Monthly Archives: February 2018

2018-02-25 Workin 4 A Livin Radio Show

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TEAM Workin 4 A Livin – Caucus educates about Union & Non-Union Labor issues. Please join Moderator Leroy McKnight, and Co-Hosts Jeff Brown and David Fillion, Sunday at 7:00pm edt; where these “Progressives For Change Offer Opinions That Matter”. Jeff will continue his series about the UAW Constitution; beginning Article 10. David has a 5th special report on from an article about the 34-year-old Warren Memo, and Leroy will report on the State of our Union and what can be done.

Workin 4 A Livin is about the meaning of work for men and women from all backgrounds – in the union and non-union jobs – who are working for a living every day at their job. For them to get the latest union news, to discuss and learn about the meaning of work within labor unions. We welcome you to find us, our [I-Tunes, Stitcher, Player. FM and Blog Talk Radio] podcasts can be found on our website at www.workin4alivin.com.

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Season 3 Episode 11

 

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2018-02-18 Please Enjoy This Encore Show

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February 18, 2018: Out of respect of the work-life balance for fully one third of the UAW membership who are enjoying a long weekend to honor past U.S. Presidents; Please Enjoy This Encore Presentation:

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TEAM Workin 4 A Livin – Caucus educates about Union & Non-Union Labor issues. Please join Moderator Leroy McKnight, and Co-Hosts Jeff Brown and David Fillion, Sunday at 7:00pm edt; where these “Progressives For Change Offer Opinions That Matter”. Jeff will continue his series about the UAW Constitution; beginning Article 10. David has a 5th special report on from an article about the 34-year-old Warren Memo, and Leroy will report on the State of our Union and what can be done.

Workin 4 A Livin is about the meaning of work for men and women from all backgrounds – in the union and non-union jobs – who are working for a living every day at their job. For them to get the latest union news, to discuss and learn about the meaning of work within labor unions. We welcome you to find us, our [I-Tunes, Stitcher, Player. FM and Blog Talk Radio] podcasts can be found on our website at www.workin4alivin.com. Our email address: Workin4ALivin@Workin4ALivin.com

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2018-02-11 Workin 4 A Livin – Radio Show

Workin 4 A Livin

To Listen To Radio Show Click The White Arrow,

Or The Pink Link Below the Word “Jobs”

TEAM Workin 4 A Livin – Caucus educates about Union & Non-Union Labor issues. Please join Moderator Leroy McKnight, and Co-Hosts Jeff Brown and David Fillion, Sunday at 7:00pm edt; where these “Progressives For Change Offer Opinions That Matter”. Jeff will continue his series about the UAW Constitution; beginning Article 10. David has a 5th special report on from an article about the 34-year-old Warren Memo, and Leroy will report on the State of our Union and what can be done.

Workin 4 A Livin is about the meaning of work for men and women from all backgrounds – in the union and non-union jobs – who are working for a living every day at their job. For them to get the latest union news, to discuss and learn about the meaning of work within labor unions. We welcome you to find us, our [I-Tunes, Stitcher, Player. FM and Blog Talk Radio] podcasts can be found on our website at www.workin4alivin.com.

Our email address: Workin4ALivin@Workin4ALivin.com

Here is the July 8, 1983 Flint Journal article that is referenced during the radio show:

Flint Journal Article

 

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Season 3 Episode 09

 

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WHITE SHIRT DAY

WHITE SHIRT DAY

WHITE SHIRT DAY

Today we celebrate the anniversary of February 11, 1937. It all began on January 31, 1936, and continued as an often bloody sit-down strike in Flint, Michigan, until it ended with the first union agreement between the United Autoworkers (UAW) and General Motors on February 11, 1937.  UAW Local Union 659 was born out of that strike, and its hall became known as “The Pioneer Hall Of The UAW”. Later, on February 11, 1948 Bert Christenson, a member of UAW Local 598 (A sister Local Union in Flint), initiated National White Shirt/White T-shirt Day. The wearing of a white shirt was to send a message to management – who all wore white shirts every day – that we workers were every bit as good as they are. This manufacturing plant, and the “Pioneer Hall” is the root of our great union.

Unfortunately… Today, there is not a brick left standing of that entire 78 acre manufacturing complex, and the “Pioneer Hall” has been sold by the IUAW, and is currently a head shop. What a shameful mindset. In nature the analogy would be; “If you can kill the root, you can kill the tree”. In real life the analogy would be; “If you can kill its root, you can kill the Union.” Please never let us forget, deny or forsake our roots, and always strive to keep our union ALIVE and WELL!

The Author – Leroy McKnight – hired into the plant where the sit-down initiated, and today all that remains is the Michigan Historical Marker – designating the site of the Flint Sit-Down Strike. The marker is located on the northwest intersection Chevrolet Avenue, and the Flint River. Later the plant was known as “Chevy – Down In The Hole”. Brother McKnight’s first job station was about 70 feet to the northwest of the Historical Marker. While walking out on his second day in the plant and old man, a sit-downer, grabbed him by the shoulder and said:

People died right here on this sidewalk so you could work here today, and don’t you EVER FORGET IT!!!” He never has…

 

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2018-02-04 Please Enjoy This Encore Radio Show

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Out Of Respect For Our Member’s Work Life Balance On This “Super Bowl Sunday”, Please Enjoy This Encore Presentation:

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TEAM Workin 4 A Livin – Caucus educates about Union & Non-Union Labor issues. Please join Moderator Leroy McKnight, and Co-Hosts Jeff Brown and David Fillion, Sunday at 7:00pm edt; where these “Progressives For Change Offer Opinions That Matter”. This Week’s Encore Radio Show is from, April 23, 2017, and features a 1988-1991 non-academic study that Leroy McKnight did about the Global Tax Imbalances that eventually lead to the loss of 89% [a % from a 2011 CBS study] of the United States manufacturing jobs. Since completing his study, and receiving confirmation by several Phd economists, as well as from the United State’s financial liaisons to all six other countries in the [then] G-7. He has continued to raise this grave underlying matter of UNION JOB LOSS to Executive, Legislative and Judicial governmental officials at every level, and continues to do so in tonight’s Encore Radio Show. Please enjoy the education from this show.

Workin 4 A Livin is about the meaning of work for men and women from all backgrounds – in the union and non-union jobs – who are working for a living every day at their job. For them to get the latest union news, to discuss and learn about the meaning of work within labor unions. We welcome you to find us, our [I-Tunes, Stitcher, Player. FM and Blog Talk Radio] podcasts can be found on our website at www.workin4alivin.com. Our email address: Workin4ALivin@Workin4ALivin.com

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