Show archives

Heard something on the show you were interested in? Well here you can find most anything from the show. Listed in order by date.

April 24, 2015 - The Bus Driver 'Due Care' Show
The Bus Driver 'Due Care' Show

John Samuelsen from the Transport Workers Union Local 100 stops in to talk about how a law in the Big Apple makes our union bus drivers criminals just for doing their job. It ain't right so we will give your the skinny on that! Plus we got some audio from the April 15th Fast Food Strike. Joe Checkley from the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 94 in New Jersey is checking in to talk up young worker outreach and common sense economics, they are collecting food for the needy again. The Workers Memorial Masses are coming up again so get your buts to church working people! And as always the UCOMM News Network, 3 minutes with Workers Independent News, this week in twitter, and a few new alt rock tunes.

April 19, 2015 - The UCOMM Goes Postal Show!
The UCOMM Goes Postal Show!

Ron Verderber from your New York State United Teachers will be calling in to chat up workplace due process, it’s definition and what that means for our educators and for all working people. The American Postal Workers Union will be stopping into studio to make a stand and to inform us about a manufactured crisis and to proclaim that the US Mail is NOT for Sale. Don Dunn will go on some rants about retailors raping its workforce as we praise Eric for coming down hard on employers that hurt their employees and is it Billy Joel? We’re unsure so we will play for you a song that is soaring through the charts on Billboard titled “Opting Out,” and as always the UCOMM News Network, 3 minutes with Workers Independent News, this week in twitter and a few new alt rock tunes.

April 12, 2015 - "Breaking Penal to uphold Labor" show with Alvarez & Appelbaum
"Breaking Penal to uphold Labor" show with Alvarez & Appelbaum

It’s an hour of pure edu-tainment. We will give you some insight on the union advantage with stats, figures and bar charts form the good people at the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Stopping into studio is Stuart Appelbaum from the Retail, Wholesale, Department Store Union as well as Vincent Alvarez, the President of the New York City Central Labor Council. And as always the UCOMM News Network, 3 minutes with Workers Independent News, this week in twitter, we’re bringing sexy back with the UCOMM Radio Sports Report and a few new alt rock tunes. (Photo from the NY Daily News of RWDSU's Appelbaum getting arrested while protesting in support of exploited Car Wash workers. He has to appear in court this week for "failing to obey a lawful order".) 

April 5, 2015 - April Five Show-Talkin' Truth to the Union Youth Show
April Five Show-Talkin' Truth to the Union Youth Show

Joining us in the WABC studios in New York is NYC council member Elizabeth Crowley who is working on parity for our cops and firefighters. Calling in to chat up protecting NY's Bravest and is the leader of the NYC Uniformed Firefighters Association Steven Cassidy. Chris Eriskson Jr. will also be checking in to report on how young people are kicking ass for the working class all across God's green America. We've got audio from a Trade Deal protest in Delaware and audio from the parents and teachers defending our kids from corporate greed in the Big Apple and on Long Island. Mario's curly headed kid is attacking Public Ed and the community has had enough. And as always the UCOMM News Network, 3 minutes with Workers Independent News, this week in twitter and a few new alt rock tunes. Happy Easter and Passover everybody - Spring is here!

March 29, 2015 - The "You're So Shrill" Show
The "You're So Shrill" Show

In remembrance of the Triangle Shirtwaist factory fire we will be having Edgar Romney from Workers United to talk up knowing our history and workplace safety. LaGrange gets a call from beyond the grave from Eric the Actor? We see how many times Brian can record the word "blood" in a riveting report from the Untied Food & Commercial Workers Local 1500 Blood Drive. We have Ashely from the Fast Food Forward / Fight For 15 movement in studio to talk about organizing Fast Food workers and what she and her co-workers plan on doing on April 15th. We also have the big guy from the New York City Building and Construction Trades Council, Gary LaBarbera (pictured), in studio to talk about the great work the building trade's are doing and as always we will have the UCOMM News Network, 3 minutes with Workers Independent News, this week in Twitter, and a few new alt rock tunes.

March 22, 2015 - What? Butter on burns that's absurd show.
What? Butter on burns that's absurd show.

In tribute to New York's newest union members, graduate student leader Jacob Denz calls in to talk about the organizing drive at NYU and the fight to unionize other grad students at Columbia and the New School. We get Roger Clayman from the Long Guy Land Federation of Labor, AFL-CIO to stop into studio to talk construction jobs and trade deals. Adam Ellis from the Paramount, one of the best music venues in the region, calls in to talk about the hot new shows this summer and did you see Ackerman's editorial in Newsday? Holy Crap we'll read that for you. And as always the UCOMM News Network, 3 minutes with Workers Independent News, this week in twitter and a few new alt rock tunes.

March 15, 2015 - Don't be a Dick Yuengling Show
Don't be a Dick Yuengling Show

In tribute to St. Patrick and the hard working Irish everywhere, labor lawyer Marty Glennon calls in to talk about how we can invest in fixing our damaged Infrastructure and other Irish stuff.  We will get Frank Keel from the Teamsters on the horn to talk up why we hate Yuengling beer, we got audio from Nueva York's union leaders from a bunch of different industries on why we need to fight for fair pay to raise the minimum wage. UCOMM's Brian Young got some audio from a forum to save public education (pictured) where 3,000 people showed up to let Andy know we want local control and we play a quick one minute interview with a landscaper doing God's work in Bay Shore, NY. As always the UCOMM News Network, 3 minutes with Workers Independent News, this week in Twitter and a few new alt rock tunes.

March 8, 2015 - The Next Up Stovepipe Pants Show‏
The Next Up Stovepipe Pants Show‏

Stopping into studio is the elected Business Manager of the International Brotherhood and Sisterhood of Electrical Workers Local 3 NYC - Chris Erickson (pictured). Paul Pecorale from your New York State United Teachers calls in - our educators are packing meeting halls across the state to save Public Education from Andy Cuomo's privatization fetish. LaGrange reads his column on how Unions are putting the "move" back in the labor movement. We give you 3 minutes from Workers Independent News which concentrates on how the Cheesheads are fighting back and as always the UCOMM News Network, this week in twitter and a few new alt rock tunes.

March 1, 2015 - UCOMM Radio is now on 77 WABC!
UCOMM Radio is now on 77 WABC!
It's been a long time coming, we are happy to bring you our first syndicated show as 77 WABC rolls out the red carpet for UCOMM Radio. Robert Holst of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 3 NYC from the Middle Class Action Project in Staten Island calls in to promote his grassroots organization and the Communications Workers of America and Cablevision came to a historic deal, so we'll get Tony Spina from Local 1109 in Brooklyn on the horn. We sent the staff from UCOMM Communications to the Academy Awards so Brian Young aka Clark, gives us an exclusive report from the Red Carpet. We got some confessions from an anti-union NY Times columnist about how he has been wrong and we report some great news on the recently settled Fairpoint Communications strike in New England and always the UCOMM News Network, the UCOMM Radio Sports Report with JAMO, the Red Hot Albany Minute with Glen Casey, this week in twitter and a few new alt rock tunes...

77 WABC New York is based in Penn Station, NYC and its AM signal reaches listeners across the Tri-State region which includes all of New York's 5 boroughs, New Jersey, Westchester, Long Island and Connecticut's Fairfield County.  With a 50,000 watt signal, 77 WABC is legendary boasting its marketing tagline; "Where New York comes to talk." 

February 22, 2015 - Big Announcement Pig Vomit Show
Big Announcement Pig Vomit Show

We start with the big announcement that you all have been waiting for. The curly headed CEO of Papa Johns stole 800k of his workers' wages but he is blaming it one someone else so we will talk that up. Your New York State United Teachers are working with our communities to chat up public education at a few forums so Richard Haas will be calling in about that and from driving a bus to passing labor laws, Long Island's most loved pro-labor politician Mrs. Kate Browing will be stopping in to talk up Suffolk Counties newly adjusted Apprenticeship Law. The Communications Workers of America's Dennis Dunn gives us some scary but true factoids about the Trans Pacific Partnership and what we can do to stop it plus as usual the UCOMM Radio sports report with JAMO, the UCOMM News Network, this week in twitter and a few new alt rock tunes.