19 min

Fight Club - Montana vs. Right to Work Grit NW - Built Union Strong

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 Welcome to Fight Club the, call to action’ segment within Grit Northwest. 
I’m Joe Cadwell the writer, producer and host of the show and I built Fight Club to educate and motivate you to fight back against attacks on your right as a Union Carpenter to provide for yourself and your family. 
My guest today is Derek Hitt, NW Carpenters Union rep and member of Local 82 in Great Falls, Montana.
On the show today we talk about the recent defeat of the Right to Work bill that hit the house floor in Helena, a mere 4 months after losing the labor friendly backing we had in the state capitol after last Novembers election. 
This bill, if passed would have seriously jeopardized the ability of unionized workers to provide for themselves and their families, and was pushed onto Montana’s working class by deep pocketed out of state corporate interest intent on destroying unions.
It’s the latest attack on organized labor in our region and it surely won’t be the last.  
Fortunately,  UBC Carpenters rose to the challenge and joined forces with other trades to rally at the state capitol and sent lawmakers a strong message that Right to Work has no place in their home.
RTW legislation is wrong for workers no matter where you live, and today we are going to hear how to fight back against it!!

The Show Notes

NW Carpenters Union
https://www.nwcarpenters.org/

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For comments, questions or suggestions about the show send an  email to:
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NW Carpenters Union United Brotherhood of Carpenters, Regional Council in the Pacific NW 6 states + 29k members strong!The Grit Nation Join The Nation and spread the word on how unions are building lives and careers to be proud of.Labor Radio / Podcast Network Discover shows to learn more about organized labor movements across our nation and around the world.

 Welcome to Fight Club the, call to action’ segment within Grit Northwest. 
I’m Joe Cadwell the writer, producer and host of the show and I built Fight Club to educate and motivate you to fight back against attacks on your right as a Union Carpenter to provide for yourself and your family. 
My guest today is Derek Hitt, NW Carpenters Union rep and member of Local 82 in Great Falls, Montana.
On the show today we talk about the recent defeat of the Right to Work bill that hit the house floor in Helena, a mere 4 months after losing the labor friendly backing we had in the state capitol after last Novembers election. 
This bill, if passed would have seriously jeopardized the ability of unionized workers to provide for themselves and their families, and was pushed onto Montana’s working class by deep pocketed out of state corporate interest intent on destroying unions.
It’s the latest attack on organized labor in our region and it surely won’t be the last.  
Fortunately,  UBC Carpenters rose to the challenge and joined forces with other trades to rally at the state capitol and sent lawmakers a strong message that Right to Work has no place in their home.
RTW legislation is wrong for workers no matter where you live, and today we are going to hear how to fight back against it!!

The Show Notes

NW Carpenters Union
https://www.nwcarpenters.org/

Join Grit NW Nation here:
(could this be any easier?)
https://forms.gle/WEKcA76y3Wegmv8z7

For comments, questions or suggestions about the show send an  email to:
GritNW@gmail.com

You can also share this link to the Grit NW webpage with friends, family members or co-workers and score good karma points, you'll be a better person for it, I promise:
https://Buildnw.org/podcast

Grit NW is now on the Twitter!!  How cool is that, right?
Check us out at @GritNW

Grit NW is a proud member of the Labor Radio / Podcast Network
https://www.laborradionetwork.org/


NW Carpenters Union United Brotherhood of Carpenters, Regional Council in the Pacific NW 6 states + 29k members strong!The Grit Nation Join The Nation and spread the word on how unions are building lives and careers to be proud of.Labor Radio / Podcast Network Discover shows to learn more about organized labor movements across our nation and around the world.

19 min