Union City Radio

Latest DC-area labor news, updates, events calendar and labor history. Part of the Labor Radio/Podcast Network; #LaborRadioPod

July 6th, 2022    

Local updates: honors, elections & retirements

DCHA honors MWC president Forester and AFGE 70 member Franselene St. Jean-Clarke; LaBille reelected at SMART Local 100; Hogan retires from IBEW Local 26.
Today’s labor quote: Richie LaBille.
Today’s labor history: Debs arrested during the Pullman strike.

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July 5th, 2022    

LGBTQIA+ trivia quiz

OPEIU Local 2’s LGBTQIA+ themed trivia game celebrates the just-concluded Pride Month.
Today’s labor quote: Tammy Baldwin.
Today’s labor history: National Labor Relations Act signed into law.

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July 4th, 2022    

Turning out the Maryland labor vote

Metro Washington Labor Council and state AFL-CIO coordinate phonebanks and door-to-door canvasses to turn out union vote in Maryland on July 19.
Today’s labor quote: Margaret Poydock.
Today’s labor history: Baltimore Evening Sun newsboys die in blaze.
 
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July 3rd, 2022    

Union City Radio Highlights

“A devastating blow to working women”; “We will mobilize millions of women across the country”; DC teachers rally for contract; Belarus union leaders under attack.
Today’s labor quote: Charlotte Perkins Gilman.
Today’s labor history: Children strike Paterson silk mills.

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July 1st, 2022    

Belarus union leaders under attack

Rudy Porter, Solidarity Center Regional Program Director for Europe and Central Asia, reports. The BKDP has put out a call for international solidarity and supporters are signing this LabourStart petition.
Today’s labor quote: Rudy Porter.
Today’s labor history: Arizona copper miners strike.  

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June 30th, 2022    

DC teachers rally for contract

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Today’s labor quote: Jacqueline Pogue-Lyons.
Today’s labor history: Alabama outlaws leasing convicts to mine coal.   

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June 29th, 2022    

Lawmakers demand equal pay for NABET-CWA workers

Coalition of House Democrats calls for members of NABET-CWA Local 52031 employed at Maslow Media Group to receive equal pay for equal work.  
Today’s labor quote: Bob Williams.
Today’s labor history: FDR signs EO establishing NLRB.

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June 28th, 2022    

“We will mobilize millions of women across the country”

CLUW_pro-union_pro-choice61hc3.pngThe Coalition of Labor Union Women’s defiant response to Friday’s overturning of Roe v. Wade by the Supreme Court.
Today’s labor quote: Elise Bryant.
Today’s labor history: Labor Day declared U.S. holiday.  

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June 27th, 2022    

“A devastating blow to working women”

Labor responds to Supreme Court’s decision overturning Roe v. Wade.
Today’s labor quote: Liz Shuler.
Today’s labor history: Wobblies founded in Chicago.  

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June 26th, 2022    

Union City Radio Highlights

MetroAccess workers hit streets; Union Kitchen workers win union recognition; Towson Apple store workers make history; MWC candidates sweep DC primary.
Today’s labor quote: Eugene V. Debs.
Today’s labor history: American Railway Union members refuse to handle Pullman cars during strike.

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