A weekly public affairs show about McKeesport and the Mon Valley, produced in cooperation with WEDO (810) and WZUM (1550).
On this Labor Day weekend, we talk to Rick Caponi, director of AFSCME District Council 84, which represents 8,000 workers in the Pittsburgh area. What is the history of organized labor? What does Labor Day mean? What are the challenges of organizing workers in the 21st century? Are labor unions still relevant, and why?
Filetype: MP3 - Size: 27.34MB - Duration: 29:52 m (128 kbps 44100 Hz)
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