Karl de Jong, Activist, Labor and Democratic Leader, and Grassroots Organizer,  October 27, 2020

Listen to the program:  https://exchange.prx.org/p/344014 Interview by Gary Kanter:  Karl discusses the importance of voting and much more. We Do the Work Comment: Joe Biden’s economic plan works for workers. #LaborRadioPod _____________________________________________________________________ About We Do The Work A weekly local worker radio program that features news, interviews, music, and comments, We Do The Work believes […]

Herb Krohn, State Legislative Dir of the Transportation Div of the Sheet Metal, Air, Rail, & Transportation Union,  October 20, 2020

Listen to the program: https://exchange.prx.org/p/343076 Herb Krohn, State Legislative Director of the Transportation Division of the Sheet Metal, Air, Rail, and Transportation Union Interview by Lori Province: Herb discusses the dynamics of railroads, safety, and cargo. For more information, go to www.wslb.us or www.leg.wa.gov or https://www.smw66.org/. We Do The Work Comments: >  Ken illustrates the Republicans […]

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. >  […]

Mark McDermott, Social & Economic Educator and Activist, September 29, 2020

Listen to the program:  https://soundcloud.com/ksvrfm/we-do-the-work-edit-program-for-20200929-september-29-2020 Interview by Ken Winkes: Mark reveals his new presentation about patriotism, Unions, and American workers. For more information, go to http://www.markmmcdermott.com/. We Do The Work Comments: There are many definitions of patriotism. #LaborRadioPod   About We Do The Work A weekly local worker radio program that features news, interviews, music, […]

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 […]

Phillip Lindquist, Gov Affairs Dir of the Int’l Union of Painters & Allied Trades, District 5, Sept 8, 2020

Listen to the program:  https://exchange.prx.org/p/337705 Phillip Lindquist, Government Affairs Director of the International Union of Painters & Allied Trades, District 5 Interview by Lori Province: Phillip explains the Painters and Allied Trades apprenticeship program. For more information, go to http://www.lni.wa.gov/ or http://iupatdc5.org/.  We Do The Work Comments:  >  The NLRB did the Chamber of Commerce’s […]

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 […]