Union City Radio

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

January 22nd, 2021    

Biden fires NLRB’s unionbuster

Peter Robb is a former management lawyer who helped Ronald Reagan bust the air traffic controllers union in 1981.
Today’s labor quote: Joe Biden.
Today’s labor history: Birth of Terence Powderly.  

@wpfwdc #1u #unions #LaborRadioPod @AFLCIO

Proud member of the Labor Radio Podcast Network

January 21st, 2021    

Excluded Worker cash assistance available

DC Care program is for District residents ineligible for Unemployment Insurance.
Today’s labor quote: Randi Weingarten.
Today’s labor history: The Charleston Five.  

@wpfwdc #1u #unions #LaborRadioPod @AFTunion @GeorgetownKILWP

Proud member of the Labor Radio Podcast Network

January 20th, 2021    

“The least we can do”

How you can thank custodial staff who cleaned up after the Capitol insurrection and made democracy possible.
Today’s labor quote: Sharon McMahon.
Today’s labor history: A Snapshot in Misery.
 
@wpfwdc #1u #unions #LaborRadioPod @AFSCME

Proud member of the Labor Radio Podcast Network

January 19th, 2021    

Stand! screens free tonight online

DC Labor FilmFest’s virtual screening of hit labor musical; click here to RSVP. Includes post-film Q&A with director Robert Adetuyi, composer/producer Danny Schur and actor Gregg Henry.    
Today’s labor quote: Stand!  
Today’s labor history: Gunned Down in Cold Blood.  

@wpfwdc #1u #unions #LaborRadioPod @stand_movie

Proud member of the Labor Radio Podcast Network

January 18th, 2021    

Labor hails Biden’s COVID-19 relief package

AFL-CIO says it’ll provide “healing and hope to those suffering under this deadly pandemic.”  
Today’s labor quote: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Today’s labor history: We Want to Live, Not Just Exist.  

@wpfwdc #1u #unions #LaborRadioPod

Proud member of the Labor Radio Podcast Network

January 17th, 2021    

This Week’s Union City Radio Highlights

Biden’s Labor Secretary has the right tools; AFL-CIO calls for Trump’s resignation; COVID’s unequal effect on women workers; DC-area educators demand coordinated reopening plan; Workers worried about more attacks on DC
Today’s labor history: Standing Against Wage Theft.  
Today’s labor quote: Lucy Parsons.

@wpfwdc #1u #unions #LaborRadioPod @AFLCIO @ituc @GoIUPAT @iww

Proud member of the Labor Radio Podcast Network

January 15th, 2021    

Workers worried about more attacks on DC

Hotel and transit workers call for increased safety measures and/or closures around inauguration.
Today’s labor quote: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Today’s labor history: The Rise of the Bellamyites.
 
@wpfwdc #1u #unions #LaborRadioPod @ATULocal689 @ATUComm @DCHotelworkers

Proud member of the Labor Radio Podcast Network

January 14th, 2021    

DC-area educators demand coordinated reopening plan

Union leaders say the lack of a cohesive plan has created havoc for DC-area families, and poses a threat for students and teachers.
Today’s labor quote: Lucy Parsons.
Today’s labor history: Johnny Cash Plays Folsom Prison.
 
@wpfwdc #1u #unions #LaborRadioPod

Proud member of the Labor Radio Podcast Network

January 13th, 2021    

COVID’s unequal effect on women workers

ITUC’s Sharan Burrow says “a convergence of crises” is disproportionately affecting women care workers around the world.
Today’s labor quote: John Lewis.
Today’s labor history: The Cost of Wartime Industrial Peace.  

@wpfwdc #1u #unions #LaborRadioPod @ituc

Proud member of the Labor Radio Podcast Network

January 12th, 2021    

Biden’s Labor Secretary has the right tools

AFL-CIO president Rich Trumka says “Marty Walsh will be an exceptional labor secretary for the same reason that he was an out-standing mayor: he actually carried the tools.”
Today’s labor quote: Jack London.
Today’s labor history: The Battle of Running Bulls.  

@wpfwdc #1u #unions #LaborRadioPod @AFLCIO

Proud member of the Labor Radio Podcast Network

- Older Posts »

Play this podcast on Podbean App