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Labor Radio Podcast Weekly 11.28.2020

This week, on Unify, A Young Worker’s Podcast, the IBEW’s Cheryl Paron talks about diversity, inclusion and women in the trades.

Then on UCOMM LIVE, the building trades secure a deal to build offshore wind plants. And what happens when workers at a community non-profit join a union and try to negotiate a first contract? Labor Radio on KBOO finds out during a visit with CWA organizer Coya Crespin.

On Union City Radio, a kid’s group releases a brand-new song dedicated to the International Year for the Elimination of Child Labour.

With entertainment venues shut down across the country, how are union musicians doing these days? American Federation of Musicians Local 4 President Leonard DiCosimo discusses how musicians are faring during the pandemic on America’s Work Force Union Podcast.

On We Do the Work, Jon Komorowski, Retired Chief Public Defender of Whatcom County, Washington, explains why public defenders are so important to the justice system. Keri Steneck, campaign manager for recent races for both the Federal House and state senate in Idaho provides her insights into the Idaho and national political landscape on the Laborlines show.

We wrap up this week’s show with an excerpt from a recent podcast extra from the En Masse podcast, as host Liz Medina, who’s also acting director of the Vermont AFL CIO, joined other speakers – and singer Heidi Ann Wilson -- during a “Protect the Results” vigil in front of Vermont’s State House on November 4th.

PLUS: Be sure to stay tuned after the show credits for an extra-special bonus track! Highlights from labor radio and podcast shows around the country, part of the national Labor Radio Podcast Network of shows focusing on working people’s issues and concerns.

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