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.

November 29, 2015 - Episode 223: Defunded, The Last Show
Episode 223: Defunded, The Last Show

 It's UCOMM Radio defunded - our last show! We get Chris Erikson from Local 3 IBEW NYC on the phone to help us say goodbye.  Plus news from the world famous UCOMM News Network, clips from Workers Independent News, rank&file messages from social networks and 855-UCOMM-99, and a few tunes that subliminally tell our goodbye story. We hope everyone had a wonderful Thanksgiving, if shopping today please be courteous to the exploited retail workforce and have a very Merry Christmas, a Happy Hanukkah and a prosperous and progressive New Year. Keep fighting the good fight working people, this is the last show so don't miss out, see you Sunday!

November 22, 2015 - Episode 222: UCOMM Radio defunded: Only 2 shows left
Episode 222: UCOMM Radio defunded: Only 2 shows left

We give you last weeks show as we prepare to give you a kick-ass last show! So if you missed the show last week this Sunday is a great opportunity to catch us chatting up a US Supreme Court case that may ban class action lawsuits on wage theft. We get the skinny on that from Cristian Farias from the Huffington Post.  We also got audio from jerk GOP candidates saying no to raising the minimum wage and news from the world famous UCOMM News Network, clips from Workers Independent News, buying Union Made in the USA with Labor 411, rank&file messages from social networks and 855-UCOMM-99, and a few new alt rock tunes.This is the second from last show so don't miss out! See you Sunday!

November 15, 2015 - Episode 221: UCOMM Radio defunded: only 3 shows left
Episode 221: UCOMM Radio defunded: only 3 shows left

UCOMM Radio defunded!  So with only 3 shows left we chat up a US Supreme Court case that may ban class action lawsuits on wage theft. To get the skinny on that we call Cristian Farias from the Huffington Post about it.  We also got audio from jerk GOP candidates saying no to raising the minimum wage. Plus news from the world famous UCOMM  News Network, clips from Workers Independent News, buying Union Made in the USA with Labor 411, rank&file messages from social networks and 855-UCOMM-99, and a few new alt rock tunes.There are only 3 shows left so don't miss out! See you Sunday! (photo: LaGrange doing some show prep on the LIRR)

November 8, 2015 - Episode 220: "We need more good white people" show
Episode 220: "We need more good white people" show

Mayor Steph Minor from Syracuse, NY will be calling in, she gave her workforce a huge raise and she calls in to explain why. Joan Deem and Wayne White from your Long Island Teachers.org stop unto studio to talk up how the union movement should address inequities in society and enters into a tough conversation on systemic racism. Plus news from the world famous UCOMM  News Network, clips from Workers Independent News, the UCOMM Radio Sports Report, rank&file messages from social networks, and a few new alt rock tunes.There are only 4 shows left so don't miss out! See you Sunday! 

November 1, 2015 - Episode 219:A career, not just a job show
Episode 219:A career, not just a job show

Erica Rechner from Opportunities Long Island stops into studio to chat up what her organization does to get young people into good union construction careers.  Plus news from the world famous UCOMM News Network, a new ad from LongIslandTeachers.org, clips from Workers Independent News and the UCOMM Radio Sports report.  We have rank&file messages from social networks and 855-UCOMM-99, UCOMM Radio in Twitter and a few new alt rock tunes.

October 25, 2015 - Episode 218: The who pays for going green Show
Episode 218: The who pays for going green Show

Whose getting the benefits and whose getting the bill? We get Ted Skerpon from the Utility Labor Council in NYS on the phone to chat up Reforming the Energy Vision and what it means for Nueva York's working families. We gotta respect expectant moms, so we chat up an interesting piece about workplace preggers and how we need to support them. Plus news from the world famous UCOMM News Network, the UCOMM Radio Sports Report, clips from Workers Independent News, rank&file messages from social networks and 855-UCOMM-99, UCOMM Radio in Twitter and a few new alt rock tunes.

October 18, 2015 - Episode 217: The War on Unions Show
Episode 217: The War on Unions Show

Did you watch the Democratic debate? We did, so we'll Monday Morning Quarterback the whole thing.  We also have Josh Pechthalt (pictured right) of the 120,000 member strong California Federation of Teachers calling in about the upcoming Supreme Court case Friedrichs v. California Teachers Association.  Plus news from the world famous UCOMM News Network, buying union made in the USA from Labor 411, clips from Workers Independent News and rank&file messages from social networks and 855-UCOMM-99.  We give Super Fan Nick Georgianis a call and of course UCOMM Radio in twitter and a few new alt rock tunes.

October 11, 2015 - Episode 216: Is the City Racist Show?
Episode 216: Is the City Racist Show?

Arthur Cheliotes, the President of the Communications Workers of America Local 1180 stops into studio to talk about how the City of New York is paying women of color less then their male counterparts.  We also bring you news coast to coast with the World Famous UCOMM News Network, the UCOMM Radio Sports Report and as always clips from Workers Independent News. Plus as usual rank&file messages from social networks and 855-UCOMM-99, plus UCOMM Radio in twitter, the UCOMM Radio Sports report and a few new alt-rock tunes

October 4, 2015 - Episode 215: Micro unions making big impact show
Episode 215: Micro unions making big impact show

This week we chat up micro unions, their definition and function and why they are scaring the bejesus out of  the bad guys and we let you know who the bad guys are from TheHill.com.  We also bring you news coast to coast with the UCOMM News Network and as always clips from Workers Independent News and rank&file messages from social networks and 855-UCOMM-99, plus UCOMM Radio in twitter, the UCOMM Radio Sports report and a few new alt-rock tunes.

September 27, 2015 - Episode 214: Adios Scott & Andy's intent for 15 show
Episode 214: Adios Scott & Andy's intent for 15 show

The New York State AFL-CIO chats up growing union membership – we dive into the details. There are 15,000 public employees in New York who make less than $15 an hour so we ask the tough questions and talk political strategy on why NY Gov. Andy Cuomo wants to raise the state minimum wage. Adios pendejo, anti-union GOP Presidential candidate Scott Walker is out so he can go F himself. Lobbyist Glen Casey gets on the horn to offer an insider’s perspective on state and national issues and as always clips from Workers Independent News, rank&file messages from social networks and 855-UCOMM 99, UCOMM Radio in twitter, the UCOMM Radio Sports Report and a few new alt rock tunes.