Voices At Work

Voices At Work is radio for workers and by workers. Each show is a mix of labor news, music and interviews with members of the labor movement. Listeners are invited to participate in our discussions. 

Voices At Work shared Labor 411's post.

Published on Tuesday, September 18, 2018 at 02:22:28 PM

Breaking.

From Labor 411

Voices At Work shared U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders's post.

Published on Tuesday, September 18, 2018 at 02:22:28 PM

Don't just listen to me. Listen to James Bloodworth, who worked undercover at an Amazon warehouse in the UK. It's time to demand that Jeff Bezos and Amazon treat their workers with the respect and dignity they deserve, not just as parts in a machine.

From U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders

Voices At Work shared a link.

Published on Tuesday, September 18, 2018 at 02:22:28 PM

Susan B. Anthony calls for the formation of a Working Women's Association. A 20-month illegal lockout of 2,900 Steelworkers members at Kaiser Aluminum plants in three states ends. Musician and labor educator Joe Glazer dies at age 88. Militia sent to Leadville, Colo., to break miners’ strike.

From This Week in Labor History: 9/17 - 9/23

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This Week in Labor History: 9/17 - 9/23

Voices At Work shared CommonDreams's post.

Published on Monday, September 17, 2018 at 02:22:28 PM

"This is wholly unacceptable: Republicans giving huge tax breaks to the rich and now coming after the vital programs that millions of Americans rely upon. We won't allow it."

From CommonDreams

Voices At Work shared a link.

Published on Monday, September 17, 2018 at 02:22:28 PM

Falls, fires, falls, shootings and traffic accidents killed workers over the past week.

From Weekly Toll: Employees Killed at Work - Confined Space

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Weekly Toll: Employees Killed at Work - Confined Space

Voices At Work shared The People For Bernie Sanders's live video.

Published on Monday, September 17, 2018 at 02:22:28 PM

Activists are gathering at NYC's Zuccotti Park to commemorate the movement that shone a bright light on economic inequality in the aftermath of the financial crisis. -via act.tv

From The People For Bernie Sanders

Voices At Work shared Truthout's post.

Published on Sunday, September 16, 2018 at 02:22:28 PM

The only way to avoid another crisis is to break up the banks that caused it and hold wealthy executives accountable for their crimes.

From Truthout

Voices At Work shared U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders's video.

Published on Saturday, September 15, 2018 at 02:22:28 PM

Amazon workers are urinating in bottles because they're afraid of failing to meet productivity targets, according to this journalist who went undercover at an Amazon warehouse in the UK.

From U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders

Voices At Work shared FRONTLINE's post.

Published on Saturday, September 15, 2018 at 02:22:28 PM

Ten years ago this week, the collapse of Lehman Brothers became the signal event of the 2008 financial crisis. PBS NewsHour looks at how the crisis changed the world.

From FRONTLINE

Voices At Work shared Working America's post.

Published on Friday, September 14, 2018 at 02:22:28 PM

Despite corporate claims about the negative effects of minimum wage increases, a new study found that minimum wage increases in six U.S. cities boosted worker pay without harming job growth.

From Working America

Voices At Work shared a link.

Published on Friday, September 14, 2018 at 02:22:28 PM

The rule would shift enforcement away from the Obama-era standard, making it more difficult for employers to be held jointly liable for NLRA violations.

From NLRB to propose joint-employer rule that would undo Browning-Ferris

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NLRB to propose joint-employer rule that would undo Browning-Ferris

Voices At Work shared Social Security Works's post.

Published on Friday, September 14, 2018 at 02:22:28 PM

THIS is why November's midterms elections are critical - Paul Ryan flat out admits that if Republicans retain control of Congress, they will continue to be laser focused on destroying Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid, and the ACA.

From Social Security Works

Voices At Work shared The Century Foundation's live video.

Published on Thursday, September 13, 2018 at 02:22:28 PM

Lessons From the Heartland. We are excited to join Vice President Joe Biden, Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, Randi Weingarten, and experts and advocates from across the country today for Building A High Wage America, hosted by The Century Foundation and Economic Policy Institute.

From The Century Foundation

Voices At Work shared U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders's post.

Published on Wednesday, September 12, 2018 at 02:22:28 PM

Workers have a constitutional right to form a union and negotiate for better wages and working conditions. But what we are seeing all over the country is profitable corporations like Delta doing everything they can to prevent that. I stand with the Delta workers who are fighting to form a union.

From U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders

Voices At Work shared Viola Davis's video.

Published on Wednesday, September 12, 2018 at 02:22:28 PM

Worked with @TheGeoffreyOwens. Wonderful actor and a better man. Our value is in our work ethic and character. And fyi.....less than 1% of our profession makes 50 grand a year or more from acting. Kudos for doing what you need to do. Much respect!!!

From Viola Davis

Voices At Work shared BuyBlue's post.

Published on Wednesday, September 12, 2018 at 02:22:28 PM

From BuyBlue

Voices At Work shared Bread and Roses 1912-2012's post.

Published on Wednesday, September 12, 2018 at 02:22:28 PM

On Oct. 31, 1891, in response to an ongoing attempt by coal mine owners to replace miners with convicts leased by the state, a group of miners burn the Tennessee Coal Mining Company stockade in Briceville and seize the Knoxville Iron Company stockade at Coal Creek, freeing over 300 convicts and supplying them with food and civilian clothes.

From Bread and Roses 1912-2012

Voices At Work shared TIME's video.

Published on Monday, September 10, 2018 at 02:22:28 PM

'Every job is worthwhile.' Former 'Cosby Show' actor Geoffrey Owens speaks out over job-shaming incident https://ti.me/2MNyx64

From TIME

Voices At Work shared The American Prospect's post.

Published on Saturday, September 08, 2018 at 02:22:28 PM

As an attorney and judge, Brett Kavanaugh has done everything in his power to limit the rights of people with disabilities.

From The American Prospect

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Published on Friday, September 07, 2018 at 02:22:28 PM

Like the president who nominated him, Kavanaugh will put corporate interests over workers and the public every time.

From If You Work in a Dangerous Job, You Should Be Worried About Brett Kavanaugh

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If You Work in a Dangerous Job, You Should Be Worried About Brett Kavanaugh

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Published on Friday, September 07, 2018 at 02:22:28 PM

Yesterday I introduced a bill to give billionaires like Jeff Bezos and the Waltons a choice: pay workers a living wage, or pay for the public assistance your...

From The Stop B.E.Z.O.S. Act

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The Stop B.E.Z.O.S. Act

Voices At Work shared a link.

Published on Friday, September 07, 2018 at 02:22:28 PM

From On Labor Day It's Time for Some Deep Introspection for Workers

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On Labor Day It's Time for Some Deep Introspection for Workers

Voices At Work shared Bread and Roses 1912-2012's post.

Published on Friday, September 07, 2018 at 02:22:28 PM

The kids in this Lewis Hine photo taken in Lawrence, MA in fall 1911 were mill workers who made about 10 cents an hour, had to pay the company for a drink of water, and would've been in the 1912 Bread & Roses strike!

From Bread and Roses 1912-2012

Voices At Work shared XPO Exposed's post.

Published on Friday, September 07, 2018 at 02:22:28 PM

Workers at XPO Logistics (formerly Con-way) in Los Angeles, California have won their long fight to be represented by Local 63. Recently, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) certified Local 63 as the workers’ representative and ordered reinstatement and back pay to DSR Jamie Romero, finding that his discharge in 2014 was unlawful because of his protected activity as “the leader among employee organizers” for Teamsters Local 63. The 44 workers voted to join Local 63 on September 23, 2014 and XPO continued to violate the workers’ rights since it bought Con-way. This is yet another example of XPO losing in the courts and at the NLRB and WORKERS WINNING AT XPO. Let’s all congratulate the workers in Southern California, who have remained strong and united during the past four years. Let’s also commit to helping our co-workers in other locations form their union as Teamsters. Read the NLRB decision here: http://ibt.io/XPOlu63 #WeAreXPO

From XPO Exposed

Voices At Work shared RiverFolk Concerts's post.

Published on Friday, September 07, 2018 at 02:22:28 PM

Joe Jencks moving song "Let Me Sing You a Song" was inspired by Pete Seeger's testimony in August, 1955 before The House Committee on Un-American Activities and is the opening tune on his CD 'POETS PHILOSOPHERS, WORKERS & WANDERERS" . Catch Joe at The Cooperage Project on Sunday, Sept. 16 at 5pm. Doors will open at 4 for those who come hungry. Call 845-252-6783 to reserve your seat. Video Montage by Neale Eckstein .

From RiverFolk Concerts

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