Berry Craig of the Kentucky AFL-CIO joins us to talk about how a Kentucky Court has decided to uphold their “right to work” legislation, and how labor plans to appeal it and bring it to the supreme court.
Labor reporter Doug Cunningham joins us to talk about how the NAFTA renegotiation has stated another round of talks, and why labor should have a much bigger voice in that discussion.
This week on The Labor Intensive with Rosemary Trump and Charlie McCollester we discuss the budget and all the things that are going around with the government shutdown.
Labor educator Mark McDermott comes on the program to talk about Trump’s racism and how unions are fighting that racism by accepting and encouraging diversity.
From the Ohio AFL-CIO we have President Tim Burga on the program to continue our discussion on gerrymandering and redistricting.
POLITICO reporter Dan Diamond joins us to talk about recent parts of the Department of Health and Human Services that have been added that are designed to take rights away from women and LGBT folks. Recent rules have pushed that medical providers can deny services to people based on their religious views. Cases that seem to be likely to be affected by this are abortions and transgender healthcare.
President of the Pennsylvania AFL-CIO comes on the program to discuss how crazy the districts in Pennsylvania are and why it makes sense that the courts have determined that the way that the lines are drawn now is unconstitutional.
Stuart Gardner from Ohio SMART joins us to talk about redistricting and gerrymandering in Ohio and Pennsylvania.
From The District Sentinel we have Sam Knight and Sam Sacks on the program to talk about how republicans are still using CHIP and DACA recipients as bargaining chips and how that is immoral. They talk about reports that up to 120 DACA recipients’ protections expire each day and how democrats need to expand protections for theses people right now.
Buck Geno of Work in Progress Radio joins us with special guest Grace Trudell, Business Representative with IBEW Local 58 and member of the Detroit Chapter of the Coalition of Labor Union Women join us to talk about Grace’s experience as a women in the trade, recruiting new women to the trades, and women’s marches happening around the country.