Union City Radio

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

October 15th, 2021    

BSO relocates another show, citing Strathmore labor dispute

Union says Strathmore is using the pandemic to eliminate full-time jobs and cut hours.
Today’s labor quote: John T. Dunlop.
Today’s labor history: Wilson signs "Labor’s Magna Carta".

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October 14th, 2021    

Stage Employees set strike date

IATSE will strike nationally on October 18 if no deal is reached.
Today’s labor quote: IATSE.
Today’s labor history: International Working People's Association founded.

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October 13th, 2021    

COVID’s deadly toll on teachers

Global education union calls for vaccine equity.
Today’s labor quote: Susan Hopgood.
Today’s labor history: San Jose Mercury News newspaper carriers win walkout.

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October 12th, 2021    

Strike averted at KC

Stagehands and Kennedy Center reach agreement on a new contract.
Today’s labor quote: David McIntyre.
Today’s labor history: The Battle of Virden.
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October 11th, 2021    

How unions are confronting digitalization

“Who controls the technology is important.”
Today’s labor quote: William "Big Bill" Haywood.
Today’s labor history: Hawaiian plantation workers strike.

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October 10th, 2021    

Union City Radio Highlights

“Stop stalling and let‘s negotiate!”; Women’s soccer players score major wins; Hollywood workers OK strike; Kellogg’s workers strike; How you can support striking Kellogg workers.
Today’s labor quote: Ismail Smith-Wade-El
Today’s labor history: Murder in the fields.
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October 8th, 2021    

How you can support striking Kellogg workers

Sign the petition; Kellogg’s is threatening to send jobs to Mexico.  
Today’s labor quote: Lech Walesa.
Today’s labor history: 30 fire fighters injured battling the Great Chicago Fire.

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October 7th, 2021    

Kellogg’s workers strike

Reject wage and benefit cuts after generating record profits for Kellogg’s.
Today’s labor quote: AFL-CIO.
Today’s labor history: Hollywood’s "Battle of the Mirrors".

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October 6th, 2021    

Hollywood workers OK strike

IATSE members authorize first strike in union’s history; talks to resume.
Today’s labor quote: Matthew Loeb.
Today’s labor history: first National Conference of Trade Union Women.

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October 5th, 2021    

Women’s soccer players score major wins

National Women’s Soccer League cancels games, fires abusive coaches at urging of players’ union.
Today’s labor quote: Tonya Antonucci.
Today’s labor history: The Battle of Burbank.

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