On the broadcast today we had Sherry Linkon, from Working Class Perspectives and she talked about the movie “Out of a Different Furnace” about the start of Labor Unions. Our second guest was Leo Gerard, President of the United Steel Workers Union(USW),and he talked about the UAW defeat in Tennessee, and the Trans Pacific Partnership!!!
On the broadcast today we had Bill Samuel, Legislative Director of the AFL-CIO, and he talked about the Trans Pacific Partnership and Minimum Wage! Our second guest was Lou Dubose, Editor of the Washington Spectator, and he talked about a story in the March issue featuring the Art Pope Takeover in North Carolina!
On the radio program today we had Mark Naymik, Political Columnist with the Plain Dealer and Cleveland.Com, and he talked about several stories including Governor Kasich’s State of the State Speech, Renewing the Sin Tax, and the Cleveland Rocks Campaign! Our second guest was Julie Stich, with the International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans(IFEBP), and she talked about Training and Apprenticeship Funds seeing Positive Hiring Outlook!
On the Radio show today we had Jeff Stoffer, Editor of the American Legion Magazine, and he talked about the March issue and some of the stories including the downsizing of the USPS, the American Legion’s National Emergency Fund, and a Marshall Plan for Afghanistan! Our second guest was Frank Burdell, President of Teamsters Local 407, and he talked about Governor Kasich and Right To Work!!!
On the radio broadcast today we had Tony Mangoni, with the Solidarity Health Network, and he talked about ways to stop Mortgage Delinquencies and Foreclosures! Our second guest was Ed Wytkind, President of the Transportation Trades Department of the AFL-CIO, and he talked about what the TTD is doing to mobilize against bad policies & businesses that threaten jobs!
On the broadcast today we had Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur, and she talked about this week being the fifth anniversary of the signing of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act(ARRA) and what it did for the country…Our second guest was Elizabeth Fideler, from the Sloan Center on Aging & Work, Boston College, and she talked about older workers staying on the job past conventional retirement age!
On the show today we had Former Congressman, Steve LaTourette, and he talked about several topics including the Congressional Budget Office, Minimum Wage, Debt Ceiling, Tax Reform,and the need to Pass a Highway Bill! Our second guest was Matt Rothschild, Editor of The Progressive Magazine, and he talked about the UAW loss in Tennessee, Governor Scott Walker’s chances of Reelection, and a piece he did on Pete Seeger…
On the Radio Broadcast today we had Melissa Cropper, President of the Ohio Federation of Teachers, and she talked about a couple topics including their campaign asking Ohioans what they want to hear from the Governor in his State of the State speech on February 24th and their upcoming OFT Convention in Cleveland this week! Our second guest was Patrick Gallagher, with the USW and the North Coast Area Labor Federation, and he talked about several stories including a Fatality at the Republic Steel Plant in Lorain, USW Unfair Labor Practice Strike at Rotek, Inc. in Aurora Ohio, and the Ohio AFL-CIO 2014 Campaign!