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Labor Radio is news by, for, and about working people in Madison, Wisconsin and around the world. It originates out of the studios of WORT 89.9 FM Madison.

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Labor Radio is news by, for, and about working people in Madison, Wisconsin and around the world. It originates out of the studios of WORT 89.9 FM Madison.

    Colectivo Coffee, OPEIU-CUNA negotiation support actions | NAACP and UW nurses | Elections: Poll workers, AFSCME view | Steve Mazar remembered | CASE strike update | and more

    Colectivo Coffee, OPEIU-CUNA negotiation support actions | NAACP and UW nurses | Elections: Poll workers, AFSCME view | Steve Mazar remembered | CASE strike update | and more

    This week we get the latest on negotiations at Colectivo Coffee and CUNA Mutual, learn more the about ongoing strike action at CASE, hear from the Dane County NAACP on their support for UW nurses, discuss labor and the elections, remember local labor activiist Steve Mazar, and much more!

    • 27 min
    UW nurses getting ready | Word out on Red Cross workers | IBEW organizes For Our Future | Teacher shortage | Dobbs decision vs. workers | UW COVID policy | and more

    UW nurses getting ready | Word out on Red Cross workers | IBEW organizes For Our Future | Teacher shortage | Dobbs decision vs. workers | UW COVID policy | and more

    This week we learn about an important labor action by UW nurses, discuss the impact of the abortion rights decision on labor, learn about lorganized labor support for Red Cross workers, explore the impact of the teacher shortage on Wisconsin schools, learn about IBEW’s recent organizing win, hear about a worker-led effort to bolster UW health policies, and much more!

    • 27 min
    Madison teachers get real wage pay cut | Migrant worker health rules to lapse | CUNA negotiations | Strike at CASE | Child labor in Bama | and more

    Madison teachers get real wage pay cut | Migrant worker health rules to lapse | CUNA negotiations | Strike at CASE | Child labor in Bama | and more

    his week we learn about changes in COVID rules for Wisconsin immigrants, take a look at the upcoming primary election, get updates on negotiations at CUNA, the strike at CASE, and a pay cut for MTI teachers, discuss a recent action demanding Joe Biden keep a promise to immigrants, hear about child labor at an Alabama factory, present our statistic of the week and much more!

    • 27 min
    Dying for Prime Day | Rail strike? | Dobbs vs. health care | Election official speaks | IAM Horicon talks to start | Congressional aides union | Chipotle with a side of umion busting | Lowest minimum wage | and more

    Dying for Prime Day | Rail strike? | Dobbs vs. health care | Election official speaks | IAM Horicon talks to start | Congressional aides union | Chipotle with a side of umion busting | Lowest minimum wage | and more

    This week we continue our coverage of how the recent Supreme Court decision on abortion affects working families, hear how workers are dying for Prime Day, learn more about a potential rail strike, take a look at contract negotiations across our area and across the country, present our statistic of the week and much more!

    • 27 min
    Carpenters walk line vs shady hiring | OPEIU walks line for fair contract | Wisco Supreme Court shenanigans | South America moves left | NLRB starved | and more

    Carpenters walk line vs shady hiring | OPEIU walks line for fair contract | Wisco Supreme Court shenanigans | South America moves left | NLRB starved | and more

    This week we walk the picket lines with the Carpenters and with OPEIU, take a look at recent Wisconsin Supreme Court decisions, explore the political movement in South America, look at non-funding of the NLRB, present our statistic of the week and much more!

    • 28 min
    Red Cross workers agreement | Dane County nurses speak out | Madison Starbucks worker speaks | CUNA picket July 9th | NNU for abortion rights | SCOTUS vs workers | UFCW and cannabis workers | and more

    Red Cross workers agreement | Dane County nurses speak out | Madison Starbucks worker speaks | CUNA picket July 9th | NNU for abortion rights | SCOTUS vs workers | UFCW and cannabis workers | and more

    This week we hear about the Red Cross worker negotiations, discuss the impact of the right-leaning Supreme Court decisions on workers, learn about an important CUNA picket coming up, catch up with labor actions by the Red Cross, Starbucks workers, cannabis workers, and others, share a new statistic of the week and much more!

    • 29 min

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