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UCOMM Live is a fast and funny show about today's union news, politics, sports, and entertainment.

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    • 5.0, 7 Ratings

UCOMM Live is a fast and funny show about today's union news, politics, sports, and entertainment.

    Labor Strategy to Elect Joe Biden

    Labor Strategy to Elect Joe Biden

    Austin Keyser the National Political Director of the IBEW calls in this week to talk about what their union is doing to get Joe Biden elected. Amazingly Trump is not the first unfit President, we have a few others that embarrassed our nation.

    With the 2020 election moving to vote by mail, can we trust our mailman? Plus worker centers are under attack while immigration judges win a big case against the Department of Justice. Plus UCOMM's Karen of the week and Kris is trying out to be the Marlins catcher.

    • 1 hr 15 min
    Portland Pleads for our Help

    Portland Pleads for our Help

    Three union activists from Portland call in to talk about the federal mercenaries that Trump has sent to quell peaceful protests in Portland. They tell the real story about what it is like to be on the ground for the protests. Teachers across the country are being forced to put their lives on the line & go back to schools, the AFT says if their schools aren't safe they will support teacher's strikes. Plus baseball is back and the Astro's are facing repercussions for their sign-stealing scandal.

    • 1 hr 15 min
    Kasich the Dem and Baseball Players Kneeling

    Kasich the Dem and Baseball Players Kneeling

    Former Ohio Governor, Presidential Candidate, and Right to Work supporter John Kasich is speaking at the Democratic National Convention, America's Workforce Radio host Ed Flash Fernec calls in to explain. Shockingly police unions are supporting Trump, while Federal unions are supporting Joe Biden.


    We are having problems at the UCOMM studios with our mailman, he refuses to wear a mask, what do you think we should do about it?

    • 1 hr 26 min
    Your Boss Can Search Your Car

    Your Boss Can Search Your Car

    With race issues making headlines every day, we take a look at white privilege through an ironworker meme. Trump's NLRB is also allowing bosses to search employees cars, Michigan is making it hard to work union, Trump has no plan to reopen schools, and Joe Biden releases an energy plan that actually saves union jobs

    • 1 hr 14 min
    Bargaining Wins at Con Ed NYC

    Bargaining Wins at Con Ed NYC

    Jimmy Shillitto calls in to discuss their new contract at Con Ed. Is Trump telling the National Guard to not bargain in good faith? Chris Searcy calls in to talk about it. Mary Vines of UFCW Local 400 calls in to tell us about how Tyson's Chicken wasn't providing PPE for their members, but her unions work seems to have fixed the issue. Seattle labor kicks out their cop union, workforces are nervous about COVID-19 in Vegas and Orlando, Trump calls VA workers thieves and baseball is here!

    • 1 hr 8 min
    The Systemic Issues within AFSCME

    The Systemic Issues within AFSCME

    Colin Maycock calls in to talk about some issues his local AFSCME union is having with their Council. Brandon Parker is an up and coming politician in SI. He is labor's candidate for assembly and he is calling in to tell us about his campaign. According to Gallup Americans are not proud to be Americans, we look at why that might be the case plus we let you know who the 20 targets are to get the HEROES Act passed. MLB Players need your support in their ongoing contract fight with MLB.

    • 1 hr 17 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
7 Ratings

7 Ratings

birchy82 ,

Best way to get your news on politics

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!

union lover 92 ,

Great show

This is a great show that focuses on union issues and politics!

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