Bill Londrigan of the Kentucky AFL-CIO discusses the current court proceedings in regards to the Right To Work legislation in Kentucky. The AFL-CIO has to partially reassess their plan of attack because the judge is no longer interested in upholding the injunction and is more interested in a full repeal.
Some things that have become all too common these days. Chris Garlock joins us from the DC Labor Council to discuss the Republicans’ apparent tendency to vote based on their big donors’ wants instead of the views of their constituents. Will they do the same with this unpopular healthcare bill?
Connie Mabin joins us from the United Steelworkers to discuss the upcoming Jefferson Awards and what their union is doing to advance human rights.
California Senate Says ‘Yes’ to Guaranteed Healthcare for All! Deborah Burger RN and co president of California Nurses Association joins us to explain why nurses support this bill, and how it equates to savings for California families and businesses alike.
Will Attig explains how the President Trump’s proposed budget would take benefits away from more than 250,000 disabled senior citizen veterans.
Rick Bloomingdale, president of the Pennsylvania AFL-CIO talks about what they’re doing to protect the pensions of public employees and encourage business in the state.
Bill Londrigan, president of the Kentucky AFL-CIO discusses what they’re doing on the Hill to combat Right to Work in their state.
Nina Esposito-Visgitis, President of PFT Local 400, joins us to talk about the importance of early childhood education, and what parents can do during the summer to help continue their children’s education.
Aaron Greenburg and Julia Powers from Local 33 at Yale join us to talk about how Yale refuses to bargain with the workers in Local 33 and their hunger strike to attempt to bring the Yale administration to the table. Julia also brings up the serious problem of how in cases of sexual harassment it is often that the victims of the harassment are the ones forced to leave and the perpetrators are allowed to stay.
Nathan James, the President of AFGE Local 3331 joins us to talk on the Local’s fight to protect the EPA. He says that the proposed cuts to the EPA will make a very difficult mission nearly impossible.