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Local Labor Activists on Wage Theft, Fair Wages for Fast Food Workers and Rebuilding Better Working Conditions

09/02/13 Robert Lorei
Radioactivity: Live Call-In (Monday)
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Good morning, welcome to Radioactivity. Today we'll talk with Aaron Carmella (813-215-5945) and Dustin Ponder of the West Central Florida Federation of Labor about the recent fast food strike in Tampa, wage theft, and what can be done to improve working conditions here in Florida.

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Local Union Activists Plan Event with Joe Burns Author of Strike

04/18/13 Robert Lorei
Radioactivity: Live Call-In (Thursday)
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Good morning, welcome to Radioactivity. I'm Rob Lorei. On the first part of today's program- an interview with local labor activist Dustin Ponder. The West Central Florida Federation of Labor and The Young Workers of Florida are sponsoring a talk by author Joe Burns (STRIKE: How Working Poeple Can Regain Power and Transform America) this weekend at IBEW 824 this saturday at 1PM in Tampa. We'll talk with Ponder about the event and labor's campaign to stop wage theft in Florida.

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Tampa Bay activists plan Black Friday protests at WalMarts in solidarity with striking workers

11/21/12 Seán Kinane
Last Call Wednesday
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On Last Call we took calls about the strikes by WalMart workers this Friday across the country and the local actions in support of the laborers. The day after Thanksgiving is typically the busiest shopping day of the year -- called Black Friday by shoppers and Buy Nothing Day by people protesting the hyperconsu...

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