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  • Lansings Automotive Industry
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    Lansing's Automotive Industry

    General Motors (GM) has two automobile manufacturing plants in Lansing. Members of United Auto Workers (UAW) at both plants went on strike in September 2019 when contract negotiations broke down between the…

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  • emFor the Recordem
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    For the Record

    According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, there were 4,985 strikes involving 4.6 million workers in 1946 - the largest number the bureau ever recorded in a single year. The main issues were low wages and…

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  • emShadowbossesem
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    Shadowbosses

    Mallory Factor talked about the power of government employee unions and impact they have had on policy-making. He responded to questions from members of the audience in the Heritage…

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  • emChristian Science Monitorem Breakfast With Richard Trumka
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    Christian Science Monitor Breakfast With Richard Trumka

    AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka discussed the labor movement, 2020 elections, global trade and tariffs, and the Trump administration at a breakfast hosted by the Christian Science Monitor in…

    682 views
  • Washington Journal Mark Mix Discusses Labor Union and Workforce Issues
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    Mark Mix on Labor Union and Workforce Issues

    National Right to Work Legal Defense Foundation president Mark Mix talked about labor union and workforce issues.

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  • Washington Journal David Madland Discusses Labor Union and Workforce Issues
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    David Madland on Labor Union and Workforce Issues

    Center for American Progress American Worker Project strategic director David Madland talked about labor union and workforce issues.

    186 views
  • Newsmakers with Mary Kay Henry
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    Newsmakers with Mary Kay Henry

    Mary Kay Henry, president of Service Employees International Union (SEIU), talked about Campaign 2020 issues. Topics included health care, the economy, the Democratic presidential…

    319 views
  • Washington Journal Mark Janus  Brian Kelsey Discuss Efforts to Legally Challenge Labor Unions
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    Mark Janus and Brian Kelsey on Challenging Labor Unions

    Mark Janus, the lead plaintiff in the 2018 Supreme Court Case Janus v. AFSCME, and Liberty Justice Center’s Brian Kelsey talked about efforts to legally challenge labor unions.

    453 views
  • International Labour Organization
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    International Labour Organization

    Labor Secretary Alex Acosta participated in a discussion with Guy Ryder, director-general of the International Labour Organization (ILO), on global labor laws and what improvements are…

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  • AFLCIO President Richard Trumka Speaks at Economic Club of Washington DC
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    AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka on Trade and Labor Policy

    President Richard Trumka joined the Economic Club of Washington, DC for a wide-ranging discussion on labor, trade and the 2020 presidential election. Mr. Trumka talked about his…

    591 views
  • Unionizing Women Garment Workers
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    Unionizing Women Garment Workers

    In the early 20th century, the International Ladies' Garment Workers Union was the largest women’s union in the world. It pushed to improve benefits for women in the clothing industry and inspired union…

    83 views
  • emThe Land is Richem
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    The Land is Rich

    This documentary used by the United Farm Workers union chronicles the history of California’s migrant agricultural workers and their protests for higher wages, union recognition, and safer…

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  • Agricultural Labor Since 1930 and Organic Farming
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    Agricultural Labor Since 1930 and Organic Farming

    Tulane University professor Jana Lipman taught a class on agricultural labor in the United States since 1930 and the rise of organic farming. She described the “bracero” program which…

    589 views
  • US Chamber of Commerce Labor Day Press Briefing
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    U.S. Chamber of Commerce Labor Day Press Briefing

    The U.S. Chamber of Commerce held its annual Labor Day press briefing with two of its analysts to discuss economic and workplace issues facing U.S. businesses. J.D. Foster, chief economist…

    110 views
  • Washington Journal Brishen Rogers Discusses Labor Unions
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    Brishen Rogers on the Role of Labor Unions

    Brishen Rogers talked about the role of labor unions.

    478 views
  • Washington Journal Mark Mix Discusses Right to Work Laws
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    Mark Mix on Right to Work Laws

    Mark Mix talked about “right to work” laws that allow workers to choose whether to join or support labor unions.

    499 views
  • Richard Trumka Speaks at emChristian Science Monitorem Breakfast
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    Christian Science Monitor Breakfast with Richard Trumka

    AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka said his labor organization would consider all candidates, including President Trump, for 2020 political endorsements. Mr. Trumka’s comments came during a questions and…

    711 views
  • Washington Journal News Headlines and Viewer Calls
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    Open Phones, Part 1

    Telephone lines and social media were open for viewer comments from union members on the question “How will you vote in 2018?”

    843 views
  • Congressional Democrats and Labor Leaders Unveil Collective Bargaining Legislation
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    Democrats and Union Leaders Brief Reporters on Collective Bargaining Legislation

    Democratic members of Congress and union leaders held a press conference on mandatory union fees following the 5-4 Supreme Court decision in Janus v. AFSCME which found that states cannot require government workers to pay…

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  • Washington Journal Mark Janus  Jacob Huebert Discusses Supreme Court Ruling on Government Unions
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    Mark Janus and Jacob Huebert on Supreme Court Ruling on Government Unions

    Mark Janus, lead plaintiff in the AFSCME vs. Janus Supreme Court case, and his attorney Jacob Huebert talked about the high court’s ruling earlier in the week.

    1,012 views
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