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.

March 1, 2015 - UCOMM Radio is now on 77 WBAC!
UCOMM Radio is now on 77 WBAC!
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. 

February 15, 2015 - JFK's got baggage & the Courts are cool show!
JFK's got baggage & the Courts are cool show!

We got some audio from the International Brotherhood (and Sisterhood) of Electrical Workers Local 1049 at their official strike authorization vote meeting. They are prepared to go out on Feb 14 and are currently bargaining with natural gas provider National Greed. The Service Employees International Union Local 32 BJ is on strike at JFK airport– we will get them on the phone to talk up how the baggage handlers and standing up. Billy Imandt of the Court Officers Benevolent Association of Nassau County stops in to let us know how his members work hard to protect our due process in the Courts and we got a HUGE announcement! 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.

February 8, 2015 - A UCOMM Re-run; "You earned those benny's" Show
A UCOMM Re-run; "You earned those benny's" Show

Brand new show next week folks, Average Joe Tech Pro needed a breather so we are doing a re-run. LaGrange starts the show off with his recent column in the LIBN on contract talks at gas utility National Grid. Calling in to let us know how his members did keeping our homes warm this past blizzard 2015 is Don Daley of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 1049. We read a Op Ed on eliminating corruption in Albany and we got some audio of Communications Workers of America Local 1109 in Brooklyn on Blizzard Eve 2015. We got your union made in the USA Super Bowl goodies list from our friends at Labor 411 and Chris Erikson Jr. of Local 3 NYC calls in – the youth caucus is kicking ass for the working class. Plus as usual the UCOMM Radio Sports Report with Jamo – the Red Hot Albany minute with Glen Casey, the UCOMM News Network, this week in twitter and a few new alt rock tunes.

January 25, 2015 - Our Education System ain't broke show!
Our Education System ain't broke show!

LaGrange grabbed some audio from the leaders of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 459 when he was in Johnstown, PA – we’ll play that for you. Plus Josh the Intern stopped in at the Laborers Local 66 Blood Drive to grab some more Man on the Street audio. Carl Korn of Your New York State United Teachers checks in as the teachers are battling the monkeys in Albany. We’ll chat up BAM’s State of the Union and why we need to stop Fast Tracking Trade Deals, Kathryn Johnson of Public Citizen's Global Trade Watch calls in to give us some perspective. 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.

January 18, 2015 - Tribute to Dr. King activist spectacular show
Tribute to Dr. King activist spectacular show

Rob Ciaini of your New York State United Teachers talks about how our union teachers are keeping Dr. Kings dream alive, Josh the intern got some “man on the street” audio and asks – do people attribute unions with civil rights? The Civil Service Employees Association Local 830 checks in and we cover a call by the AFL-CIO to our President to raise the wages for everybody. The unions are fighting NAFTA on steroids and Dave Widmer OF Connoisseur Media Long Guy Land stops into studio. Plus as usual the UCOMM Radio sports report with JAMO – the red hot Albany minute with Glen Casey, the UCOMM News Network, this week in twitter and a few new alt rock tunes.

January 11, 2015 - The Carver on FOX and Andy hates teachers show
The Carver on FOX and Andy hates teachers show

We’re back kicking ass for the working class, join us in welcoming Average Joe to the team as our rookie Tech Producer. LaGrange reads a few of his columns on battling Holiday consumerism and how the IBEW passed a law to limit utility company call center outsourcing. Laborers Local 66 is running a commercial on TV station MSG, we got that for you. The Nassau PBA’s James Carver was on FOX News, he will be checking in with us and giving us a perspective on police / Mayor relations in NYC. UCOMM co – host Rob Ciaini of your New York State United Teachers talks about Andy Cuomo's war on teachers. Plus as usual the UCOMM Radio sports report with JAMO – the red hot Albany minute with Glen Casey, the UCOMM News Network, this week in twitter and a few new alt rock tunes. 

December 21, 2014 - Merry Christmas, Happy Hanauka & Happy New Year from UCOMM Radio!
Merry Christmas, Happy Hanauka & Happy New Year from UCOMM Radio!

We look forward to catching up with everyone on Sunday, January 11, 2015 at 7:30 AM on 94.3 FM The Shark! Until then...

November 23, 2014 - Shop or Shout on Black Friday Show
Shop or Shout on Black Friday Show

In studio for the first time co-hosting is Rob Ciani (pictured) from your New York State United Teachers, he will talk up activism and its importance for our union educators. We got Labor 411's Union Made in the USA Thanksgiving feast food item list - plus they will be opening up shop in Washington DC - we got the press release on that! LIBN's Greg Zeller wrote up something interesting on using the boss's email system - could be a rule change at the National Labor Relations Board. We have audio from the Nassau Police Benevolent Associations Veterans Day Food Drive. We got hilarious audio of Marc Dice screaming at people shopping on Thanksgiving last year. The UCOMM Radio Nation will be hitting the streets on Black Friday to protest Walmart so we will get Audrey Sasson from Walmart Free NYC, former Walmart worker Kimberly Saget from Jobs with Justice and current Walmart worker from Florida Emily Wells of OUR WALMART on the horn to talk strategy, messaging and shine on light on America's most hated retailer. Plus as usual the UCOMM Radio Sports Report with JAMO - the Red Hot Albany minute with Glen Casey, the UCOMM News Network, this week in twitter and a few new alt rock tunes. 

November 16, 2014 - Disappointed, not defeated, "this is serious" show!
Disappointed, not defeated, "this is serious" show!

NEW SHOW NOV. 23RD We begin with LaGrange’s recent published column “Time for Andy to play nice with NY union leaders”, then Jim Carver from the Nassau Police Benevolent Association stops in – our friends in law enforcement are doing a food drive for our veterans on November 11 in preparation of Thanksgiving. Patty Guidice from IBEW 1049 stops in as well and reads his piece on economic envy, Do our military Veterans need a lawyers? Lawyer Ken Beskin explains sadly why they do. Good Fight plays audio from a UFCW TV ad from the 1990’s and remember JAM the intern? He popped into the UOMM Communications office to check in so we got some audio on that. Plus the Civil Service Employees Association Nassau Local 830 are doing a stuff-a-stocking campaign for our veterans – so we’ll give you details on that. We will do Plus as call-in versions of the UCOMM Radio sports report with DenDunn who tells a story about how Bills QB Kyle Orten kicks ass for the working class and as usual the UCOMM News Network, this week in twitter and a few new alt rock tunes. So thanks from a grateful UCOMM Radio nation to all our veterans on this Veterans Day 2014. See you Sunday! (photo; NJ IBEW's Don Norcross elected to Congress) NEW SHOW NEXT SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 23RD