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10 Months of Struggle: Striking Spectrum Workers Speak Out!
Blue Collar Buzz, Features, Municipal Government, Retail

10 Months of Struggle: Striking Spectrum Workers Speak Out!

This week, Blue Collar Buzz had the opportunity to sit down with IBEW Local 3 members John Freeman and Randy Cedeno and talk about the 10-month-long strike pitting some 1,800 middle-class workers against multi-billion-dollar telecommunications giant Charter/Spectrum. In a discussion that will be part this Sunday night’s 9 o’clock episode of Blue Collar Buzz on…

The Year of the Rank and File
Blue Collar Buzz, Features, Law and Politics, National

The Year of the Rank and File

Commitment. That’s what gets the job done. When people become committed to a cause, an idea, or a philosophy, is when things begin to happen. That’s why, this year, everyone from the publisher to the writers, editors, producer and even your humble host of Blue Collar Buzz has committed themselves to reaching out to all…

LaborPress Is Unionized! Listen Here!
Blue Collar Buzz, Features, Law and Politics, Municipal Government, National

LaborPress Is Unionized! Listen Here!

LaborPress is unionized! OPEIU VP Michael Goodwin joins us to talk about union membership; WNYLaborToday’s Tom Campbell; Union Members Radio’s Dr. Marick Masters: UCOMMBlog’s Kris LaGrange; and The Labor Network’s Mark Harrison join us to talk about the importance of having independent journalists cover labor news. LaborPress’ “Blue Collar Buzz” airs every Sunday night on…

Listen Now! Spectrum Strike; GOP Tax Swindle; REBNY and More!
Blue Collar Buzz, Features, Law and Politics, Multimedia, Municipal Government, New York

Listen Now! Spectrum Strike; GOP Tax Swindle; REBNY and More!

On the newest episode of LaborPress’ Blue Collar Buzz (below), IBEW Local 3 Business Manager Chris Erikson talks about the 10-month-old Charter Spectrum strike and what workers are now facing; Candice Johnson, from the Communications Workers of America, analyzes the great corporate tax cut swindle through the lens of what’s happening to workers at AT&T…

Latest Buzz…Stuart Appelbaum…Governor Cuomo…Bill de Blasio…More!
Blue Collar Buzz, Building Trades, Environment and Energy, Features, Health and Safety, National, Retail

Latest Buzz…Stuart Appelbaum…Governor Cuomo…Bill de Blasio…More!

New York, NY – On the latest episode of LaborPress’ Blue Collar Buzz, Host Bill Hohlfeld talks to RWDSU President and UFCW Executive VP Stuart Appelbaum about Governor Andrew Cuomo’s push to end the sub-minimum wage for tipped workers in New York; attorneys John Elefterakis and Jeffrey Bromfeld about the pressure on hurt workers to…

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