articles tagged "labor movement"

A Wisconsin Labor History Lesson

Monday, 3 February 2014 | buzz
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A Wisconsin labor history lesson from Ken Germanson. more »

State of the Labor Movement

Thursday, 4 April 2013 | A Public Affair

On Thursday April 4th, host Allen Ruff interviewed Frank Emspak about the state of national labor movements. Frank Emspak is the executive producer of Workers Independent News and producer of the People’s Mic. He also works with Labor Radio at WORT. more »

Sarah Jaffe: OUR Walmart

Wednesday, 21 November 2012 | buzz
Our Walmart

On Wednesday, November 21, guest host Liz DiNovella speaks with independent journalist Sarah Jaffe. She is covering the story of a group of Walmart workers who are planning to stage a walkout on Black Friday. The workers planning to walk out are members of a union-backed organization called Organization United for Respect at Walmart, or OUR Walmart, and will hold strikes and rallies along with their allies this Friday. Sarah says, “this is some of the most exciting labor organization I’ve seen in my career…the workers are fighting back. And it’s a few workers at each store, it’s not an entire store walking out. They’re not fighting for union representation; they’re fighting for …. more »

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