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Program Information
 Labor Express Radio 
 Weekly Program
 Jerry Mead-Lucero - Labor Express Radio  
 Attribution Non-commercial (by-nc) 
This is the full 7-12-10 episode of the Labor Express Radio program.

On this weeks episode of Labor Express Radio we report on a rare victory for hotel workers in Chicago in the form of a National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) ruling. Last week an administrative law judge with the NLRB, found that the Blackstone Hotel in downtown Chicago, had illegal fired 14 workers while in the midst of prolonged negotiations over a first contract. The judge also found that the Blackstone violated the law when it made changes to the worker’s health coverage. The judge provided the workers substantial remedies and came down hard on the management for its labor law violations, a rare example of U.S. labor law coming to the aid of workers trying to organize. We will have more details on this story in the first half of the program.

Later in the program will hear about a recent delegation of Chicago Latin American solidarity activists to Honduras on the 1st year anniversary of the coup which overthrew the elected President of Honduras. We’ll hear about the state of the resistance movement there and about the continuing repression by the coup leaders of the resistance movement.

Lastly we will bring more excerpts from Labor Beat’s live to web program discussing immigrant rights in the wake of the anti-immigrant measures recently undertaken in Arizona.

Labor Express Radio is Chicago's only English language labor news and current affairs radio program. News for working people, by working people. Labor Express Radio airs every Monday morning at 10:00 AM on Chicago's Sound Alliance, WLUW, 88.7 FM. For more information, see our website at:
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