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.
On today’s show:
Hour 1 (local)
Unite Here 7 organizer Tracy Lingo on the Marriott strike, now almost 3 weeks old.
Alex Baptiste, from the National Partnership for Women and Families, on “Miscarrying at Work: The Physical Toll of Pregnancy Discrimination.” Here are two resources on pregnancy rights from the National Partnership: Know Your Rights and background on the Pregnancy Discrimination Act, which marks its' 40th anniversary on October 31.
Plus: "Union Blood" the latest song by SpudWrench, AKA Michael Peterson, the singing elevator engineer.
Hour 2 (national)
Tim Schlittner, co-host of the AFL-CIO's new “State of the Unions.” podcast.
Georgetown University graduate student workers Hailey Huget and Kevin Carriere, members of the Georgetown Alliance of Graduate Employees (GAGE).
Plus: "9 to 5" by Dolly Parton.
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