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UC Radio produces daily brief updates on DC-area labor news, events and history. Labor Live@5 features live music from the working class. Your Rights at Work is a weekly live call-in radio show about worker rights. All shows originate on WPFW 89.3 FM in the District of Columbia.

Union City Radio Metro Washington Council & 89.3 FM WPFW

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UC Radio produces daily brief updates on DC-area labor news, events and history. Labor Live@5 features live music from the working class. Your Rights at Work is a weekly live call-in radio show about worker rights. All shows originate on WPFW 89.3 FM in the District of Columbia.

    Union City Radio ”Be kind to your retail worker”

    Union City Radio ”Be kind to your retail worker”

    Incidents of harassment, violence and hate on the rise in stores as holiday shopping season gets underway.
    Today’s labor quote: John L. Lewis.
    Today’s labor history: National hunger march on DC for unemployment insurance.
      
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    • 1 min
    Union City Radio ‘Tis the season to strike

    Union City Radio ‘Tis the season to strike

    AFL-CIO's real time strike map and how to show your solidarity.
    Today’s labor quote: David Story.
    Today’s labor history: Colored National Labor Union formed.
      
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    Union City Radio Union City Radio Highlights

    Union City Radio Union City Radio Highlights

    John Oliver on union-busting; “Wage shortage” fuels area driver shortage; “I feel strong when I see other women with us.”
    Today’s labor quote: Henry George.
    Today’s labor history: AFL-CIO formed after 20-year split.   

    @wpfwdc #1u #unions #LaborRadioPod @AFLCIO @iamjohnoliver @LastWeekTonight @TheDailyShow @ATULocal689 @ATUComm @SolidarityCntr


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    • 4 min
    Union City Radio AFGE urges Congress to avert government shutdown

    Union City Radio AFGE urges Congress to avert government shutdown

    Calls possible shutdown “a lump of coal in the stocking of every hardworking American.”
    Today’s labor quote: Everett Kelley.
    Today’s labor history: Textile strikers win a 10-hour day; SF employees win 8-hour day.   

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    • 2 min
    Your Rights at Work Talk Show Your Rights at Work - Thursday, December 2, 2021

    Your Rights at Work Talk Show Your Rights at Work - Thursday, December 2, 2021

    Chris Garlock / Ed Smith

    • 1 hr
    Union City Radio “I feel strong when I see other women with us”

    Union City Radio “I feel strong when I see other women with us”

    Union women in Nigeria battle gender-based violence and harassment.
    Today’s labor quote: Rita Goyit.
    Today’s labor history: Wal-Mart pays $40 million for violating worker rights.  
     
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    • 3 min

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