Union City Radio

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

May 9th, 2022    

Reproductive rights are workers rights

Unions respond to the leaked Supreme Court decision reversing Roe v. Wade.
Today’s labor quote: Hayley Brown.
Today’s labor history: Longshoremen’s strike sparks general work stoppage in San Francisco.   

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May 8th, 2022    

Union City Radio Highlights

Remembering the “labor priest”; Kaiser Permanente therapists unionize with UFCW; Public Service Recognition Week; MWC releases endorsements; Partnership Award honors Claimant Advocacy Program.
Today’s labor quote: 1863 Brotherhood of the Footboard Constitution.
Today’s labor history: Brotherhood of the Footboard ratifies constitution.

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May 6th, 2022    

Partnership Award honors Claimant Advocacy Program

CAP director Tonya Love is this year's Partnership Award winner from the Legal Aid Society of the District of Columbia.
Today’s labor quote: Mother Jones.
Today’s labor history: Spontaneous revolt by VA tobacco stemmers.

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May 5th, 2022    

MWC releases endorsements

More than two dozen get labor nod in DC, Montgomery County and Prince George’s County.  
Today’s labor quote: Dyana Forester
Today’s labor history: Battle of Harlan County.
   
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May 4th, 2022    

Public Service Recognition Week

“America’s dedicated public servants are the lifeblood of our democracy.”
Today’s labor quote: Joe Biden.
Today’s labor history: Haymarket Massacre.   

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May 3rd, 2022    

Kaiser Permanente therapists unionize with UFCW

The occupational, physical and speech therapists will be represented by UFCW Local 400 in the DMV area and UFCW Local 27 in the Baltimore region.
Today’s labor quote: Pete Seeger.
Today’s labor history: Chicago police kill 4, injure 200 at striker rally.   

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May 2nd, 2022    

Remembering the “labor priest”

AFL-CIO and the Catholic Labor Network host “The Labor Movement and the Catholic Church, Then and Now” discussion of Monsignor George Higgins.
Today’s labor quote: Monsignor George Higgins.
Today’s labor history: General strike by the Chicago Trades Assembly.
 
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May 1st, 2022    

Union City Radio Highlights

Labor movement’s Nobel Prize awarded; Study: UMD boosts management, cuts teachers; Striking for the Earth?; Death on the Job: The Toll of Neglect.
Today’s labor quote: Mother Jones.
Today’s labor history: May Day originates in Chicago.

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April 29th, 2022    

One Big Union!

“The Wobblies” opens 2022 DC Labor FilmFest Sunday at AFI Silver. Email cgarlock@dclabor.org to enter a raffle for free passes.  
Today’s labor quote: Deborah Shaffer.
Today’s labor history: Coxey’s Army reaches DC. 
 
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April 28th, 2022    

Death on the Job: The Toll of Neglect

Grim statistics from the AFL-CIO’s annual report on worker safety and health.
Today’s labor quote: Liz Shuler.
Today’s labor history: Two coal mine disasters; creation of OSHA.  
 
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