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  • emThe Crusades of Cesar Chavezem
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    The Crusades of Cesar Chavez

    Miriam Pawel talked about her book, The Crusades of Cesar Chavez: A Biography, in which she chronicles the life and activism of United Farm Workers co-founder and president Cesar Chavez.…

    448 views
  • emChristian Science Monitorem Labor Day Breakfast with AFLCIO President Richard Trumka
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    Christian Science Monitor Labor Day Breakfast with AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka

    AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka delivered remarks and answered reporters' questions at a virtual event hosted by the Christian Science Monitor. At the start, he talked about the progress…

    143 views
  • Washington Journal Richard Trumka Discusses Unions  Campaign 2020
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    Richard Trumka on Unions and Campaign 2020

    AFL-CIO’s Richard Trumka talked about issues important to union members in campaign 2020.

    160 views
  • emRebel Cinderellaem
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    Rebel Cinderella

    Historian Adam Hochschild recalled the early 20th century Russian emigre Rose Pastor Stokes, who was a founding member of America’s Communist Party and married to New York millionaire James…

    708 views
  • After Words with Steven Greenhouse
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    After Words with Steven Greenhouse

    Steven Greenhouse talked about his book, Beaten Down, Worked Up: The Past, Present, and Future of American Labor, on the challenges facing American workers. He was interviewed by…

    764 views
  • Newsmakers with Richard Trumka
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    Newsmakers with Richard Trumka

    AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka talked about the impact of the conronavirus pandemic on American workers what he expects in the future. Topics included the U.S. economy, labor’s…

    687 views
  • Teamsters Host Labor Forum in Iowa
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    Teamsters Labor Forum in Iowa

    Six 2020 Democratic presidential candidates spoke at a forum on labor issues hosted by the International Brotherhood of Teamsters union in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Taking questions from the…

    1,962 views
  • Teamsters Hosts Labor Forum in Iowa Introductory Remarks
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    Teamsters Hosts Labor Forum in Iowa, Introductory Remarks

    Six 2020 Democratic presidential candidates spoke at a forum on labor issues hosted by the International Brotherhood of Teamsters union in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. This portion of the event…

    31 views
  • Washington Journal Ian Kullgren Discusses UAW Strike  Future of Unions
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    Ian Kullgren on UAW Strike and Future of Unions

    Politico Pro employment and immigration reporter Ian Kullgren discussed the tentative end to the United Automobile Workers (UAW)-General Motors strike and what it means for the future of…

    401 views
  • 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…

    84 views
  • 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…

    171 views
  • 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…

    876 views
  • 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…

    764 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.

    398 views
  • 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.

    260 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…

    423 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.

    526 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…

    126 views
  • 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…

    677 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…

    123 views
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