Tia Koonse, Legal & Policy Research Manager for UCLA Labor Center, Part 1,  December 29, 2020

Listen to the program:  https://exchange.prx.org/p/352047 Interview by Ken Winkes:  Tia explains the reports on low-wages, the people who receive them, and the industries that pay them. For more information, go to http://www.labor.ucla.edu/ or http://www.labor.ucla.edu/what-we-do/rework-institute-for-worker-justice/l   #LaborRadioPod   About We Do The Work A weekly local worker radio program that features news, interviews, music, and comments, […]

Ramon Torres, President of FUJ, Jason Holland, WPEA Organizer, and Edgar Franks, C2C Organizer, December 15, 2020

Listen to the program: https://exchange.prx.org/p/350226 Interview by Gary Kanter: Ramon, Jason, and Edgar tell the story of how a group of farm workers ended up negotiating a great union contract. For more information, go to http://familiasunidasjusticia.org/en/home/, https://www.facebook.com/FamiliasUnidas/, or http://www.foodjustice.org/team/. We Do The Work Comment:  We need our voting rights guaranteed. #LaborRadioPod About We Do The […]

Jon Komorowski, Retired Chief Public Defender of Whatcom County, Part 2, November 24, 2020

Listen to the program: https://exchange.prx.org/p/347788 Interview by Lori Province: Jon explains in more detail why public defenders are so important to the justice system. For more information, go to https://www.opd.wa.gov/  or http://www.defensenet.org/. We Do The Work Comment:  It’s the economy, stupid. #LaborRadioPod ____________________________________________________________________________________ About We Do The Work A weekly local worker radio program that […]

Phillip Mattera, Research Director of Good Jobs First & Head of Corporate Research Project, Part 2,  October 13, 2020

Listen to the program:  https://soundcloud.com/ksvrfm/we-do-the-work-edit-program-for-20201013-october-13-2020   Interview by Lori Province: Phillip provides invaluable insights to the Corporate Research Project, which identifies information that can be used to advance corporate accountability campaigns. For more information, go to https://www.goodjobsfirst.org/ or https://www.goodjobsfirst.org/sites/default/files/docs/pdfs/wagetheft_report_revised.pdf or https://www.goodjobsfirst.org/violation-tracker or https://www.corp-research.org/.   We Do The Work Comment:  It’s the economy, stupid. #LaborRadioPod   About […]

Phillip Mattera, Director of the Corporate Research Project for Good Jobs First, Part 1, October 6, 2020

Listen to the program: https://soundcloud.com/ksvrfm/we-do-the-work-edit-program-for-20201006-october-6-2020 Interview by Lori Province: Phillip explains the findings of a new study called “Grand Theft Paycheck” that documents large corporations’ theft of their workers’ wages.  For more information, go to https://www.goodjobsfirst.org/ or https://www.goodjobsfirst.org/sites/default/files/docs/pdfs/wagetheft_report_revised.pdf or https://www.goodjobsfirst.org/violation-tracker. We Do The Work Comments: >  Wage theft is incredibly rampant in large corporations. >  […]

Conor Casey, Labor Archivist, Ellie Belew, author, and Megan Cornish, retiree from Seattle City Light, Part 2, Sept 22, 2020

Listen to the program: https://exchange.prx.org/p/339338 “Learn Yourself” with Conor Casey, Labor Archivist for the Labor Archives of Washington, Ellie Belew, author, and Megan Cornish, retiree from Seattle City Light, Part 2 Interview by Mike Dumovich:  Conor, Ellie, and Megan continue their conversation about Seattle City Light’s Electrical Trades Program and how the first trade’s women […]

Ellie Belew, author of ‘High Voltage Women’ and Megan Cornish, retiree from Seattle City Light, Part 1, Sept 15, 2020

Listen to the program:  https://exchange.prx.org/p/338569 “Learn Yourself” with Conor Casey, Labor Archivist for the Labor Archives of Washington, Ellie Belew, author, and Megan Cornish, retiree from Seattle City Light, Part 1 Interview by Mike Dumovich:  Conor, Ellie, and Megan examine Seattle City Light’s Electrical Trades Program and how the first trade’s women were treated as […]

Larry Hildes, Civil Rights Attorney, and Karen Weill, Legal Assistant, Aug 25, 2020

Listen to the program:  https://exchange.prx.org/p/336011 Interview by Mike Dumovich: Larry and Karen, who protect the legal rights of protestors, reveal what is happening to protesters. For more information, go to http://www.whatcompjc.org/, http://racialjusticecoalition.org/, or https://www.democracynow.org/2016/5/9/stoptrump_protesters_lock_themselves_to_ladders, or https://casetext.com/case/aj-v-city-of-bellingham-1. We Do The Work Comments: >  Looking at Big Pharma by the numbers reveals much that isn’t right in […]

Angelica Guillen, Farm Worker, Educator, Activist, and Poet, Part 2, July 28, 2020

Listen to the show:  https://exchange.prx.org/p/331998 Interview by Mike Dumovich and Gary Kanter:  Angelica talks about her life after growing up in a migrant camp, her father, being an educator, as an activist as well as reading some of her wonderful poetry. We Do The Works Comments: >  Joel Joseph gives 10 economic myths that show […]

Angelica Guillen, Farm Worker, Educator, Activist, and Poet, Part 1, July 21, 2020

Listen to the show:  https://exchange.prx.org/p/330812 Angelica Guillen, Farm Worker, Educator, Activist, and Poet, Part 1 Interview:  Angelica describes her life growing up in a migrant camp as well as reading some of her wonderful poetry. We Do The Works Comment: The new ‘Gig’ economy leaves workers on their ‘Own.’ #LaborRadioPod _______________________________________________________________________________________ About We Do The […]