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    Building Bridges: Your Community & Labor Report
                                    National Edition
             Produced by Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash
                                  *******
Mayor Bloomberg Provokes School Bus Strike, Hurting
Workers, Parents and Children
with
Richard Gilberg, Attorney, ATU Local 1181
and
Jimmy Hedge, Exec. Board Member, ATU Local 1181

Union busting is disgusting.  NYC's Amalgamated Transit Union Local 1181,
representing school bus drivers, escorts, and mechanics was forced onto
picketlines to save its very existence, due to Mayor Bloomberg's insistence
on removing Employee Protection Provisions from contract language
affecting the 9,000 workers. This change would impact current and future
union members, allow companies to low bid contractors due to cheap labor,
and put 150,000 children’s lives in the hands of inexperienced drivers to
navigate the hectic streets of NYC.  This is a lose lose situation for union
members and parents and children!
*******
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          Building Bridges is regularly broadcast live over WBAI,
         99.5 FM in the N.Y.C Metropolitan area on Mondays from
              7-8pm EST and is streamed, and archived cast at
                                       www.wbai.org                                                    

 Building Bridges National Edition is regularly broadcast over:

                          WAPJ, Torrington, CT.
                          WOOL, Great Falls, Vermont and New Hampshire
                          KKRN Bella Vista, CA
                          KGHI, Westport, WA
                          KSVR, Mount Vernon, WA
                          WAZU, Peoria, Illinois
                          KMEC, Ukiah, CA
                          KOWA, Olympia Washington .      
                          WHUS, Storrs, CT
                          WMNF HD FM Tampa, Florida
                          WPVM - MAIN-FM  Asheville, NC
                          WERU Blue Hill and Bangor, Maine
                          WGOT -  Gainesville, Florida.
                          WUOW - Oneonta, N.Y.
                          WWUH, - West Hartford, CT
                          WVJW- Benwood, WV                  
                          KRFP, Moscow, ID
                          KCSB, Santa Barbara, CA          
                          KSOW,Cottage Grove, Oregon  
                          WKNH ,Keene, NH
                          CKDU, Halifax, N.S., Canada      
                          WRPI, Troy, New York                  
                          WNRB, Wausau, WI                            
                          KGIG, Modesta, California              
                          East Hill Radio, Snoqualmie, WA
                          KSKQ, Ashland, Oregon
                          KWMD, Kasiloff-Anchorage, Alaska
                          WPRR, Grand Rapids, Michigan

                          as well as internet stations:

                         Channel107, UK
                         Geneva Radio, Geneva, N.Y.
                         WTF Radio, Bodega Bay CA
                         CPR Metro, NYC
                         Radio Free Radical
                         Radio Free Kansas
                         Radio Veronica, West Point, PA
                         Catalystradio.org,  U.K.
                         WXXE
                         Seattle Radical Radio                
                         Radio for Peace International
                         Labourstart                      
                         AmericanFM.org
                         Grateful Dread Public Radio
                         Detour Network, Knoxville, TN
                         KDX Radio, Homeland, North American
==============
            For  archived Building Bridges Programs go to
                                             our website:
                     www.buildingbridgesradio.org                  

 

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