On the broadcast today we had Michael Wager, Attorney and Candidate for US Congress, and he talked about the Federal Minimum Wage! Our second guest was Matthew Finkin, Professor at the University of Illinois, and he talked about German Style Work Councils and how they may ease Union-Company tensions!
On the Radio show today we had Colleen M. Kelley, President of the National Treasury Employees Union(NTEU), and she talked about the Outlook for 2014 for Federal Workers! Our second guest was Dr.Betty Keller, from the Vermont Physicians for a National Health Program(VT-PNHP), and she talked about Vermont’s effort to establish a Single-Payer System!
On the broadcast today we had Jeff Stoffer, Editor of The American Legion Magazine, and talked about some of the stories in the February issue, including congress adjusting what Military Retirees get when they retire, and adding another face to Mt Rushmore! Our second guest was Al Mixon, with Teamsters Local 507, and he talked about Collective Bargaining and putting clauses in contracts that protect the workers when a company gets bought out or relocates…
On the radio broadcast today we had Dan Troy, Lake County Commissioner, and he talked about his plans to seek re-election, working with the City of Mentor on addressing Flooding Issues, and interacting with ODOT on the I-90 problems in Eastern Lake County! Our second guest was Ed Wytkind, President of the Transportation Trades Department of the AFL-CIO, and he talked about what he’s hoping to hear from Obama’s State of The Union Address in regards to funding the Transportation systems, Minimum Wage, and creating more Middle-Class jobs!
On the broadcast today we had David Hoffman, President Emeritus and Founder of Internews, and he talked about Independent Press and the role it has played in recent history…Our second guest was Lisa Jordan, Director of Education for the United Steel Workers Union(USW), and she talked about Labor and Union Education!
Today on the broadcast we had Bill Samuel, Legislative Director of The AFL-CIO, and he talked about several topics including Congress not extending Jobless Benefits, Minimum wage, and the Trans Pacific Partnership! Our second guest was Lou Dubose, Editor of the Washington Spectator, and he talked about a story in the February issue that covers the Bankruptcy of Detroit!
Today on the radio show we had Mark Naymik, Political Columnist with the Plain Dealer and Cleveland.COM, and he talked about several topics including Cleveland’s Sin Tax, the County Executive Race, and the Governor’s Race! Our second guest was Greg LeRoy, from Good Jobs First, and he talked about the Economic War amongst the States!
On the radio show today we had Melissa Cropper, President of the Ohio Federation of Teachers, and she talked about what does a successful transition to the Common Core State Standards require? Our second guest was Ray Gruber Jr., President of the Ashtabula County Central Labor Council, and he talked about several issues including the defeat of Issue 1, a Proposal to change the Ashtabula County Government, The Trans Pacific Partnership, and the Blue-Green Alliance Conference in February!
On the broadcast today we had State Representative Connie Pillich, and she talked about several topics including Voter Suppression, Public Pensions, and Veterans’ Bonuses! Our second guest was Author and Economist Tom Mackell Jr., and his topic was “Capitalism, Is this the Best we can do?”