labor http://kalw.org en Today on Your Call: What are the stories of migrant farmworkers? http://kalw.org/post/today-your-call-what-are-stories-migrant-farmworkers <p><span class="s1"> Thu, 20 Mar 2014 07:00:00 +0000 Ali Budner 41189 at http://kalw.org Today on Your Call: What are the stories of migrant farmworkers? Majority of Bay Area residents support a transit strike ban http://kalw.org/post/majority-bay-area-residents-support-transit-strike-ban <div class="article-description" style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; outline: 0px; font-size: 16px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 23.75px;"><p style="margin-top: 5px; margin-bottom: 10px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; outline: 0px; font-size: inherit; vertical-align: baseline; background-color: transparent; line-height: 1.5em;"><span style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; outline: 0px; vertical-align: baseline; background-color: transparent;">Over half of Bay Area residents support a ban on transit strikes, bu Fri, 13 Dec 2013 19:02:08 +0000 Isabel Angell 37133 at http://kalw.org Majority of Bay Area residents support a transit strike ban On today's Your Call: What power do low-wage workers have in fighting for a fairer economy? http://kalw.org/post/todays-your-call-what-power-do-low-wage-workers-have-fighting-fairer-economy <p><span id="docs-internal-guid--70f2457-daba-faa3-6551-9c3413a9331f"><span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: Arial; font-size: 16px; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">&nbsp;&nbsp; Tue, 10 Dec 2013 08:00:00 +0000 Becca Hoekstra 36930 at http://kalw.org On today's Your Call: What power do low-wage workers have in fighting for a fairer economy? Plane Queers - Airline stewards' impact on labor and civil rights http://kalw.org/post/plane-queers-airline-stewards-impact-labor-and-civil-rights <p>A mile-high look at modern US history. Is it true most male flight attendants are gay? Was it ever? How did their legal battles with airlines help advance gay rights <em>and</em> workplace gender equity? Is the tale of “Patient Zero” – a steward accused of being the initial transcontinental spreader of HIV – accurate? Stow your tray tables and put your seats in their fully upright and locked positions for a quick flight through the history of airline stewards. Eric Jansen's guest is Philadelphia University history professor Phil Tiemeyer, author of <a href="http://www.ucpress.edu/book.php?isbn=9780520274778"><i>Plane Queer: Labor, Sexuality and AIDS in the history of male flight attendants</i></a>, published by <a href="http://www.ucpress.edu">University of California Press</a>. Wed, 31 Jul 2013 23:12:16 +0000 Eric Jansen 30943 at http://kalw.org Plane Queers - Airline stewards' impact on labor and civil rights Today on Your Call: How can workers and unions communicate with the public more effectively? http://kalw.org/post/today-your-call-how-can-workers-and-unions-communicate-public-more-effectively <p> Tue, 23 Jul 2013 13:31:23 +0000 Malihe Razazan 30505 at http://kalw.org Today on Your Call: How can workers and unions communicate with the public more effectively?