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 Building Bridges 
 
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Trump Las Vegas Hotel Workers Say He s Anti-Worker.
He d Rather Say YOUR FIRED than Allow Workers to Unionize!
with
Bethany Khan, Director of Communications, Culinary Workers Union Local 226
and
Luis Carlos, Banquet food server, Trump Hotel Las Vergas

After a resounding YES vote to unionize with the Culinary Workers Union, Local 226, Trump s Hotel Las Vegas refused to recognize and bargain with the union as required by federal law. Now, boss Trump has filed objections to the outcome of a free and fair union representation election won by the workers who want a union and have been accused by the federal government of violating labor laws. And, recently The National Labor Relations Board issued another federal complaint against Trump alleging that his company unlawfully told one employee, YOUR FIRED and discriminated against another based on their union support. Federal officials maintain that Trump's hotel company engaged in the numerous unlawful practices such as: issuing rules prohibiting workers from communicating with one another and the public; engaging in surveillance, and interrogations and intimidating employees; and suspending and threatening to fire union supporters.

"If Donald Trump wants to 'Make America Great Again,' said Maria Jaramillo a housekeeper at the Trump Las Vegas he should by negotiating a fair deal
with us.

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Elections 1948
with
Ronald Reagan
Eric Foner- Prof of History, Columbia University

In 1948 Ronald Reagan, then the President of the Screen Actors Guild, starred in a Radio program sponsored by the International Ladies Garment Workers Union promoting Harry Truman in the Presidential elections of that year. You will hear Ronald Reagan the then unabashed liberal blasting the Republican Tom Dewey and the Republic Congress for its anti-worker policies including the Taft-Hartley Act and for promoting policies which decrease the real income of workers while promoting huge profits by the greedy corporations. With commentary by Eric Foner placing this watershed election in historical context for today.
produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
please notify us if you plan to broadcast this program - knash@igc.org

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