Christopher Dols is the President of IFPTE Local 98 representing federal employees at the Army Corps in New York, and he joined the program to talk about the US Senate’s, and Chuck Schumer’s seeming reluctance to approve Biden’s nominations to the Federal Labor Relations Authority and the Merit Systems Protection Board.
The Alabama coal miner's strike has everything you could ask for as a conservative wanting to bolster your pro-worker bona fides. You've got coal miners, speech restrictions, coastal elites, the whole thing. But conservatives are silent. A local conservative talk host answers why.
Dan Dimaggio was a researcher for the Operating Engineers before he came to Labor Notes, where he is now assistant editor, and he joined the show to talk about some important reporting that he and Luis Leon have been doing surrounding the fight for independent unionism in Mexico.
In a lot of ways, the Alabama coal miner's strike has everything a conservative talker could ask for - coal miner's, speech restrictions, coastal elites, etc. But judging by their actions, they couldn't care less. Why is that.