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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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United States

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

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@ucommblog

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English

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Episodes

Butts, Boobs, Bernie, and Becky

4/18/2019
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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.

Duration:01:13:42

Hot Nurses, Babbling Bernie Sanders and Windmill Cancer

4/11/2019
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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

Duration:01:11:14

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

4/4/2019
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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.

Duration:01:27:07

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

3/28/2019
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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...

Duration:01:29:45

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

3/21/2019
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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

Duration:00:59:18

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

3/14/2019
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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.

Duration:01:21:40

Pervy College Prof Sues Union & #CountMeIn is Pissed

3/7/2019
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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.

Duration:01:25:46

Ironworkers Cross the Line and the National Red Flag Gun Bill

2/28/2019
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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.

Duration:01:22:14

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

2/21/2019
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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?

Duration:00:20:03

Amazon Pulls Out...On Valentine's Day

2/14/2019
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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.

Duration:01:19:39

Ross Schultz for President and Owing Taxes Because of Trump

2/7/2019
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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.

Duration:01:18:42

Superbowl and 2020 Predictions

1/31/2019
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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.

Duration:01:20:25

Trump's MAGA Kids, Guns and Scabby the Rat

1/24/2019
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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

Duration:01:09:48

Should the TSA go on Strike?

1/17/2019
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Teachers make a stand in Los Angeles and we ask should TSA agents walk out. Dems want to raise the federal minimum wage to $15, should Congress not get paid during the shutdown? Plus audio from Snoop Dog calling Trump a motherf$%ker and my lobbyist friend calls in to talk me out of blowing up Gillibrand's spot. If you like the podcast make sure to hit the SUBSCRIBE button and leave us a comment.

Duration:01:11:56

Beto, The Border Wall and People Hurt by the Shutdown

1/10/2019
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What states are raising their minimum wage this year? We got the list! We speak to real people who are affected by Trump's unnecessary lockout. UCOMM Poll results on this stupid border wall idea and on boycotting Trump's silly national address. Some union organizing victories and Beto O'Rourke 2020 -should he be the new leader this nation so desperately needs. Make sure to hit the subscribe button to stay up-to-date with future shows.

Duration:01:41:22

Christmas Show 2018: Trump Kills an Immigrant

12/20/2018
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Trump had the Russians target black voters who told them to stay home in the 2016 election, 7 year old dies of dehydration in Trump's concentration camp in New Mexico. People are knocking on doors urging teachers to leave their union and Governor Cuomo sends a stern warning to Spectrum Cable Corporation in NYC. Plus, a strike is looming at Slate, Walmart and Target are selling poisonous toys and we figure out who is a millennial, Gen Xers, and Traditionalists. Make sure to hit the SUBSCRIBE...

Duration:01:22:19

Cohen Does Trump's Dirty Work and Gifts Teachers Hate

12/13/2018
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The long-term effects of Trump are being felt with an upcoming case that SCOTUS could hear that challenges a union's right to collective bargaining. Thanks to the Russians running ads on Facebook for Trump, Facebook stopped UCOMM from advertising, find out why and what can be done to stop tech monopolies. We also give a list of what not to give your teachers for Christmas and handpick the worst prisons in the nation that Cohen should visit. Make sure to hit SUBSCRIBE if you like the show to...

Duration:01:09:19

Spectrum NYC & Chicago Charter Strike

12/6/2018
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This week, we have a special guest host Local 3 IBEW's Lenny Copicotto. We are talking about the big rally in NYC for striking Spectrum workers as well as the first ever Charter Network teacher strike in Chicago. We also look into why the hell Congress wants to privatize the US Post Office and Lenny explains media literacy. Make sure to hit the subscribe button to hear future episodes of the show. Don't know how to subscribe? Click here to find out.

Duration:01:17:05

How to Talk Trump During the Holidays

11/29/2018
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We are back from our Thanksgiving break and Kentucky Governor Matt Bevins is not in the holiday spirit. Instead, he wants to break the backs of the Kentucky Teachers Union. We also found out this week that GM is closing a bunch of plants partially due to the steel tariffs, but is this part of a larger picture of jobs leaving Trump country? Plus, with the holidays here, we take a look at how to talk to your family about Trump and kitchen table economic issues during your family get together....

Duration:01:16:47

Walmart Buys Democratic Party, Firefighters Hose Trump, 1 Million in Raise in Missouri and Arkansas

11/15/2018
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This week we are talking about a huge donation from Alice Walton to the Nassau Democratic Party, we take a look at what other Democrats they have donated to. Voters in Missouri and Arkansas vote to give raises to 1 million low wage workers. In California, wildfires are raging, but Trump is attacking the union firefighters who are putting their lives on the line to save people. We have a repsonse from some union leaders of the IAFF.

Duration:01:04:17