The Valley Labor Report

The Valley Labor Report

The Valley Labor Report is a weekly talk radio show from Huntsville Alabama hosted by Jacob Morrison and Adam Keller. We focus on organized labor, worker, civil and human rights. The show airs live every Saturday from 9:30AM – 11AM on both YouTube and WVNN Huntsville, 92.5 FM, on Saturdays at 5:00 AM on WHIV New Orleans, 102.3 FM, and on Tuesdays at 5:00 PM on WZZA Muscle Shoals, 1410 AM, and as a widely available podcast. We cover local, state, and national news for workers, by workers. The hosts hope specifically to educate the audience about the power they have through organizing and solidarity. Watch on YouTube and listen later where you get your favorite podcasts. You can support this show through the following links: http://patreon.com/thevalleylaborreport https://unionly.io/o/tvlr/support-the-valley-labor-report https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCiLKIzygHK55vhP-OwrUs4A https://twitter.com/LaborReporters https://www.twitch.tv/valleylaborreport Call In: 844-899-TVLR (8857) Leave a Voice Mail, Text, or Talk Live On Air

Episodes

July 11, 2024 78 mins

In OVERTIME, we talk to Hamilton Nolan talks to us about the UFCW, UNITE HERE, and his book: The Hammer. The NEA staff is striking AND we take your calls: 844-899-TVLR

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The Valley Labor Report is the only union talk radio show in Alabama, elevating struggles for justice and fairness on the job, educating folks about how they can do the same, and bringing relevant news to workers in Alabama and beyond.

Our single larg...

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We talk to Marisa about the fight over libraries in Alabama. Otis from the Ironworkers talks about their apprenticeship program. The UMWA is slamming republicans for trying to kill a life saving rule at the Mine Safety and Health Administration. In OVERTIME, we talk to Hamilton Nolan talks to us about the UFCW, UNITE HERE, and his book: The Hammer. The NEA staff is striking AND we take your calls: 844-899-TVLR 

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In OVERTIME, talk to rail workers about the recent spat between BLET and SMART, and bring you the latest on Not Gay Jared's labor troubles with Steven Crowder  

✦ ABOUT ✦

The Valley Labor Report is the only union talk radio show in Alabama, elevating struggles for justice and fairness on the job, educating folks about how they can do the same, and bringing relevant news to workers in Alabama and beyond.

Our single largest sou...

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We talk to Chandra Childers from the Economic Policy Institute about the Southern Economic Model. Bolivia just experienced and beat back a mini-coup.

✦ ABOUT ✦

The Valley Labor Report is the only union talk radio show in Alabama, elevating struggles for justice and fairness on the job, educating folks about how they can do the same, and bringing relevant news to workers in Alabama and beyond.

Our single largest source of reve...

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In OVERTIME we talk to Jon Melrod about his time organizing in the auto industry. CALL IN: 844-899-TVLR (8857)

✦ ABOUT ✦

The Valley Labor Report is the only union talk radio show in Alabama, elevating struggles for justice and fairness on the job, educating folks about how they can do the same, and bringing relevant news to workers in Alabama and beyond.

Our single largest source of revenue *is our listeners* so your support ...

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We talk to Gabriella Spielberg about her recent More Perfect Union video about McKinsey, update yall on the latest at Mercedes, and break down some dumb BS about California's minimum wage. In OVERTIME we talk to Jon Melrod about his time organizing in the auto industry. CALL IN: 844-899-TVLR (8857)

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The Valley Labor Report is the only union talk radio show in Alabama, elevating struggles for justice and fairness on ...

 In OVERTIME, we talk to Shayna Elliot from DSA Labor about their Workers Organizing Workers program. We also take a look at Elon Musk's compensation package, and the recent SCOTUS decision in the Starbucks v NLRB case. 

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The Valley Labor Report is the only union talk radio show in Alabama, elevating struggles for justice and fairness on the job, educating folks about how they can do the same, and bringing relevant ...

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We follow up with the Virginia education unions after their big win in Fairfax. We talk about the union difference at UPS, and how the Spotify CEO is too rich. In OVERTIME, we talk to Shayna Elliot from DSA Labor about their Workers Organizing Workers program. We also take a look at Elon Musk's compensation package, and the recent SCOTUS decision in the Starbucks v NLRB case. 

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 In OVERTIME, we talk to Ernie Dubester, former chair of the Federal Labor Relations Authority. UC finally got an injunction and ALU is merging with the Teamsters. 

✦ ABOUT ✦

The Valley Labor Report is the only union talk radio show in Alabama, elevating struggles for justice and fairness on the job, educating folks about how they can do the same, and bringing relevant news to workers in Alabama and beyond.

Our single largest...

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We talk to Mark Brown, creator of Redneck Army, about his pitch for a network drama about the Battle of Blair Mountain. Also: Nigerian workers struck and are making progress on a higher minimum wage. The AEA is bragging about the legislative session for some reason. In OVERTIME, we talk to Ernie Dubester, former chair of the Federal Labor Relations Authority. John Deere is union busting, UC finally got an injunction, and A...

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In OVERTIME, we talk to Brandon Magner about the Wagner Act. We also take a look at the farm bill and some good provisions that were kept out of it. 

✦ ABOUT ✦

The Valley Labor Report is the only union talk radio show in Alabama, elevating struggles for justice and fairness on the job, educating folks about how they can do the same, and bringing relevant news to workers in Alabama and beyond.

Our single largest source of reve...

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We talk to leaders from the Fairfax Education Union Alliance about the Big News. Korean Samsung workers are gearing up for a strike, and Mexican auto makers are being charged with violating trade law and violating the rights of trade unionists. 

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The Valley Labor Report is the only union talk radio show in Alabama, elevating struggles for justice and fairness on the job, educating folks about how they can do the sam...

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In OVERTIME, we talk to Sarah Jaffe about her week in Tuscaloosa, the fight for a 32 hour work week, and why Work Won't Love You Back. 

✦ ABOUT ✦

The Valley Labor Report is the only union talk radio show in Alabama, elevating struggles for justice and fairness on the job, educating folks about how they can do the same, and bringing relevant news to workers in Alabama and beyond.

Our single largest source of revenue *is our li...

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We talk to professor Michael Goldfield about the Mercedes UAW campaign in light of his historical work on southern labor. Speaking of Mercedes - the union is asking the NLRB for a rerun. In OVERTIME, we talk to Sarah Jaffe about her week in Tuscaloosa, the fight for a 40 hour work week, and why Work Won't Love You Back. 

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The Valley Labor Report is the only union talk radio show in Alabama, elevating struggles for j...

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We talk to Collin Smalley, President of IFPTE Local 777 about enforcement of the Clean Water Act. We take a call and respond to clips,

✦ ABOUT ✦

The Valley Labor Report is the only union talk radio show in Alabama, elevating struggles for justice and fairness on the job, educating folks about how they can do the same, and bringing relevant news to workers in Alabama and beyond.

Our single largest source of revenue *is our lis...

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Big loss at Mercedes in Tuscaloosa, but a big win at New Flyer in Anniston. Lots of news in Alabama! 

✦ ABOUT ✦

The Valley Labor Report is the only union talk radio show in Alabama, elevating struggles for justice and fairness on the job, educating folks about how they can do the same, and bringing relevant news to workers in Alabama and beyond.

Our single largest source of revenue *is our listeners* so your support really ma...

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In OVERTIME, we're talking to Jeremy Kimbrell to let us know how it feels on the shop floor in the run up to the Mercedes vote. 

✦ ABOUT ✦

The Valley Labor Report is the only union talk radio show in Alabama, elevating struggles for justice and fairness on the job, educating folks about how they can do the same, and bringing relevant news to workers in Alabama and beyond.

Our single largest source of revenue *is our listeners...

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Mercedes workers vote on a union next week, and they're facing a massive anti-union campaign. Who's funding it? Derek Siedman breaks it down for us. The legislative session just wrapped, we fill you in on the good, the bad, and the ugly. In OVERTIME, we're talking to Jeremy Kimbrell to let us know how it feels on the shop floor in the run up to the Mercedes vote. 

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The Valley Labor Report is the only union talk radi...

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College students and workers across the country are protesting for Palestine, Democrats hate it, and Shawn Fain has some words of wisdom. Adam talks to us about how unions are structured and we interview Chevelle and Emma about the newly unionized topless bar in Northern California.

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The Valley Labor Report is the only union talk radio show in Alabama, elevating struggles for justice and fairness on the job, educati...

Workers on college campuses in Alabama are fighting for a living wage. Some people want teachers to have maternity leave, others think they have it too good already.

✦ ABOUT ✦

The Valley Labor Report is the only union talk radio show in Alabama, elevating struggles for justice and fairness on the job, educating folks about how they can do the same, and bringing relevant news to workers in Alabama and beyond.

Our single larges...

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