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UAW Region 9 Director Dan Vicente & Labor Notes 2024 - MLR 4 28 24
28-04-2024
UAW Region 9 Director Dan Vicente & Labor Notes 2024 - MLR 4 28 24
Interviews from Chicago in April. Labor Notes 2024. On Saturday of the weekend we spoke with UAW Region 9 director Daniel Vicente about his election and what he had experianced so far in Labor Notes 2024. Director Vicente has a page dedicated to his story here Dan Vicente Dir. UAW Region 9 - Dan is a member of the UAW reform caucus UAWD - Uniting All Workers for Democracy. His details as a member of Members United are here. We also have interviews from rank and file participants from Labor Notes 2024. We have some links below that get you to some great information and other Podcasts on the Network.  The Labor Radio Podcast Network can be found at LaborRadioNetwork.org To find out more about UAW Region 9 visit Region9.uaw.org  Follow Lynn Fields, her Podcast is Resolved Labor Pocdcast on Spotify    Find Harold Phillips and his show Labor Week on Spotify at this link Follow the link here to find out more about Labor Notes. A group of like minded Union members that has been advocating for all workers since 1979.  Special Thank You to UAW 2209 for their support of this programing. Special Thank You to the Communications Workers of America they are at CWA_Union.org Find out how they can help you organize you workplace CWA-Union/Organize  Thanks for listening we can be found at My Labor Radio.org On Instagram we are @My_Labor_Radio In Facebook we are My Labor Radio On TikTok we are MyLaborRadio On Twitter we are @mgevaart
Three Candidates Allen County Council At Large MLR 3 31 24
30-03-2024
Three Candidates Allen County Council At Large MLR 3 31 24
Three Democrats running for the three seats as County Council At Large in Allen County Indiana. They need our support in the primary this May 7th. This is a team effort by these three to bring their expertise and background to the Allen County Council. They need your support in the primary and of course your vote in November 2024. We find out their backgrounds and the latest news on their respective journeys in life that has brought them to this election cycle. We also have them share a Tom Henry story since we recorded this just two days after his passing in March 2024.  Find out more on each candidate you listened to in this episode. You can visit their website or email them with any questions you have at the links below.  Nate Cardelli - email Nate at info@natecardelli.com - NateCardelli.com Nena Bailey - email Nena at nenabailey4council@yahoo.com - NenaBailey4Council.com  Kevin Hunter - email Kevin at Hunter4Council@gmail.com - Hunter4Coucil.com  Special thanks to The Communications Workers of America for their support of My Labor Radio. You can find out more about them at CWA_Union.org You can also get details on how to connect with an organizer at CWA_Union.org by following that link.  Special thanks to UAW Local 2209 for their continued support of the work we do at My Labor Radio. They are an amalgamated Union in NE Indiana with over 4,000 members in multiple industries. Find out more at UAW2209.org  Thanks for listening. Find us all over the web doing more to promote good candidates who support Labor Unions, or Unions doing good work for their membership. We interview Labor Union members and their supporters, contact us at mylaborradio@gmail.com
Wall Street's War On Workers & The Hammer MLR 3 17 24
16-03-2024
Wall Street's War On Workers & The Hammer MLR 3 17 24
This episode is brought to you with the help of the Labor Radio Podcast Network. When scheduled guests canceld interviews, I turned to them for content help for this episode. They brought us interviews with two titans of Labor writing. Follow the network at the link above and learn more about the voices of Labor around the world today. Special thanks to Chris Garlock! First we hear from Les Leopold a co-founder of The Labor Institute.org. A non-profit organization that designs research & educational programs on ocupational safety & health, the enviornment & economics for Unions. Among a host of other great stuff, check out the link above for more. In his latest book Wall Street's War On Workers: How Mass Layoffs & Greed Are Destrying The Working Class & What To Do About It. Les gives us the top five reasons Labor is under attack and the research they have done proves it. Chris Garlock spoke with Les, that is the interview you hear. The music in that piece is from the legendary Anne Feeney she wrote the song in 1969 War On Workers - She can be found at Anne Feeney.com   On Twitter find Les Leopold @Les_Leopold Les Leopold has writings regularly available to read between books. He can be found on Substack by following this link Les Leopold Substack  Order his latest book from a Union represented staff bookstore, Powell's Books in Oregon. Follow this link to find his latest writing Wall Street's War on Workers He is the author of five books on Working Americans. Powell's Books employees are represented by ILWU Local 5. Next we hear from Labor writer and Author Hamilton Nolan. His most recent book is The Hammer: Power, Inequality & The Struggle For The Soul of Labor - we here him check in last week with the Labor Radio Podcast Network & Chris Garlock interviews him for the team. We also hear from other Network members and their questions for Hamilton.   You can find Hamilton Nolan's writings on Substack, by following this link Hamilton Nolan Substack @howthingswork.   On Twitter he is @hamiltonnolan  He can be found writing for The Guardian and In These Times respectively. You can also order his latest book from the team at Powell's Books, Follow the link here - The Hammer Power, Inequality & The Struggle For The Soul of Labor  Special Thanks to the Communications Workers of America CWA-Unions.org for their support of My Labor Radio. Find out more about organizing in your workplace by visiting the link we have here, CWA-Unions.org/Organize Union Workplace.  A Special Thank You to UAW Local 2209 in NE Indiana for their support of this programming also. They help over 4,000 UAW members with representation and support of an amalgemated membership full of diverse people working in varied industries in NE Indiana. You can find us on Twitter @mgevaart On TikTok we are @MyLaborRadio  On Instagram we are @My_Labor_Radio On Facebook we are @MyLaborRadio On the web we are MyLaborRadio.org Thanks for listening.
The Baristas Vs The Billionaire - Mark Mori Producer MLR 3 3 24
03-03-2024
The Baristas Vs The Billionaire - Mark Mori Producer MLR 3 3 24
This episode we meet Mark Mori who is working to complete The Baristas Vs The Billionaire a documentary about Starbucks Workers United (SBWU) in their quest to unionize the over 15,000 Starbucks stores nationwide. We have a great talk about the process of making a documentary film like this and the work he has done in the past. A trailer and information about the film is linked here The Baristas Vs The Billionaire  There is also a Kickstarter Campaign to help fund this film follow the link for more The Baristas Vs The Billionaire Movie  The link for the International Uranium Film Festival to learn more about the Mark Mori production Building Bombs. This tour of the US includes the re-Release of Building Bombs.  We also talked about his TV Emmy Winner Kent State The Day The War Came Home.  Also we include an overview of the Eric Blanc article from Jacobin on SBWU and why their victories are so important to the labor movement as a whole in 2024. Follow this link to read the article; Seven Lessons From Starbucks Uniteds Historic Victories.  Support for this episode and the work we do at My Labor Radio is brought to you by;  The CWA Communications Workers of America visit them at CWA_Unions.org to learn more about organizing in your workplace.  UAW Local 2209 an amalgamated union with over 4,000 members in NE Indiana. You can find us on Twitter @mgevaart  on TikTok we are @MyLaborRadio on Instagram we are @My_Labor_Radio on FB we are @MyLaborRadio on the web we ar MyLaborRadio.org We are a PROUD Member of the Labor Radio Podcast Network - Find Shows that promote the Voices of Working Class Labor search LaborRadioNetwork.org  To find this podcast just search My Labor Radio  - Thanks for listening.
MAD Voters.org Chelsea Talks IN Statehouse News 2024 MLR 2 19 24
14-02-2024
MAD Voters.org Chelsea Talks IN Statehouse News 2024 MLR 2 19 24
This episode brings you need to know information about the Statehouse activities of the Indiana GOP. Chelsea from MADVoters.org joins us as we detail what legislation is dead or alive and what the GOP is doing to take your rights from you. Twenty years of a super-majority in Indianapolis has brought us some very wreckless laws designed by bill mills thousends of miles away. Legislation & laws looking for a problem. The powerful website they have built at MADVoters.org can help you undersand who your representative is, how they vote and how to contact them. You can also Track Legislation or Check your Voter Registration with some great tools and templates to help get you started in contacting your legislator. We talked about Chelsea's service working on the Soup Kitchen of Muncie   board of directors. They have a Gala to raise money in April 2024. Follow the link to know more.  MADVoters.orgs website has a link you can connect with them through email, sign up here Inform. Connect. Support. You can Donate to MADVoters Check the link here SUPPORT MADVoters My Labor Radio's programing is brought to you by the generous support of The Communications Workers of America. CWA-Union.org FInd out how you can form a Union in your workplace by visiting their website CWA-Union.org/OrganizeYourWorkplace Thanks CWA! We also want to thank UAW local 2209 for their continued support of My Labor Radio. Located in NE Indiana they represent over 4,000 members in 10 different units of this amalgamated Labor Union.  Their support allows us to be an independent voice for Labor Unions and working class families.  Find us on Twitter @mgevaart On Instagram we are @My_Labor_Radio On FaceBook we are @MyLaborRadio On TikTok we are @MyLaborRadio   Thanks for listening.
Indiana Democratic Governors Race 2024 Two Candidates MLR 1 21 2024
20-01-2024
Indiana Democratic Governors Race 2024 Two Candidates MLR 1 21 2024
This episode we hear from Jennifer McCormick of New Castle IN and Tamie Dixon-Tatum of Anderson IN. Both want your vote in the primary this spring and the general election this November 5th, 2024. We all know a CHANGE at the State House starts with the Governor. They are the two Democratic party candidates you can vote for in the primary this spring and they will take on the primary winner of the Republicans this fall. As of the recording of this episode Jennifer McCormick had secured the needed registered voters signatures to appear on the ballot in all 92 counties, Tamie was still working on that in early January.  This recording was made on 1/6/24 at the Allen County Democratic party meeting. They each give an overview of who they are and then answer questions of local Democrats in attendance.  You can learn more about Jennifer McCormick by visiting her website, Linked in her hilighted name. You can learn more about Tamie Dixon-Tatum by visiting her FB page linked in her hilighted name. Check your Voter Registration for Indiana by visiting IndianaVoters.IN.Gov Thanks to the CWA - Communications Workers of America for their continued support of My Labor Radio. Thanks also to UAW Local 2209 for their support of the work we do to bring you this programing. You can find us on Twitter @mgevaart and on FB we are @MyLaborRadio on Instagram we are My_Labor_Radio and on TikTok we are @MyLaborRadio Thanks for listening.
Labor Front Glenn Kage joins MLR 11 29 23
26-11-2023
Labor Front Glenn Kage joins MLR 11 29 23
This episode is made posible by the support of The Communications Workers of America You want to know more about Organizing a Union at your workplace? Visit CWA-Union.org to learn more. You and your coworkers have taken the first step, you know its time to find out more options. Contact a CWA organizer today.  In Todays episode - Meet Glenn Kage from Labor Front out of The Metro St. Louis MO area. You can find it all right here at LinkTree/LaborFront or Glenn can be found on TikTok @LaborFront and on FB he is LaborFront and on YouTube he is LaborFront on Twitter he is @Labor_Front We talk for about 30 minutes about the new UAW - GM National Agreement, new UAW President Shawn Fain and Politics too.   We also include about 16 minutes of work we did with The Valley Labor Report from Alabama. On Facebook they are The Valley Labor Report - They (TVLR) were on the air for over 32 hours straight doing a fund raiser for Strike The South, Southern Unions on Strike. You can find them on YouTube at The Valley Labor Report - My Labor Radio spent an hour on the show on an early Saturday morning. They have edited it down to a hot 16 minutes, we have them to thank for that work. The audio is posted on this show, the last 16minutes after the Glenn Kage interview.  Here is a link to the video & audio version on YouTube-TheValleyLaborReport Thanks for listening, you can find us at My Labor Radio and on Facebook we are My Labor Radio on Twitter we are @mgevaart   We send a special Thank You to UAW 2209 for their continued support of My Labor Radio.
Americonned The Documentary-Director Sean Claffey MLR 11 1 23
29-10-2023
Americonned The Documentary-Director Sean Claffey MLR 11 1 23
Americonned - You, We, All of us, have been Conned! This documentary covers the history we need to be reminded of and helps us all understand how we got here, who is suffering the most & how can we can fix this or get out of it. This episode we talk with the films Director Sean Claffey. Once you start watching this movie you're hooked. You know some of the information but this is the one you'll watch and then think of how you'll get more people to see it. Visit Ammericoned.com for more information.  Bring Americonned to your Members! Follow this link to Americonned.com to make a request.  You can also reach out directly to the AmericonnedScreenings@khalibozekconsulting.com team by email with this link. As we eluded to also, it is Municipal Election time. You can know more about the candidates by visiting the links for shows I have posted here. Educate, learn and vote to change our community for the better. Also support our Mayor Tom Henry in his re-election bid. . Porsche Williams for City Clerk Sharon Tucker for City Council District 6 Michelle Chambers for City Council at large Stephanie Crandall for City Council at large Audrey Davis for City Council at large Melissa Rinehart for City Council District 2 Patti Hays for City Council District 4  Special Thanks to UAW 2209 for their support. Special Thanks to The Communications Workers of America for their support CWA-Union.org can get you on track to organizing your work place today! Just follow the links for more. You can always find us at My Labor Radio.org and on FB, Insta and Twitter. On Twitter we are @mgevaart all else is My Labor Radio. Thanks for your support.