UCOMM Live is a fast and funny show about today's union news, politics, sports, and entertainment. A member of The Labor Radio Podcast Network.
David Van Deusen, President Vermont AFL-CIO
Vermont State Labor Council AFL-CIO President David Van Deusen joins the show to talk guns, fascism, and the importance of focusing on organizing.
Will a Strike Shut Down Hollywood?
C David Cottrill, an IATSE 488 Business Agent and Political/Legislative Coordinator, joins the show to talk about why his 60,000 person union could go on strike as early as next week due to crazy hours that they are forced to work and low pay.
Agreement Reached to End Nabisco Strike, Whiskey Strike On
The Nabisco strike may be over, but another strike has begun at Heaven Hill Distillery and Cops warn of Violence at September 18th rally.
Biden Refuses to Invite Tesla to White House
Biden met with automakers about electric vehicles, but Tesla was not there due to their anti-union activities.
Plus the IBEW has won a decade-long fight to get the first contract with Comcast and the NLRB may be able to make card check a reality after card check legislation continues to be stalled in the Legislature.
Two More Capital Insurgents Arrested
A union steamfitter and a UPS employee are the two latest people to be arrested for taking part in the attack on the United States Capital.
To Mandate or Not Mandate Vaccines
President Biden is mandating vaccines, but unions are pushing back saying that this needs to be bargained. Plus OSHA has issued a $1M fine to a Georgia Poultry plant that killed 6 workers
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Really funny show with substance. Most other political podcasts are dry and boring. I feel like these are people you would BS with over a beer. Great show!
This is a great show that focuses on union issues and politics!