WRFG Labor Forum Program on Monday, March 14, 2016
The Labor Forum on WRFG 89.3FM welcomes Preyonda Broome, ATU member and MARTA Mobility driver to the studio to talk about the privatization of the service and how the union and workers are fighting back. She will describe recent actions the MARTA workers have taken to alert the public of the negative consequences of privatization of public transportation. This interview will be from 4:15-4:30pm.
At 4:30, The Labor Forum audience will hear about the Southern Workers School held March 5-6 in Raleigh, NC from an organizer and a participant. More than 70 workers from nine states gathered to learn about past and current labor struggles, share lessons and develop organizing skills.The school is a project of the Southern Workers Assembly, a network of unions, organizing committees, workers centers and other activists engaged in struggles for worker rights and power. The SWA seeks to build rank and file leadership, particularly among Black, Latino and women workers.
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