AFT Vice President Mary Cathryn Ricker discusses how we can use the power of collective bargaining to protect students and the public school system.
Ron Baker of the BCTGM joins us to talk about the Baker’s Union Digital Day of Action. They are calling on people to use social media to protest Nabisco exploiting Mexican labor. They want the jobs that were shipped to Mexico to come back to The United States.
Betsy DeVos’s confirmation as Education Secretary is hardly the end of our education fight this year. AFT International Executive VP Mary Cathryn Ricker joins us to explain why attention should be paid to the consequences of the Gorsach nomination and its possible impact to public education.
College students are supporting BCTGM in their fight for jobs with Nabisco/Mondelese, as BCTGM members fight for students’ rights in turn. Ron Baker, their Strategic Campaign Coordinator, joins us to talk about the upcoming Digital Day of Action.
Bill Londrigan, president of the Kentucky AFL-CIO, talks about what they’re doing in the state to protect workers’ rights.
Jackie Jeter, President of ATU 689, explains how legislators are trying to sneaking language about collective bargaining and pensions into much-needed safety bills aimed at the DC Transit system.
Budget cuts being proposed by the Trump administration will make America less secure and endanger the lives of the public and our public servants, AFGE Legislative Rep Charity Wilson explains.
Bill Londrigan, president of the Kentucky AFL-CIO talks about a large protest that greeted Mike Pence when he arrived in Louisville on Saturday.
Angela Neopolitano, chapter president for the nurses at Delaware County Memorial Hospital, talks about the boistrous launch of the nurses and technical workers’ strike for better staffing levels and patient safety.
The way we work is changing as rapidly as the technology we use to do it. Part-time, seasonal, and gig jobs are becoming more prevalent, but workers still need benefits. Venture capitalist Nick Hanauer and Seattle SEIU president David Rolf present their idea of a Shared Security System – portable benefits that could close the gap.