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OVERTIME: Unions REACT to Biden's Flailing Campaign - TVLR 7/13/24

Jacob's out, Adam takes the reins. ✦ ABOUT ✦The Valley Labor Report is the only union talk radio show in Alabama, elevating struggles for justice and fairness on the j...

Interview with Congressional Candidate Elizabeth Anderson - TVLR 7/13/24

Jacob's out, Adam takes the reins. ✦ ABOUT ✦The Valley Labor Report is the only union talk radio show in Alabama, elevating struggles for justice and fairness on the j...

OVERTIME: Labor Writer Hamilton Nolan on the State of Labor Today - TVLR 7/6/24

In OVERTIME, we talk to Hamilton Nolan talks to us about the UFCW, UNITE HERE, and his book: The Hammer. The NEA staff is striking AND we take your calls: 844-899-TVLR...

Mine Workers SLAM Republicans for Killing Life Saving Mine Regulations - TVLR 7/6/24

We talk to Marisa about the fight over libraries in Alabama. Otis from the Ironworkers talks about their apprenticeship program. The UMWA is slamming republicans for t...

OVERTIME: Rail Workers SLAM Misleadership as Negotiations Approach and the Rail Labor Coalition Crumbles - TVLR 6/29/24

In OVERTIME, talk to rail workers about the recent spat between BLET and SMART, and bring you the latest on Not Gay Jared's labor troubles with Steven Crowder  ✦ ABOUT...

The Failed Southern Economic Model and How We Can Fix It - TVLR 6/29/24

We talk to Chandra Childers from the Economic Policy Institute about the Southern Economic Model. Bolivia just experienced and beat back a mini-coup.✦ ABOUT ✦The Valle...

OVERTIME: Lessons on Union Militancy, Pragmatism, and Idealism with Former UAW Organizer Jon Melrod - TVLR 6/22/24

In OVERTIME we talk to Jon Melrod about his time organizing in the auto industry. CALL IN: 844-899-TVLR (8857)✦ ABOUT ✦The Valley Labor Report is the only union talk r...

Alabama's New Economy Will Be Built By Opioid Profiteers - TVLR 6/22/24

We talk to Gabriella Spielberg about her recent More Perfect Union video about McKinsey, update yall on the latest at Mercedes, and break down some dumb BS about Calif...

OVERTIME: DSA is Helping Workers Organize Workers - TVLR 6/15/24

 In OVERTIME, we talk to Shayna Elliot from DSA Labor about their Workers Organizing Workers program. We also take a look at Elon Musk's compensation package, and the ...

EXPLAINED: How Virginia Educators Won the Biggest Union Election in Years (Decades??) - TVLR 6/15/24

We follow up with the Virginia education unions after their big win in Fairfax. We talk about the union difference at UPS, and how the Spotify CEO is too rich. In OVER...

OVERTIME: Explaining Federal Labor Law w/ Former FLRA Chair Ernie DuBester - TVLR 6/8/24

 In OVERTIME, we talk to Ernie Dubester, former chair of the Federal Labor Relations Authority. UC finally got an injunction and ALU is merging with the Teamsters. ✦ A...

Armed and Organized Coal Miners Might Just be the Next Big TV Hit - TVLR 6/8/24

We talk to Mark Brown, creator of Redneck Army, about his pitch for a network drama about the Battle of Blair Mountain. Also: Nigerian workers struck and are making pr...

OVERTIME: The Wagner Act is Good, Actually with Labor Attorney Brandon Magner - TVLR 6/1/24

In OVERTIME, we talk to Brandon Magner about the Wagner Act. We also take a look at the farm bill and some good provisions that were kept out of it. ✦ ABOUT ✦The Valle...

Breaking Down the Big News Everyone is Talking About - TVLR 6/1/24

We talk to leaders from the Fairfax Education Union Alliance about the Big News. Korean Samsung workers are gearing up for a strike, and Mexican auto makers are being ...

OVERTIME: A 32 Work Week is Ours for the Taking with Sarah Jaffee - TVLR 5/25/24

In OVERTIME, we talk to Sarah Jaffe about her week in Tuscaloosa, the fight for a 32 hour work week, and why Work Won't Love You Back. ✦ ABOUT ✦The Valley Labor Report...

Lessons from 100 Years of Labor Organizing in the South with Michael Goldfield - TVLR 5/25/24

We talk to professor Michael Goldfield about the Mercedes UAW campaign in light of his historical work on southern labor. Speaking of Mercedes - the union is asking th...

OVERTIME: Corps of Engineers Employee SPEAKS OUT About Clean Water Act Enforcement - TVLR 5/18/24

We talk to Collin Smalley, President of IFPTE Local 777 about enforcement of the Clean Water Act. We take a call and respond to clips,✦ ABOUT ✦The Valley Labor Report ...

Workers at Mercedes Lose Election, but the Fight isn't Over - TVLR 5/18/24

Big loss at Mercedes in Tuscaloosa, but a big win at New Flyer in Anniston. Lots of news in Alabama! ✦ ABOUT ✦The Valley Labor Report is the only union talk radio show...

OVERTIME: Mercedes Workers Say to BET ON THE UNION Ahead of Election - TVLR 5/11/24

In OVERTIME, we're talking to Jeremy Kimbrell to let us know how it feels on the shop floor in the run up to the Mercedes vote. ✦ ABOUT ✦The Valley Labor Report is the...

Who is Really Fighting Against Alabama's Auto Workers? - TVLR 5/11/24

Mercedes workers vote on a union next week, and they're facing a massive anti-union campaign. Who's funding it? Derek Siedman breaks it down for us. The legislative se...

OVERTIME: Shawn Fain has One Neat Trick for Biden to Make the Protests Go Away - TVLR 5/4/24

College students and workers across the country are protesting for Palestine, Democrats hate it, and Shawn Fain has some words of wisdom. Adam talks to us about how un...

Alabama College Worker Talks Union Fight for Living Wage at Jacksonville State - TVLR 5/4/24

Workers on college campuses in Alabama are fighting for a living wage. Some people want teachers to have maternity leave, others think they have it too good already.✦ ...

OVERTIME: Democracy in Contract Campaigns - TVLR 4/27/24

We speak to an educator about how to infuse a contract campaign with democracy. We also respond to right wing attacks on the UAW and explain what right to work is. ✦ A...

Alabama Auto Workers SPEAK OUT After LANDSLIDE UAW Win in Chattanooga - TVLR 4/27/24

We speak to Alabama auto workers Quichelle Liggins from Hyundai in Montgomery and Jacob Ryan from Mercedes in Vance about their campaigns after the huge win in Chattan...

OVERTIME: Effective Stewarding w/ Joe Demanuelle-Hall + Labor's Finances w/ Chris Bohner - TVLR 9/3/22

We talk to Labor Notes' Joe Demanuelle Hall about how to be an effective steward and then to Chris Bohner about the finances of the labor movement. ✦ ABOUT ✦The Valley...

UNIONS 101 - TVLR 4/23/24

We assembled an all start panel to talk about the basics of unionism for folks new to the movement:Jonnie Lane - Association of Flight Attendents (AFA-CWA), DeltaGraha...

OVERTIME: This Politician Lied About a Trump-Era Alabama Plant Closure to Attack the UAW - TVLR 4/13/24

In OVERTIME, we bring on the president of the Steelworkers local at the former Gadsden Goodyear plant to respond to the slander against his union from a politician. We...

These Union Nurses Are Organizing the South - TVLR 4/13/24

We have a rockstar panel of southern nurses on to discuss healthcare organizing. We also talk about the latest moves in the legislature and with the UAW campaign in Al...

OVERTIME: Previewing Contract Negotiations Between UAW and Daimler, and Railworkers and Rail Carriers - TVLR 4/6/24

In OVERTIME, we'll talk to rail workers about the upcoming negotiations with the carriers and the need for coordinated bargaining. ✦ ABOUT ✦The Valley Labor Report is ...

A Socialist Labor Lawyer is Taking Steven Crowder to Court (the NLRB) - TVLR 4/6/24

We'll bring you some more updates from the Alabama legislature - the session will end soon, so its a time game now. Matt Bruenig joins to talk about his case against S...

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