Your Rights At Work: May 30, 2019
Broadcast on WPFW 89.3FM.
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.
Metro strands passengers; Chavez Prep leaves teachers in the lurch; “Save UMC” campaign wins partial funding; Trump attacks govt scientists; Labor 411 DC Edition released; Norma Rae screens tonight.
JENNIE TOMLINSON, School librarian and technology coordinator at Chavez Prep: Update on school’s closing leaving teachers (who voted to unionize last year) stranded without health care or salaries this summer. Her colleague Christian Herr will be speaking at the Norma Rae screening tonight at AFI.
BARRY HOBSON, ATU Chief of Staff: TRANSIT UNION SAYS METRO SHUTDOWNS LEAVE PASSENGERS “STRANDED AND IN DANGER”
MARK GRUENBERG, Editor, Press Associates Union News Service
Union campaign gets partial funding restored at D.C. public hospital
Union, political pressure halts hostile hedge fund takeover of Gannett newspaper chain
Making it official, USW’s Gerard to retire in mid-July
New ATU President Costa must hit ground running vs Trump sidelining safety
Trump transfer of air marshals, possibly screeners, too, to Mexican border draws flak
DANA GOLD, Government Accountability Project Director of Education: stories about work GAP is doing with science whistleblowers, some unionized, and how science has been under assault by this administration; On Politics: Trump Hardens Attack on Climate Science
CHERRI SENDERS, Labor 411 publisher: Labor 411 DC Edition release party tonight at McGinty’s (5:30p) before “Norma Rae” screening (7:15p at AFI). “Cherri’s picks”: top 3 favorites in this year’s edition.
Produced by Peter Pocock and Chris Garlock; engineered by Mike Nasella
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