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 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. 

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.