MADISON (WORT) — Labor organizers cancelled this week’s scheduled union election at the Willy Street Co-op. The United Food & Commercial Workers allege unfair labor practices during the union drive and have filed complaints with the National Labor Relations Board. Dylan Brogan reports.
MADISON (WORT) — The Willy Street Co-op could soon become one of Madison’s only unionized grocery stores. Workers will vote on whether to be represented by the United Food and Commercial Workers union next week. A rally in support of the union is planned at both store locations this Saturday. Dylan Brogan reports.
The State & UW Workers Organizing Committee (SWOC)…Inspired by the Walmart workers group (OUR Walmart) and Fast Food workers demonstrations and strikes, SWOC is a group of state employees organizing for direct action to improve our pay and working conditions and get a voice on the job.
The newly-elected President of the nation’s largest union visits Green Bay this week as part of the National Education Association’s nationwide “back to school” tour.
Mark Thomas has been a strong union steward and advocate for decades at the UW Memorial Union and AFSCME Local 171. And he’s been a part of the series of programs produced on the Access Hour over the years under the flag of “Savage Class War Radio. He retired recently and has lately signed up for […]
Carl and Mark return from the battle lines to discuss the latest trials labor’s been facing in the Madison area and Wisconsin. They’ll mix in some inspiring music and maybe take calls if you’d like. Lots of good shout outs to those on the front lines, too.