Hosted by Chris Garlock and Peter Pocock
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
Gerry Connolly, Congressman for Virginia's 11th District: If Trump has his way, this major federal agency is on the way out.
Harold Meyerson, Managing Editor, The American Prospect: This May Day, It’s Time to Cut Work Down to Size;
The Millennialization of American Labor.
Judy Conti, Government Affairs Director, National Employment Law Project: A high-ranking lawyer says she was told to serve the cake. She complained, then she was fired; Remaking 9 to 5? What Today’s Working Women Want to See. Resources: CoWorker.org; NELA.org; workplacefairness.org; NELP.
HOUR 2: 2:00p EDT
Latest labor news, plus listener calls: 202-588-0893
Guest: Mark Gruenberg, Editor, Press Associates Union News Service
Witnesses delve into details at Congress’s first-ever Medicare For All hearing; Fire Fighters back Biden for president; Brazilian unionists describe dire human rights situation there; Trump Labor Secretary Acosta ducks tough questions at panel hearing
Music: R.J. Phillips Band: Troubled Waters.
"Troubled Waters" is written by Joe DeFilippo and performed by the R.J. Phillips Band, a group of Baltimore musicians. The song is about Emily and Mary Edmonson, a bay schooner called the Pearl and the largest documented slave escape in U.S. history, which happened right here in DC.
Joe DeFilippo: vocals, bass, acoustic guitar ; Bill Phelan: electric guitar, whistle ; Patrick McAvinue: fiddle; Leslie Darr: background vocals; Bill Pratt: percussion, keyboards, horns.
Produced & recorded by: Bill Pratt @ the Bratt Studio, Baltimore,MD
CREDITS: Produced by Chris Garlock; engineered by Mike Nasella. Union City Radio is supported by our friends at Union Plus.