To celebrate Labor Day on The Workers’ Mic, Powered by the MCL, Ed Maher takes the week off while Ken Edwards and Phil Davidson, Communications Director, Mid America Regional Council of Carpenters, talk with Professor Bob Bruno, Director of the Labor Studies Program and a Professor of Labor and Employment at the University of Illinois. Bob shares the origins of Labor Day, labor policy, and much more!
The program “The Workers’ Mic” that airs on WGN(AM) on Sundays from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. is sponsored by the Midwest Coalition of Labor, Amalgamated Bank of Chicago, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois, Bond Brothers & Company Printers, The International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 134, The Indiana Illinois Iowa Foundation for Fair Contracting (IIIFFC), Kocher Insurance Group, The Chicago Laborers’ District Council / Laborers’ International Union of North America (Lecet-LiUNA), The International Union of Operating Engineers Local 150, The International Union of Operating Engineers Local 399, Megent Financial, Mid-America Carpenters, MCL Credit Union, Premise Health, Stars and Stripes, Union Coded, and Voya Financial.
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