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UCOMM Live is a fast and funny show about today's union news, politics, sports, and entertainment.

UCOMM Live is a fast and funny show about today's union news, politics, sports, and entertainment.
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UCOMM Live is a fast and funny show about today's union news, politics, sports, and entertainment.








Angry Umps, Trumka's Town Hall, and Toxic Coal Fire Pizza

Plus George was polled, he calls in. Brooklyn's Tony Barone talks up CWA's Call Center Bill, the one in New York passed last night. Farmworkers in New York are now allowed to organize and only have to work 60 hours a week before they can get overtime. Plus Uber and Lyft drivers want the state to reclassify them so they can join a union. Did you see Manny Machado getting tossed from the game against the Rockies? The umps sure did and they aren't happy about the one game suspension Machado...


Why Young People Hate Old People and the #USWNT

Plus can cafeteria workers cancel your flight, we remember Harvey Milk and what he did for the Coors Boycott during Pride Month, the origins of the Facebook and Google anti-trust case, stupid $hit Trump is doing and who shot Big Papi.


Is the "Trump's Not My President" argument divisive?

As Kris and Donny were arguing the same point on immigration we also talked about protestors getting locked up in New York's state capitol over housing costs, West Virginia tries to take away educators right to strike-will the Governor sign the bill? We also look at how Trump's tariffs will hurt the poor, TWU's President promises that there will blood in a strike against American Airlines, and the US Senate wants answers on Volkswagen's illegal employer retaliation tactics. Make sure to...


Top 3 things to talk about this Memorial Day weekend and how to be UCOMM’s Chauffer

Kamala Harris’ Gender Pay equity plan. Should 18-year old’s get to drive tractor trailers? Do we stop trading with the Philippine’s? Constructions standards hit rock bottom in West Virginia. Beto O’Rourke talks union on CNN. What it takes to be Kris LaGrange’s chauffeur and the top 3 things to talk about this Memorial Day weekend. Plus in Sports, should the Met’s fire Mickey Callaway and in Entertainment, the impact of TV shows All in the Family and the Jefferson’s on American race relations.


Delta Sucks & Problems at Facebook and the AFL-CIO

Plus wage and benefit victories from state to state and how to get an Alabama abortion.


Guns in Schools with AFT's Randi Weingarten

Congressman Tim Ryan goes bananas on the House floor over mass job loss in Ohio, but wait is the new GM deal another Trump long con like Foxconn? We discuss a dumb and "dangerous" law that would arm teachers. Should they be armed? AFT's Randi Weingarten calls in to discuss. Find out how unions are changing their approach to Presidential endorsements and staff at the Social Security Administration is shitting themselves as Trump goes after their workplace rights. We get labor lawyer Matthew...


Jobs that Pay, Jobs that Kill, NAFTA and Strip Clubs

Harris hops on the banning Right to Work train- welcome aboard Kamala! Trump went crazy over our nation's firefighters backing Uncle Joe for President We got the list of the worst places to work and our country's most dangerous jobs. Plus why keep NAFTA? What Green jobs pay the most? and how horny is Tefere Gebre?


Butts, Boobs, Bernie, and Becky

Becky Friedrichs is on tour trying to sell her shitty book about union busting, but no one is showing up. We found out this week that Bernie has joined the 1%, but does anyone really care? Plus we have some audio from the Stop and Shop strike in New England, we ask is there a double standard for teachers, especially female ones, and Beto talks pot and clean energy.


Hot Nurses, Babbling Bernie Sanders and Windmill Cancer

Feeling the Bern yet? Sanders proposes a swift change to national labor law while skipping out on the Building Trades Legislative pow wow in DC. Prevailing wage legislation failed to pass in New York we find out why. Hot nurses get a good union deal in the big apple, the 6 warning signs that you may have windmill cancer, and a list of progressive podcasts and shows according to the AFL-CIO


Raising the wage at Google & in New Hampshire, and kicking the Schiff out of Trump

On this week's show we look at the pro's and con's of comment sections on news sites, Google's $15 minimum wage -is it a union avoidance scheme? Trump is scared Schiff-less, find out why Beto O'Rourke kicks off his Presidential campaign, the Mets are playing this afternoon after finishing a game in Miami last night-are these guys overworked? Plus we promote the AFL-CIO's podcast and the National Association of Letter Carriers Food Drive.


Mueller Gave Us a gift, Texas AFL fights 1099's & Janus Hurts AFSCME

Calm down with Mueller Report, forget Barr because justice has not been served just yet. We get the Texas AFL-CIO on the phone to talk about how Silicon Valley is trying to push around the Lone Star State, Ed Sills will be calling in, he will also explain what SB 15 is. Trump's Janus took over 6% of public employee unions and does anyone believe that Mickey D's will raise their wages? I sure don't. Plus it's Opening Day! Let's Go Met's and the Sweet 16 is here and LaGrange's bracket is...


Donna Brazile on Fox News, Beto Backs Teachers, and Trout Gets Paid

Plus we go over a bill in Kansas designed to defund organized labor and we take a look at who LaGrange thinks is going to win the NCAA Tournament


Beto Runs, Trump's Budget Sucks, and Explaining Right to Work

Plus we ask why Trump is asking railroad and airline employees to decertify their unions, we pick favorites for the NCAA Tournament, we look at the benefits of the job-creating New York Film Tax Credit, and exclusive backroom details on the Building Trades relationship with Related, our nation's largest real estate developer.


Pervy College Prof Sues Union & #CountMeIn is Pissed

Plus we discuss what union(s) are qualified to organize the workforce at Amazon and ICE is up to their dirty tricks again, this time trying to deport a building porter anda few unions are trying to help out. We also remember Ted Lindsay, who battled with management and helped form the NHLPA and find out why Southwest Airlines sucks and is putting passengers at risk. Make sure to hit the Subscribe button to stay up to date on future episodes.


Ironworkers Cross the Line and the National Red Flag Gun Bill

Dan McCool calls in to talk about his group Blue Revolution, please join his Facebook group and give them money by clicking here. Jimmy bothers us through the entire show, Donny explains card check and the difficulty of call center work. We also talked a little sports as Spring Training has kicked off and Bob calls in to defend crazy little kids. All of this and more on the World Famous UCOMM Live.


Senate: National Right to Work Law, Beto on Oprah and Florida Trump Stories

Senator Rand Paul with the help of Donald Trump introduces a National Right to Work law- orange face has said he will sign it- thank the heaven for a blue house. Number of union households in the United States stays steady- we explain why it may look like its declined I got some Trump stories from my family vacation in Florida Beto was on Oprah and should the Academy Awards just cease to exist?


Amazon Pulls Out...On Valentine's Day

On this week's show, we talked about Beto O'Rourke out mobilizing Trump in El Paso Texas, we talk to Nate Lerner from Draft Beto about it. How calls are making a difference on the For the People Act Denver Teachers reach a deal, we talk to Flash Fernec about it and on St. Valentine's Day Amazon pulls out... of building its HQ in NYC and guess who is afraid of BBC's- Drunken Trump Guys.


Ross Schultz for President and Owing Taxes Because of Trump

GM gets it balls kicked in by UNIFOR on Canadian TV during the Super Bowl. Schultz says unions aren't the answer as he tries to run for President. Trump's long con tax return backfires on his base. Amazon not playing nice in NYC and good news construction deaths are down.


Superbowl and 2020 Predictions

Denver is high on drugs-deporting striking teachers and Understanding New York's red flag bill. We get audience interaction on both. Plus Trump busts another federal union, remember you voted for him, our predictions for Sunday's Super Bowl, and we talk about the 2020 Democratic hopefuls.


Trump's MAGA Kids, Guns and Scabby the Rat

This week's topics include: The Covington Catholic MAGA Kids and their shitty racist parents. Trump's labor board is trying to make the inflatable rat illegal. Gun sales are down, and we will get the reason why. Mitch now owns this shutdown. Call his office and tell him to re-open the government. Senate Switchboard: (202) 224-3121