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Labor Day celebrations from Tennessee to Kentuckey!

Union Edge - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 12:28

Kentucky AFL-CIO President Bill Londrigan joins us to report in from the Louisville Zoo and their Labor Day Event.

Tennessee AFL-CIO President Gary Moore joins us to report in on Labor Day Festivities in the Tennessee area.

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Mitch McConnell’s Campaign Manager Resigns amid scandal accusations.

Union Edge - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 12:26

DC Labor Lobbyist Eric Shulman of Shulman and Associates joins us to talk about the labor movement that is responsible for bringing us Labor Day and the benefits we have today.

Berry Craig of the Kentucky Labor Institute and the Western Kentucky Area AFL-CIO Labor Council joins reporting in live at the western Kentucky Labor Day Festivities discussing the local Labor Day Parade and the latest breaking news: Mitch McConnell’s Campaign Manager Resigns amid scandal accusations.

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The History of Labor Day, and what it mean to be part of a union.

Union Edge - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 12:25

Chris Garlock of the DC Labor Council joins us to talk about Labor Day Festivities in Washington DC.

Labor Organizer Stewart Acuff joins us live from Washington DC to talk about the history of Labor Day.

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We talk Labor Day celebrations across the country

Union Edge - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 12:24

Terry the Teamster Hoogerhyde of Teamsters Local 406 joins us live from Detroit to report in on Detroit’s Labor Day celebrations and candidates that came out to meet the people of Michigan.

Jim Chase of Teamsters Local 406 and Work in Progress Radio joins us live from Grand Rapids MI. to tell us about their Labor Day Festivities.

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We talk equal pay for women with Joan Entmacher

Union Edge - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 12:22

Joan Entmacher, Vice President for Family Economic Security at the National Women’s Law Center, joins us to talk about low wage works equal pay for women.

 

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We talk about talk about with Katie McGinty about Tom Wolf's upcoming PA governor election

Union Edge - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 12:20

Katie McGinty, Executive Director of the Fresh Start for PA PAC joins us to talk about Candidate for Governor Tom Wolf’s campaign and Labor Day in Pittsburgh.

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UAW President Dennis Williams, U.S. VP Joe Biden and Teamsters President James Hoffa Kick Off Labor Day Parade in Detroit

UAW - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 12:09

Thousands of union members and supporters gathered in Detroit for the historic Labor Day Parade down Michigan Avenue today, pledging to activate voters with the November election approaching with the theme “Together We WILL WIN!” 
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Hoffa, Biden Rally in Detroit on Labor Day

Teamsters - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 11:51

Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa joined Vice President Joe Biden today to rally in Detroit prior to the city’s annual Labor Day parade to honor labor’s legacy and lead the charge for its future. 

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Members in two UAW regions join to support Gov. Cuomo and progressive New York statewide candidates in November election

UAW - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 06:00
NEW YORK – Workers from UAW Regions 9 and 9A are pleased to jointly announce the endorsement of the following statewide candidates for the November general election for New York governor, lieutenant governor, comptroller and attorney general. The endorsements include:

Governor:
             Andrew Cuomo
Lt. Governor:         Kathy Hochul
Comptroller:          Thomas Dinapoli Media Location:  Above the Body Content

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How we inspire the nation to get out and vote!

Union Edge - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 05:53

Buck Geno of Work in Progress Radio joins us with special guest Dani Vilella, President of the Grand Rapids Chapter of the National Organization for Women, discussing how to inspire people to go out and vote in the upcoming election and what happens when you don’t exorcise your right to vote.

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Labor Day Events happening in Cleveland OH

Union Edge - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 05:50

Deb Kline of Cleveland Jobs for Justice joins us to talk about Cleveland’s Labor Day Events, and making sure you really are registered to vote!

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UAW President Dennis Williams joins U.S. Vice President Joe Biden and International Brotherhood of Teamsters President James P. Hoffa to Kick Off Labor Day Parade in Detroit

UAW - Sun, 08/31/2014 - 13:28
UAW President Dennis Williams will join U.S. Vice President Joe Biden and International Brotherhood of Teamsters President James P. Hoffa as the three speak before they kick off the traditional Labor Day parade.   The theme for this year’s parade is “Together We WILL WIN!!” Media Location:  Above the Body Content Left Content:   

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Attention Construction Members

IBB - Sat, 08/30/2014 - 09:07
Notice of Referral Rule Effective Date - Drug Testing

Click on the link below to view the amendment.

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We about with USAS on their work with international sweatshop workers, and its Union Quiz day!

Union Edge - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 12:57

Chris Garlock of the DC Labor Council joins us to talk about upcoming Labor Day events, and to quiz our knowledge on Union Made beers.

Jeff Uehlinger of United Students Against Sweatshops, USAS, joins us to talk about their work internationally with sweatshop workers.

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Residents speak out against Gov. Snyder!

Union Edge - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 12:55

 

Buck Geno of Work in Progress Radio joins us to talk about a rally for residents to speak out to Gov. Snyder.

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We discuss the new PA AFL-CIO initiative, and also Gov. Walker’s budget and jobs report in Wisconsin.

Union Edge - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 12:53

Penn State University Labor and Employment Relations Professor Doug Allen joins us to discuss their initiative with the PA AFL-CIO for the Labor Leadership Institute.

Doug Cunningham of Workers Independent News joins us to talk about Labor Day, your rights for a union, and the latest release of Gov. Walker’s budget and jobs report in Wisconsin.

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Protecting our teachers rights and this weeks Tin Foil Hat Awards

Union Edge - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 12:50

Nirvi Shah, deputy managing editor for POLITICO, joins us to talk about a Judge setting up a battle over teacher protections.

Media Matters Senior Researcher Emily Arrowood joins us to announce this weeks winners of the Tinfoil Hat Awards!

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HQ gets drenched for charity

IBB - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 11:57
International raises money to fight ALS

There were no dry eyes -- or other body parts -- for several dozen volunteers at International headquarters, August 29, as they endured a drenching of ice water in the fight against ALS. A number of Bank of Labor employees also took part in the “freeze line.”

The International group dunking raised $1,200, which will be matched by the Brotherhood. Participants from Bank of Labor contributed at least $500 (totals were still being determined at press time), with a dollar-for-dollar match to be added by the bank.

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The Deal: Sysco-US Foods Merger Under Fire From Teamsters

Teamsters - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 11:02

WASHINGTON (The Deal) -- A major union representing workers at Sysco Corp. (SYY_) and US Foods  said Thursday the merger partners have underestimated the market share the combined company would have if their $8.2 billion combination is cleared by the Federal Trade Commission.

http://www.thestreet.com/story/12861420/1/sysco-us-foods-merger-under-fire-from-teamsters.html
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Drivers at Carl’s Jr. Contractor MBM Corp. Win Teamster Representation

Teamsters - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 10:46

(COVINA, Calif.) – The National Labor Relations Board recently announced the certification of Teamsters Local 63 as the bargaining representative for 72 drivers at MBM Corporation in Ontario, Calif.

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