Union City Radio

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

January 17th, 2022    

Protect our voting rights

“Our freedom is on the line.” AFL-CIO’s Liz Shuler on making our voices heard.
Today’s labor quote: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Today’s labor history: JFK signs Executive Order 10988, guaranteeing federal workers the right to join unions.   

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January 16th, 2022    

Union City Radio Highlights

Unions sue OSHA; DC firefighter meets twins he delivered; Voting Rights Week of Action; National Center for Transgender Equality workers unionize
Today’s labor quote: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Today’s labor history: United States Civil Service Commission established.

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January 14th, 2022    

National Center for Transgender Equality workers unionize

Join NPEU after card-check, in “historic moment.”
Today’s labor quote: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
Today’s labor history: Pennsylvania Superior Court says bosses can fire workers for being gay.

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January 13th, 2022    

DCNA joins staffing crisis Day of Action

“Nurses are also being pushed by supervisors to come to work even when they are sick.”
Today’s labor quote: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
Today’s labor history: Chicano citrus workers strike.   

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January 12th, 2022    

Voting Rights Week of Action!

Take action now to demand that our Senators exercise their majority and pass the Freedom to Vote Act and John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act.
Today’s labor quote: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
Today’s labor history: FDR creates all-male National War Labor Board.   

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January 11th, 2022    

DC firefighter meets twins he delivered

Fire Fighters Local 36 member Dan Lottes won the department’s 2021 paramedic of the year award.
Today’s labor quote: "Pretty Boy" Floyd.
Today’s labor history: “Bread & Roses” textile strike begins.  
 
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January 10th, 2022    

Unions sue OSHA

Demand permanent COVID-19 safety standard.
Today’s labor quote: George Meany.
Today’s labor history: Pemberton Mill collapse traps 900.
  
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January 9th, 2022    

Union City Radio Highlights

Politics and Prose recognizes union; DNC staff votes to unionize; Sideline the filibuster!
Today’s labor quote: 1918 Mediation Commission
Today’s labor history: 80,000 Chicago construction workers strike.

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January 7th, 2022    

Sideline the filibuster!

On January 6 anniversary, with “American democracy under threat,” AFL-CIO head says “we need democracy in the U.S. Senate.” Click here to add your name to protect voting rights.
Today’s labor quote: Liz Shuler.
Today’s labor history: Unions push for reunification.   

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January 6th, 2022    

DNC staff votes to unionize

One of the largest organizing campaigns yet to take place within Democratic politics.
Today’s labor quote: Gus Papathanasiou, Chairman of the United States Capitol Police Labor Committee.
Today’s labor history: Toronto Labour Council endorses equal pay for equal work.  
 
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