Connie Mabin joins us from USW/NextGen to talk about youth in the labor movement. We’re not just fighting, but building.
85% of federal employees live outside of the DC area, and most of them aren’t “paper pushers.” Cory Bythrow, Deputy Chief of Staff for AFGE, explains how a federal hiring freeze hurts the health and safety of the American public.
AT&T is traditionally a union friendly employer, but CWA is having a lot of negotiation struggles with this extremely profitable corporation. Ed Mooney, Vice President of CWA District 2-13, joins us to discuss what the union is asking for and the possibility of a strike.
Union organizing in the south has taken a surprising turn, Berry Craig from the Kentucky Labor Institute discusses.
Chris Garlock from the DC Labor Council talks about nurses on the front lines fighting for their patients.
Communications Director Stacey Ruckle of the West Virginia AFL-CIO shares concern about the consequences of the budget deficit for WV working families, and ways to attract businesses without sacrificing good jobs.
Communications Director of the Tennessee AFL-CIO Alyssa Hansen talk about pro-privatization bills and the Women’s March in Tennessee.
Reporter Chris Stevens of the Labor Paper out of Peoria, IL lays out the Koch brothers infiltration of state legislators across the country.
Executive Director of the Albany Social Justice Center Angelica Clarke, Winner of the Edna Award for Social Justice, talks about using her experience organizing with the CWA to advance community advocacy, and how union organizing is not a zero sum game.
Terry Hoogerhyde of Teamsters Local 406 out of Grand Rapids, MI talks about what the union will do to help workers if they are unfairly targeted during a union drive, and other important information about organizing and joining a union.