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Highlights from the national Labor Radio/Podcast Network of shows focusing on working people’s issues and concerns.

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Highlights from the national Labor Radio/Podcast Network of shows focusing on working people’s issues and concerns.

    Union Strong; Heartland Labor Forum; Valley Labor Report; SAG-AFTRA podcast; Working Class History

    Union Strong; Heartland Labor Forum; Valley Labor Report; SAG-AFTRA podcast; Working Class History

    New York State AFL-CIO Chief of Staff Ryan Delgado on why the PRO Act is so important to working people…Workers at Google are forming the Alphabet Workers Union…How can media be used as an organizing tool? Plus, visits with Alexandra Grey and Ian Harvie, two performers who have overcome prejudice and risen to prominence while raising awareness of the trans community…and Jeon-Tae Il and Lee-So Sun, two South Korean garment worker organizers.
    We’ve got reports from Union Strong, the Heartland Labor Forum, the Valley Labor Report, the SAG-AFTRA podcast and Working Class History.
    Highlights from labor radio and podcast shows around the country, part of the national Labor Radio Podcast Network of shows focusing on working people’s issues and concerns.
    Also, check out our livestream show, available on Facebook and YouTube, where you’ll also find profiles of members of the Network.#LaborRadioPod @AFLCIO @Heartland_Labor @nysaflcio @LaborReporters @sagaftra @wrkclasshistoryEdited by Patrick Dixon and Chris Bangert-Drowns; produced by Chris Garlock; social media guru: Harold Phillips

    • 33 min
    Heartland Labor Forum; Black Work Talk; Belabored; America's Workforce Radio; AFT in Action; The Voice of Oregon Workers; Talking SMART; Working to Live in Southwest Washington; On Writing; LH2

    Heartland Labor Forum; Black Work Talk; Belabored; America's Workforce Radio; AFT in Action; The Voice of Oregon Workers; Talking SMART; Working to Live in Southwest Washington; On Writing; LH2

    Flight Attendant president Sarah Nelson on how the PRO Act would have made a difference in this week’s union election at Amazon…Historian Robin DG Kelly on the long history of union suppression in Alabama…Stage Directors and Choreographers Society Executive Director Laura Penn reports on how the stage industry has been devastated by the pandemic, but is getting back on their feet…Doctor Saud Anwar, a pulmonologist at Manchester Memorial Hospital who also serves as a state senator in Connecticut’s General Assembly, talks about the effects of the pandemic on healthcare workers…And we hear from building trades leaders in Oregon about the state’s Prevailing Wage Rate law…Ronnie Hobbs is the Transportation Division legislative director for the Sheet Metal And Rail Transportation – or SMART – union; today he explains how the SMART Army is making a difference in the community…Patrick Town and Ross Wolf discuss financial stability in the COVID era…And we wrap up this week’s show with a visit with Eliza Hittman, the writer and director of the acclaimed 2020 film NEVER RARELY SOMETIMES ALWAYS..
    We’ve got reports from Heartland Labor Forum, Black Work Talk, Belabored, America's Workforce Radio, AFT in Action, The Voice of Oregon Workers, Talking SMART, Working to Live in Southwest Washington and On Writing. Bonus: Labor History in 2:00 on Explosion at Eddystone.
    Highlights from labor radio and podcast shows around the country, part of the national Labor Radio Podcast Network of shows focusing on working people’s issues and concerns.
    Also, check out our livestream show, available on Facebook and YouTube, where you’ll also find profiles of members of the Network.#LaborRadioPod @AFLCIO @Heartland_Labor @BlackWorkTalk @DissentMag @AWFUnionPodcast @AFTCT @smartunionworks @SWWACLC @WGAEast @ILLaborHistoryEdited by Patrick Dixon and Chris Bangert-Drowns; produced by Chris Garlock; social media guru: Harold Phillips

    • 57 min
    Working Life; Working People; Heartland Labor Forum; America’s Work Force; Work Week Radio

    Working Life; Working People; Heartland Labor Forum; America’s Work Force; Work Week Radio

    Inside the Amazon union vote count…a report from the striking Colombia University Academic Workers…Plus we’ve got two stories about newspaper workers organizing, and a special report on privatization and outsourcing at Golden Gate Park.
    We’ve got reports from Working Life; Working People, Heartland Labor Forum; America’s Work Force & Work Week Radio.
    Highlights from labor radio and podcast shows around the country, part of the national Labor Radio Podcast Network of shows focusing on working people’s issues and concerns.
    Also, check out our livestream show, available on Facebook and YouTube, where you’ll also find profiles of members of the Network.#LaborRadioPod @AFLCIO @WorkingPod @jonathantasini @Heartland_Labor @AWFUnionPodcastEdited by Patrick Dixon and Chris Bangert-Drowns; produced by Chris Garlock; social media guru: Harold Phillips

    • 36 min
    Working People; Solidarity Works; The Solidarity Center Podcast; My Labor Radio; Monday Morning QB; The Docker Podcast; Union Strong; Your Rights At Work

    Working People; Solidarity Works; The Solidarity Center Podcast; My Labor Radio; Monday Morning QB; The Docker Podcast; Union Strong; Your Rights At Work

    A chat with Instagram sensation "Ya Fav Trashman"; how women remain the most economically impacted by the pandemic, and why it’s hit migrant workers especially hard; a Teamster takes on UPS for allowing a congressman to pose as a driver; we’ll also find out about why the Cedar Point Nursery case has broader implications for the entire labor movement; and we’ll hear about organizing workers at Anchor Steam Brewing, as well as check in with Richard Lipsitz, the longest serving president of the Western New York Area Labor Federation, who’s stepping aside after nearly five decades fighting for the working class.
    We’ve got reports from Working People, Solidarity Works, The Solidarity Center Podcast, My Labor Radio, Monday Morning QB, The Docker Podcast, Union Strong and Labor History in 2:00. Plus a bonus music track from Your Rights At Work commemorating the 110 anniversary of the deadly Triangle Shirtwaist Fire.
    Highlights from labor radio and podcast shows around the country, part of the national Labor Radio Podcast Network of shows focusing on working people’s issues and concerns.
    Also, check out our livestream show, available on Facebook and YouTube, where you’ll also find profiles of members of the Network.#LaborRadioPod @AFLCIO @WorkingPod @steelworkers @SolidarityCntr @mgevaart @WPFWMMQB @dockerpodcast @nysaflcio @ILLaborHistory @DCLaborEdited by Patrick Dixon and Chris Bangert-Drowns; produced by Chris Garlock; social media guru: Harold Phillips

    • 54 min
    Women's History Month; Long Island migrant labor camps

    Women's History Month; Long Island migrant labor camps

    LRPN Livestream, broadcast March 24, 2021
    Labor Radio Podcast Network’s Livestream show interviews labor leaders about current labor issues with rotating hosts made up of network members.
    Today's guests: Dora Cervantes (General Secretary Treasurer of the Machinists Union) and Mark Torres (author, “Long Island Migrant Camps: Dust for Blood,” Teamster, and labor lawyer).
    LRPN Co-Hosts: Tanya Hutchins (Activate L!VE and Machinists Union) and Andrea Arenas (El Desvio and Labor Council for Latin American Advancement - LCLAA).
    Topics: Women’s History Month; the Machinists Union; the history of Long Island migrant labor camps.
    Credits: Produced by Chris Garlock (Union City Radio); Producer, engineer, and editor is Evan Matthew Papp (Empathy Media Lab).Labor History in 2 by the Rick Smith Show.
    Music by DC Labor Chorus Song “None of Us Are Free" written by Barry Mann, Cynthia Weil, and Brenda Russell. Album Hail to the Thieves, Volume III: Songs to Take Our Country Back! Learn more at Labor Heritage Foundation.

    • 22 min
    Your Rights At Work; We Educate Miami; America's Workforce Radio; The Rick Smith Show; El Desvio; Tales from the Reuther Archives; Labor History Today

    Your Rights At Work; We Educate Miami; America's Workforce Radio; The Rick Smith Show; El Desvio; Tales from the Reuther Archives; Labor History Today

    Labor reacts to the murders of Asian women workers in Atlanta, an unlikely union supporter surfaces in Florida, how the America Rescue Plan will cut child poverty, and is "pulling yourself up by your bootstraps" a myth or reality? We’ve got reports from Your Rights At Work, We Educate Miami, America's Workforce Radio and The Rick Smith Show. Plus: we continue our Women’s History Month focus with reports from El Desvio and Tales from the Reuther Archives, and a performance of UPPER CASE WOMAN on Labor History Today.
    Highlights from labor radio and podcast shows around the country, part of the national Labor Radio Podcast Network of shows focusing on working people’s issues and concerns.
    Also, check out our livestream show, available on Facebook and YouTube, where you’ll also find profiles of members of the Network.#LaborRadioPod @DCLabor @AWFUnionPodcast @RickSmithShow @LCLAA @ReutherLibrary Edited by Patrick Dixon and Chris Bangert-Drowns; produced by Chris Garlock; social media guru: Harold Phillips

    • 48 min

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