Tia Koonse, Legal and Policy Research Manager for UCLA Labor Center, Part 2, January 5, 2021

Listen to the Program:  https://exchange.prx.org/p/352808 Interview by Ken Winkes:  Tia discusses wage thief and how it affects local economies. For more information, go to http://www.labor.ucla.edu/ or http://www.labor.ucla.edu/what-we-do/rework-institute-for-worker-justice/. #LaborRadioPod  Played Emma’s Revolution’s ‘Who Lies’ from their CD Roots, Rock, and Revolution produced by Moving Forward Music   About We Do The Work A weekly local worker […]

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, […]

Larry Brown, President of the WSLC, and Union Songs,  December 22, 2020

Listen to the program:  https://exchange.prx.org/p/351233 Union Songs International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers’ Unionnation Band’s ‘Let’s Go Help Somebody’ and ‘Workin Overtime’ Gary Kanter’s ‘We’ve Marched Down This Road Before’ For more information, go to https://unionation.com/,  http://garykanter.com/,  http://www.wslc.org/, or http://www.thestand.org. We Do The Work Comments: >  A worker whose job was shipped overseas has […]

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 […]

Berit Eriksson, Training Director for the Andrew Furuseth School of Seamanship, December 8, 2020

Listen to the program:  https://exchange.prx.org/p/349324 Interview by Lori Province: Berit talks about ships, workers that staff them, cargo, and worker safety. For more information, go to https://www.sailors.org/about-us or https://www.sailors.org/training. We Do The Work Comments: > There is  a lot to be thankful for. >  Counting ballots should be explained better. #LaborRadioPod   About We Do […]

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 […]

Jon Komorowski, Retired Chief Public Defender of Whatcom County, Part 1,  November 17, 2020

Listen to the program: https://exchange.prx.org/p/346533 Interview by Lori Province: Jon explains why public defenders are so important to the justice system. We Do The Work Comment:  Trump is the king of cancellations. #LaborRadioPod _________________________________________________________________________ About We Do The Work A weekly local worker radio program that features news, interviews, music, and comments, We Do The […]

Gordon Zurn, Financial Sec for USW, & Les Leopold, Dir of The Labor Institute & author of Runaway Inequality, Part 2,  November 10, 2020

Listen to the program:  https://exchange.prx.org/p/345640 Interview by Ken Winkes: Gordon and Les discuss how to fix inequality. For more information on ‘Runaway Inequality,’ go to https://runawayinequality.org/. We Do The Work Comments: >  General James Mattis sounds the alarm about Trump. >  Trump is full of generosity with taxpayers’ money. #LaborRadioPod _____________________________________________________________ About We Do The […]

Gordon Zurn, Financial Sec for USW, & Les Leopold, Dir of The Labor Institute & author of Runaway Inequality, Part 1,  November 3, 2020

Listen to the program:  https://exchange.prx.org/p/344821 Interview by Ken Winkes: Gordon and Les discuss what inequality is, how it happened, and what to do about it. For more information on ‘Runaway Inequality,’ go to https://runawayinequality.org/ We Do The Work Comment: >  Trump’s trade policies are a disaster for workers. #LaborRadioPod __________________________________________________________________________________ About We Do The Work […]