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OVERTIME: Professional Workers Need Unions Too w/ Katie Barrows - TVLR 2/24

In OVERTIME, Katie Barrows joins to discuss professional employee unionism. ✦ ABOUT ✦The Valley Labor Report is the only union talk radio show in Alabama, elevating st...

The Unlikely History of Alabama's Interracial Coal Miners' Unions - TVLR 2/24

Dan Letwin joins to discuss his book about the unlikely history of interracialism in Alabama's coal miner unions.✦ ABOUT ✦The Valley Labor Report is the only union tal...

OVERTIME: Trillbilly Workers Party Joins to Celebrate Our KENTUCKY RADIO DEBUT - TVLR 2/17/24

We've got Sarah Lazare from Workday Magazine on how the UAW is making sure Stellantis follows through on re-opening Belvidere and Tom Sexton from the Trillbillies join...

Marilyn Lands Explains Why Voters of Alabama's 10th State House District Should Vote For Her - TVLR 2/17/24

In the first half of the program we're talking to Marilyn Lands, a Democrat running for Alabama State House in one of the few competitive districts in the state. We're...

OVERTIME: Alabama Auto Workers Have Bosses SCARED - TVLR 2/10/24

We're gonna spend some time today DISMANTLING the bosses anti-union arguments. 

Bianca Cunnigham Talks Holding Ford Accountable in Tennessee - TVLR 2/10/24

Bianca Cunningham from Tennessee for All joins us to talk about their work, and this week's Boss Watch is particularly brutal. 

OVERTIME: Talking to Cornel West, Learning About Milei in Argentina, and Asking What's Wrong with Sean O'Brien - TVLR 2/3/24

LOTS of guests on the show this time. First up, we play Adam's interview with Cornel West about his life of activism and the prospects for working people in the South....

"School Choice" Advocates Don't Want You to Listen to This: FACTS About Vouchers - TVLR 2/3/24

Professor Cowen has spent about two decades studying the effects of vouchers on schools, children, and academic results. He says that the data shows something differen...

OVERTIME: The History of the CIO and Lessons for Today w/ Jacobin's Ben Fong - TVLR 1/27/24

We react to some of the latest news on Obrien and Trump. Ben Fong from Jacobin talks to us about their new podcast on the CIO. We take a call. Send us your reactions! ...

UAW's Shawn Fain Attacks Trump, Endorses Biden - TVLR 1/27/24

Jennifer Sherer from the Economic Policy Institute talks about some of her recent work and we react to the new union membership data. Shawn Fain attacked Trump and end...

OVERTIME: How Las Vegas Teachers Won a HUGE Raise, and What's Next - TVLR 1/20/24

In OVERTIME, we're talking to some teachers from Las Vegas about their new contract and how they aren't done fighting yet. ✦ ABOUT ✦The Valley Labor Report is the only...

MORE Southern Auto Workers Go Public with UAW Campaign - TVLR 1/20/24

We talk about the UAW's organizing campaign and the updates that almost seemed to come out daily this week. We're also talking to Dev Wakely about his report on the au...

OVERTIME: Streamer Destiny Thinks Working Folks Can't Govern Themselves, We Do - TVLR 1/13/24

Indiana Republicans want 14 year olds to drop out of school and go to work. Jim Harbaugh says college football players should unionize, Destiny thinks nurses are dumb ...

Kay Ivey ATTACKS Alabamians Who Want to Unionize Mercedes - TVLR 1/13/24

Mercedes workers in Alabama have gone public with their intent to unionize, and our governor attacked them within the hour. Dr. Moten from Alabama State joins to talk ...

OVERTIME: Elon Musk GOES TO WAR Against NLRB - TVLR 1/6/24

Elon Musk is trying to destroy free speech and the NLRB.✦ ABOUT ✦The Valley Labor Report is the only union talk radio show in Alabama, elevating struggles for justice ...

Alabama Republicans Revving up to Privatize Public Schools and Continue to note Expand Medicaid - TVLR 1/6/24

We're back folks! Lots to talk about today, with a 3 week round up for last week in southern labor and taking a look at prospects for medicaid expansion and the attack...

DOUBLE OT: 1990's US Labor Party, East Palestine Review, and a Child Labor Debate - TVLR 12/30/23

We conclude our end-of-the-year look back at major moments in the show with an interview from Railroad Workers United about East Palestine, a retrospective on the US L...

OVERTIME: UAW & Teamsters in 2023 - TVLR 12/30/23

We continue our end-of-the-year look back at major moments in the show, diving into the UAW conflict with the Big 3 and the Teamsters fight with UPS.

2023 Year in Review w/ Jacob & Adam - TVLR 12/30/23

We close out 2023 with a look back at some of the big stories we covered this year.

DOUBLE OT: UMWA Strike Recap and Randy Kelley on the Alabama Democratic Party- TVLR 12/23/23

We conclude our look back at some of our best interviews and major moments in THE VALLEY LABOR REPORT.

OVERTIME: Adolph Reed Jr on Labor & Politics in the South + MORE BEST OFS - TVLR 12/23/23

We continue our look back at some of our best interviews and major moments in THE VALLEY LABOR REPORT.

Amazon Labor Union in Kentucky has OVER 1000 CARDS SIGNED, + BEST OF 2023, Part 1 - TVLR 12/23/23

Jacob interviews an Amazon worker in Kentucky and then we begin a multi-part stroll down memory lane with a collection of "Best Of..." videos.

OVERTIME: Teamsters Won Big at UPS, Here's How They'll Protect The Gains - TVLR 12/16/23

We talk to a Swedish journalist about Tesla, and a Teamster about contract enforcement.

Alabama's Prisons are being Sued Over Alleged Slave Labor Contracts - TVLR 12/16/23

We talk to an Alabama comedian who lives in LA as he promotes his mini Alabama tour. Tuberville pretends not to understand employment relations in his opposition to a ...

OVERTIME: News Guild Member Explains Why His Union Should Endorse a Ceasefire in Gaza - TVLR 12/9/23

In OVERTIME, Connor Lewis talks to us about organizing for a ceasefire in Gaza in the News Guild, and big wins for the building trades that his labor council pushed th...

UAW Collects 1,000+ Cards in LESS THAN A WEEK at Chattanooga Volkswagen - TVLR 12/9/23

The  new UAW campaign is kicking off with a bang - they already have 1,000 cards signed at Volkswagon in Chattanooga. We also talk to Tate Heuer about union member onl...

Strike The South Ep.1: Talking With Members of The BCTGM About Their Strike in Memphis

This is the first hour of the 32 hour live stream "Strike The South" where Jacob interviews members and officers of the Baker Confectionery Tobacco Workers and Grain M...

OVERTIME: UAW Endorses Ceasefire in Gaza, Elon Musk Pretends to Not Understand Unions - TVLR 12/2/23

In OVERTIME we talk about the UAW's call for a ceasefire and react to Elon Musk making a fool of himself. We also look at a US House hearing on the new overtime rule, ...

BFD: LARGEST ORGANIZING DRIVE IN MODERN HISTORY ANNOUNCED BY UAW - TVLR 12/2/23

The UAW is swinging for the fences with an announcement of an organizing campaign covering 150k workers. They also called for a permanent ceasefire in Gaza. We talk to...

SHOP TALK: What are unions and why do they matter?

Adam goes back to the basics. Interested in unions? Want to educate others about unions? This episode is for you!✦ ABOUT ✦The Valley Labor Report is the only union tal...

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