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Labor Radio June 2017 Show 017

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Thanks for your interest in Labor Radio. This month we review an interesting book by Richard Rothstein titled “The Color of Law” in it, Rothstein outlines the Ghettoization of American cities and the blind eye many have turned to the segregation controlled by our elected leaders. We speak with retired IPFW Labor Studies professor Mark Crouch. Discussing some of his teaching career …

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Labor Radio May 2017 Show 016

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This month we have a show that covers a variety of topics important to all working Americans. Subjects like; The Fight for $15, Income Inequality, The GOP Fence Fantasy, National Right to Work & HR 785. We ask the Washington Post to “quit talking shit about the US Postal service.” We discuss the Trade imbalance the US has with NAFTA …

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Labor Radio April 2017 Show 015

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Thanks for checking out Labor Radio. Click the slider below and start listening. This is a 60 minute show done monthly. Labor Radio for April 2017 covers topics about Labor, Minimum Wage, Prevailing Wage, Social Security, Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI), Inequality in pay among the races and gender of American workers. We also include opinions on which political party truly …

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Labor Radio March 2017

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Welcome to another edition of Labor Radio. Done once a month at the WELT 95.7FM Studios in the Allen County Public Library Fort Wayne Indiana, this show originally airs on the Community Access Radio channel Mondays from 6-7:00pm on WELT. This show has some opening commentary from host Mark Gevaart and interviews with two people about their working life. This …

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Labor Radio February 2017

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This month we have two guests, talking about their working life. First is UAW Local 647 member Todd Norton. He talks about his work as a mechanic in the Airline industry and the work he does today building new engines in Ohio for General Electric. Our second guest is Ron Coppage a member of UAW Local 551 in Chicago Illinois. He …

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Labor Radio January 2017

In Labor Radio by Mark Gevaart

This show originally aired on Community Access Radio WELT 95.7 FM in Fort Wayne Indiana, January 2017. Labor Radio can be heard on 95.7 each Monday from 6:00-7:00pm. Host Mark Gevaart interviews three people about their working life. Doug Fox works for GM and is a UAW Union member who lives in the Lansing Michigan area. Doug is in a Union …

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Labor Radio December 2016

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Welcome to Labor Radio. This is the December 2016 show (AKA Show 011). If you have further interest in being a part of this show contact us through the email mylaborradio@gmail.com Contact us and let’s talk about your working life. This month we talk with Carl Johnson from Pontiac Michigan. He has an interesting work history while he also tells …

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Labor Radio November 2016 Show 010

In Labor Radio by Mark Gevaart

This month’s show finds us talking with three people who work hard for the money each day.  First we meet a young lady from Oshkosh WI, Sandy Drifka. She is an administrative assistant who is a union member and works for a labor union in that capacity. Her working life did not start out that way as she worked through …

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Labor Radio October 2016

In Labor Radio by Mark Gevaart

For the ninth show of 2016, Labor Radio October 2016 has five dynamic guests. We hear the stories of their working life, hard working people from a wide range of backgrounds. Do you want to be on Labor Radio? Send us an email with your contact information mylaborradio@gmail.com – we look forward to hearing from you. My guests are Mr. …

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Labor Radio September 2016

In Labor Radio by Mark Gevaart

This months show has some guests we were honored to talk with. First we hear from a member of the Michigan State Senate, Jim Ananich. He is from the 27th district that includes Flint Michigan. He is the Minority Leader of the Michigan Senate, (the House, Senate and the Governor’s office are controlled by Republicans) he talks about the Flint Water Crisis and …