Buck Geno of Work in Progress Radio and special guest MIRS Publisher and Co-Owner John Reurink discuss the latest legislative news coming out of the state of Michigan, and how the recent Virginia special election highlights the importance of all ballots, and a possible change in the tides.
Deb Kline of the Cleveland Jobs with Justice joins us to talk about the Virginia race for State Legislator that’s been all over the news, turning a 17 year GOP majority over, and how the importance of verifying your provisional ballot is incredibly important!
International Brotherhood of Teamsters Vice President Rome Aloise joins us to talk about their collaborations with San Francisco start ups, bringing a human element to automation of the future, good paying jobs, and bringing labor into the innovations of the future.
Buck Geno of Work in Progress Radio joins us to give listeners an update on the efforts to save prevailing wage in Michigan, and also a push for bringing the trades into schools, raising questions about their certifications and labor ties.
POLITICO Heathcare Reporter Paul Demko joins us to discuss, “Obamacare sign ups surge.”
Nate Evans of Media Matters joins us to announce this week’s winnners of the Tinfoil Hat Awards!
Labor Reporter Doug Cunningham joins us to talk about a big teachers union pension victory in Michigan, Disney theme park workers calling for $15 an hour, and UAW President Dennis Williams’ press conference addressing the latest news coming out of the auto workers union.
This week on Informed Action with Allen Kukovich and Tom Balya we talk about the current state of our nation and some of the important things going on surrounding the GOP tax plan.
Reporter from The Nation, Michelle Chen comes on the program to talk to us about sexual harassment in the workplace and how unions protect people who want to voice their concerns. Unfortunately there is still harassment in unions and union workplaces, and the people the most at risk are people who are making less money because they may be afraid to lose what little they already have. Her full article on the topic may be found at The Nation: “Stopping Sexual Abuse on the Job Begins With Empowering Workers.“