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 6, 2014 - The Psycho Furns Conflict Rezo Show
The Psycho Furns Conflict Rezo Show

John Coverdale from the Center for Workplace Solutions will be stopping in to talk about his services dealing with workplace disputes and conflict resolution. D Edlin of IBEW Local 25 is doing some charity to battle Lou Gehrig's disease, he will let us know how we can join that fight. Verizon Wireless want a union, so we got some audio from an awesome video they just put out from the Communications Workers of America. We got a few minutes of audio from your UFCW 1500 bi-annual Blood Drive. Plus some audio from the Jobs with Justice working but still poor conference. Jam the Intern gives us another book report From the Folks Who Brought You the Weekend and as usual, the UCOMM News Network, the UCOMM Radio Sports Report with Jamo, the Red Hot Albany Minute with Glen Casey and this week in twitter.

March 30, 2014 - The Target or Staples, who stinks more Show?
The Target or Staples, who stinks more Show?

Gawker.com has a leaked union busting video that Target Corporation shows their exploited employees, we will rip it apart for you. NYSUT has an awesome ad campaign to protect our schools and Hotlanta isn’t so hot! Non-union Staples office supply store is taking over the US Mail in Atlanta, GA so we got some audio from the postal workers union on that mess. In honor of Woman’s History Month – Lisa Q from CWA Local 1108 will be in studio to share her experiences plus new sponsor Kerry Fleming from Members Mortgage Corp stops in. JAM the Intern reads his book report From the Folks Who Brought You the Weekend and as usual, the UCOMM News Network, the UCOMM Radio Sports Report with Jamo, Skippy on the Road and this week in twitter. 

March 23, 2014 - The Tony the Tiger sucks show
The Tony the Tiger sucks show

Kellogg Cereal is not the company it used to be, and Tony the Tiger isn’t so grrrrreat! So we will get Ron Baker from the Bakery Confectionary Tobacco and Grain Millers union on the show to get the skinny on Kellogg’s economic terrorism from Kellogggreed.com . Also, Ted Skerpon of IBEW 97 is Chair of the NY Statewide Utility Labor Council, he’ll be checking in on what they're lobbying the politicians about in the Empire State Capital. Don Dunn will dive into an article from Yahoo News by Matt Bai of how the Koch Brothers are buying our Democracy. Are low wages becoming a way of life? The AP did an excellent piece and we will pull info from that for you and as usual, the UCOMM News Network, the Red Hot Albany Minute with Glen Casey, the Skippy on the Road Report and this week in twitter.

March 16, 2014 - The Arogant MTA & Frozen Wages Show
The Arogant MTA & Frozen Wages Show

Rick Sanchez of IBEW 589 stops into studio to give us an exclusive look into the inside baseball of the 4 year negotiation with the jerks at the Metropolitan Transportation Authority. Your United Food & Commercial Workers Local 1500 is giving the gift of life and we’ll get you the details on how you can help. We got the top ten worst Editorials ever written by South Carolina native Lane Filler plus audio from the St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Bay Shore NY. We grabbed audio from the wage frozen Nassau public employees rally. Jam the Intern gives us another book report From the Folks Who Brought You the Weekend plus a report from Skippy on the Road. As usual, the UCOMM News Network, the UCOMM Radio Sports Report with Jamo, the Red Hot Albany Minute with Glen Casey and this week in twitter

March 9, 2014 - The Happy Third Birthday Show!
The Happy Third Birthday Show!

It’s the UCOMM Radio Happy Friggin’ Third Birthday Show! So we celebrate by bringing on Jerry Laricchiuta of CSEA Local 830. Jerry has a story to share and we all are gonna hear it regarding the immoral union worker wage freeze. LaGrange’s Union built 2002 Ford Explorer just hit the 200k mile mark so were going to give UAW local 249 in Pleasant Valley, Missouri a call because we think they built it? We’ll find that out by their President Jeff Wright. We’ll introduce “JAM” the Intern with a book report he prepared for us from the famed book The Folks Who Brought You the Weekend. We have Colagioia in the studio talking about storm-pay policies. The UCOMM News Network has a new intro song and as usual the UCOMM Radio Sports Report with Jamo and this week in twitter. After 3 years of being on the air, we want to thank you all for your continued support.

March 2, 2014 - Say it ain't so Mike Rowe
Say it ain't so Mike Rowe

Beacuase of some techinical difficulting, this week's show is different than what is described here. Sorry everyone :(   This week we will be talking about why "Dirty Jobs" host Mike Rowe sucks with some audio from his CYA interview on MSNBC. Adam Ellis from the Paramount in Huntington, NY will be checking in with some upcoming shows. We are also going to give the UCOMM Transportation Correspondent Intern Micky Collins a call to talk up how the news is covering the LIRR contract talks. Irv Miljoner from the US Department of Labor joins us in studio to talk about how they are catching the bad bosses who are cheating workers out of their pay. And Chelsea the Intern will talk up the minimum wage issue. Plus the UCOMM News Network, the UCOMM Radio Sports Report and this week in twitter. 

February 23, 2014 - Yutes in the Union & Mrs. Green is Mean Show
Yutes in the Union & Mrs. Green is Mean Show

This week we’ll be hearing from young workers involved in their union and how the next generation is stepping up.  IBEW 1049’s Youth Caucus will be coming into the studio along with Laborers Local 66’s young leaders to discuss how they are getting involved and how you can too. Joe Checkley of the IBEW 94 NJ Next Up Committee will be giving us a call to discuss what they’ve got planned in the Garden State. Aly Waddy of your United Food & Commercial Workers 1500 is going to explain why Mrs. Green is so mean. We have Emmy Award Winning TV news coverage of the snow by News 12 & FOX News. Gotcha Paul gives us the UCOMM Radio Black History Minute, Jamo gives us the UCOMM Sports Report and as usual the UCOMM News Network and this week in twitter. See you Sunday!

February 16, 2014 - An OSHA SNOW-SHA extravaganza!
An OSHA SNOW-SHA extravaganza!

This week will be an amalgamation of a crap-load of working class topics from the revamping of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), Brookhaven residents demanding Verizon FiOS , the IBEW urging the PSC to invest in NY and not in Canada,  Black History Month stuff with Gotcha Paul,  the Right to Work for less fiasco in the Keystone State with IBEW 459, the Nassau County PBA fighting media bias and Chelsea the Interns first show. This week’s show is an extravaganza as we prepare for a very special brand new-ish show for you on Feb 23. Don’t forget to call in your comments to the Rank & File Voicemail at 631-777-8266.

February 9, 2014 - The NLRB makeover, Cablevision monopoly & PSC show
The NLRB makeover, Cablevision monopoly & PSC show

The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) needs to be revamped and we’ll discuss exactly how and why with some news from the AP. Brookhaven Town residents want Verizon FiOS and they want it now so we have interviews from that FiOS public hearing. Ellen Redmond from the IBEW gives us a call to talk about why the PSC needs to hear from us. Kris LaGrange made his was out to New Jersey to meet with the power professional first responders of IBEW 1289 - we got audio from that. In celebrating Black History Month, Gotcha Paul gives us a Black History Minute. Jamo give us the UCOMM Radio Sports Report and we once again give you the UCOMM News Network and this week in twitter.

February 2, 2014 - PA battles Right to Work & the PBA battles media bias show
PA battles Right to Work & the PBA battles media bias show

This week, the Keystone State is floating a right to work for less law so we'll get Paul Cameron from IBEW 459 on the horn to talk that up. Also Jim Carver from the Nassau County PBA is organizing a mass exodus and fighting media bias – we’ll give you the details on that. We also got an interview by our very own Jimmy Hyland of Working America’s Matt Morrison, plus audio of UCOMM Radio on MLK Day in Harlem with Rev. Al Sharpton and Mayor Blaz, we stood with the CWA 1109 Cablevision workers. We will introduce to you Chelsea the Intern and give Jameson Sempey a shot at the UCOMM Radio sports report plus words from the AFL-CIO’s Rich Trumka and what BAM needs to do to make America work for working people again. We'll share some audio from a press conference on the Trans Pacific Partnership aka NAFTA on steroids and of course, the UCOMM News Network and this week in twitter.