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WFHB Correspondent David Murphy attended Bloomingfood’s annual meeting last week and an accompanying rally by those who support a recent effort by ...

  • Added: Oct 20, 2014
  • Length: 08:21
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Supporters of the unionization of employees of Bloomingfoods rallied in front of the West 6th outlet last Thursday. Around fifty people gathered la...

  • Added: Sep 22, 2014
  • Length: 09:10
Caption: Charlie Millican and Ronnie Tims are ready to retire, but won't slow down.
Charlie Millican and Ronnie Tims have seen plenty in their 40+ years driving for UPS. When Millican started with UPS, the company was so new that ...

  • Added: Aug 28, 2014
  • Length: 03:38
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San Franciscans love to garden, but a backyard is hard to come by if you live in an apartment. And the 36 city-operated community gardens have wait...

  • Added: Aug 06, 2014
  • Length: 07:25
Caption: Stan Sorscher, SPEEA Representative
Stan Sorscher, Labor Representative for SPEEA Local 2001, Part 2 Interview: Stan, Labor Representative for the Society of Professional Engineerin...

  • Added: Aug 01, 2014
  • Length: 28:13
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Americans work 137 more hours per year than the Japanese, and almost 500 more than the French. How can we stay motivated for our long hours at work...

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  • Added: Jul 25, 2014
  • Length: 02:37
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A report from the National Employment Law Project found that the increasing number of jobs in Indiana offer wages under the federal median annual s...

  • Added: Jun 19, 2014
  • Length: 07:22
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San Francisco currently has the third lowest unemployment rate of all California's counties. But while that’s good news, it doesn't mean that much ...

  • Added: May 17, 2014
  • Length: 06:47
Caption: Apartments in San Francisco, Credit:  (wallyg/flickr)
Rent control has been a way for cities to regulate their housing prices and evictions since World War One, in the wake of a big housing shortage in...

  • Added: May 17, 2014
  • Length: 05:13
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Some are saying there is a skills gap in Indiana – that there are manufacturing jobs available but not enough skilled workers to fill them. Corresp...

  • Added: Feb 28, 2014
  • Length: 09:48
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In California a surprising trend is taking place, one that is threatening precisely what makes community colleges unique – their accessibility to a...

  • Added: Feb 17, 2014
  • Length: 10:58
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This week on Interchange, host Trish Kerle speaks with Carrol Krause, author of Showers Brothers Furniture Co: The Shared Fortunes of a Family, a C...

  • Added: Dec 17, 2013
  • Length: 57:34
Caption: The Voice for Working People
Updates on locked-out nurses, NYU grad students, and restaurant guides!

  • Added: Dec 13, 2013
  • Length: 02:59
Caption: A truck in Harlan, Ky., proclaims its support for coal and coal miners., Credit: Erica Peterson/WFPL
Coal is embedded into the culture and image of Eastern Kentucky, but the industry is declining in the region. And it's declining permanently. The c...

  • Added: Dec 12, 2013
  • Length: 18:17
Caption: The Voice for Working People
Reactions to the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership

  • Added: Dec 11, 2013
  • Length: 02:59
Caption: The Voice for Working People
News from Detroit, Connecticut, and DC.

  • Added: Dec 09, 2013
  • Length: 02:59
Caption: Recruiters for the U.S. Marines canvass shopping plazas, high schools and job fairs for potential soldiers., Credit: Alexandra Kanik/PublicSource
In robust economic times, America’s armed services have had to hustle to recruit qualified soldiers. But when civilian unemployment is high and th...

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  • Added: Dec 06, 2013
  • Length: 03:20
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Caption: The Voice for Working People
News for December 2-6th.

  • Added: Dec 06, 2013
  • Length: 02:59
Caption: The Voice for Working People
Fast Food Workers Strike in Over 100 Cities

  • Added: Dec 06, 2013
  • Length: 02:59
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McDonald’s workers nationwide are asking for an increased minimum wage, to fifteen dollars an hour.

  • Added: Dec 05, 2013
  • Length: 09:05
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A listener who hustles to make ends meet wants us to consider people who hustle for even less

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  • Added: Oct 01, 2013
  • Length: 08:45
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Caption: Money Matters Award Winning Host Marc Cuniberti
Minimum Wage laws are detailed. The debate may not go the way you suspect. Evergreen for 2013.

  • Added: Sep 18, 2013
  • Length: 03:00
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WFHB News Director Alycin Bektesh brings us a protest that happened this afternoon, starting at the Indiana University Sample Gates and concluding ...

  • Added: Sep 18, 2013
  • Length: 08:34
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On Saturday August 3rd, The Bloomington City Council hosted a reunion of figures who were influential in the 70s Labor Movement of Bloomington.

  • Added: Sep 11, 2013
  • Length: 56:33
Caption: Rosenow has two barns this size. Each houses about 300 cows. Two decades ago dairymen in Wisconsin discovered they had to grow in order to survive shrinking profit margins. , Credit: Laurel Morales
The Senate’s immigration reform proposal offers a fast track to citizenship for agricultural workers so that they can “continue to do the vital wor...

  • Added: May 03, 2013
  • Length: 04:02