Hosted by Chris Garlock and Ed Smith
DC’s call-in show about worker rights: those you have, those you don’t, how to get them and how to use them.
HOUR 1: 1-2P
KASSAHUN FOLLO, President, Confederation of Ethiopian Trade Unions (CETU) on the role of the Ethiopian trade union movement as Ethiopia -- the second most populous country in Sub Saharan Africa -- is going through a unprecedented democratic transition freeing all political prisoners and allowing opposition groups (including groups in exile) to peacefully operate within the country for the first time.
HASSAN KANU, Legal Editor/Reporter, Bloomberg Law (& Newspaper Guild member)
D.C. Hospital Faces Labor Complaint After Ousting Union
Off-Duty Picketing at Hospital Won’t Get High Court Look
Labor Department Official Resigns Amid Possible Ethics Probe
HOUR 2: 2-3P
Labor news and listener calls.
Achoo! Here is Why New Study Says Employees Lie About Allergies to Get Out of Work
ADELANTE FACING DISCRIMINATION LAWSUIT AND MINIMUM WAGE VIOLATIONS
NYC BILL TO END FAST-FOOD WORKER FIRINGS WITHOUT JUST CAUSE
RIGHT-TO-WORK LAW MAY GO UNDER SUPREME COURT REVIEW
THE HARVARD SHOP ORDERED TO GIVE EMPLOYEES $47,000 IN BACK PAY
Music: C.R.E.A.M. (Cash Rules Everything Around Me); Wu-Tang Clan
Produced by Chris Garlock; engineered by Robin Smith. Union City Radio is supported by our friends at Union Plus.