Frances Perkins first female cabinet member. Today’s labor quote by Thomas Jefferson.

    • 2 min

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