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This edition: From Shirtwaist to Wisconsin: Labor Unions and the American Worker. Pt. 2 of 2

Episode Details

Original tape date: March 29, 2011.

Host Doug Muzzio sits down with Ed Ott, Joshua Freeman ,a dn Arthur Cheliotes to discuss labor unions and the American labor force. Topics discussed are the politics of the working force, the structure of labor unions, the problem of illegal immigrants against labor unions, public education for the regular American worker, the taxes of numerous groups of people, and the involvement of democracy within the American workforce.

“From Shirtwaist to Wisconsin: Labor Unions and the American Working Experience”  Guests: Ed Ott, Distinguished Lecturer in Labor Studies at the Murphy Institute/CUNY; Joshua Freeman, labor historian and Distinguished Professor, CUNY Graduate Center; Arthur Cheliotes, Pres., Local 1180, Communication Workers of America.

Guest List

Arthur Cheliotes President, Local 1180, Communication Workers of America

Prof. Joshua B. Freeman Author, Labor Historian

Prof. Douglas Muzzio Political Analyst, CUNY TV, Professor, School of Public Affairs, Baruch College/CUNY

Ed Ott Distinguished Lecturer, Joseph S Murphy Institute for Worker Education, CUNY

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