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Annual “Something Completely Different From the Super Bowl” Show Focuses On Labor

For the past five years, Chris Moore has coined his show on the night of the big game as the “Something Completely Different From the Super Bowl” show.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–02/03/2014

2013 Audi Q5 (credit: Volkswagen Group)

Author Discusses Lack Of Unions In The South

Volkswagen plants are unionized everywhere except Chattanooga, and Volkswagen wants to unionize the Tennessee plant.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–11/25/2013

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Right To Work Supporters Hope To Boost Economy

Those members in the Senate and many business leaders who don’t agree with the current state laws enforcing compulsory unionism joined together on Tuesday in Harrisburg to reintroduce Right to Work legislation.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–01/24/2013

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Opinion: Americans Failed Walmart Workers

After all the hype regarding Walmart employees’ discontent with their employer and the threat of a strike on Black Friday, the long holiday weekend was saw banner sales and virtually no protest at Walmarts.

11/26/2012

(Photo: Publicity shots of Dick Devos, union opponent, and James P. Hoffa, union organizer)

Digital Debate: Teamster’s Hoffa & Amway Heir DeVos: Clash Over Unions!

James P. Hoffa and Dick DeVos have vastly differing views of unions, which is why in this heated political climate battles are raging across America over unions in Indiana, Ohio, Illinois, Michigan, California and other states, the two took time to participate in CBS Local Digital Debate.

10/29/2012

President Barack Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney. (Getty Images/Luke Sharrett and Joe Raedle)

CBS Local Presidential Forum Obama/Romney: Square Off Over Education and Energy

Today on the CBS Local forum, Romney and Obama were asked: What will you do to make the U.S. more energy independent?

10/12/2012

President Barack Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney. (Getty Images/Luke Sharrett and Joe Raedle)

CBS Local Presidential Forum Obama/Romney: Debating Cities and Education

When it comes to America’s future, the issue of education rises to the top for many which is why Obama and Romney were asked to weigh in on it as well.

10/11/2012

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Opinion: Romney’s Move To The Middle Is Nothing More Than Baseless Rhetoric

Why is Mitt Romney, the severely Conservative candidate for president, all of a sudden moving to the middle?

10/09/2012

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Opinion: The NFL Is Ruining Its Own Brand With Cheap Replacement Refs

Want to know what a company looks like when it fires all its experienced workers and hires on cheap replacements? Watch last night’s embarrassment of a game between Green Bay and Seattle. But this is about more than just a game. This is about a trend in our national economy where trained professionals are cast aside for inferior workers.

09/25/2012

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Opinion: A Doctor’s Opinion Of Obamacare

Good, hard-working Americans shouldn’t be forced to contemplate leaving their chosen profession as they are with federal laws such as Obamacare.

07/09/2012

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Rob Pratte & Panel Of Local Experts Talk Shell Oil & What It Means

Rob Pratte sat down and talked everything this region has to expect from the Cracker plant and the possibility of changing the southwest region as we know it.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–03/17/2012

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Q&A Tuesday’s 6-28-11 With Jack Shea

Mike Pintek was joined in the studio by Jack Shea, President of Allegheny County Labor Council to discuss unions.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–06/28/2011

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Author Discusses U.S. Labor and Immigration

Author and photographer David Bacon joined Chris Moore Thursday evening on NewsRadio 1020 KDKA.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–03/03/2011

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Metcalfe To Propose Right To Work Legislation

Pennsylvania State Representative Daryl Metcalfe tells KDKA’s Mike Pintek about his plans to propose Right-To-Work Legislation. RELATED LINKS: RepMetcalfe.com More Political News More NEWSRADIO 1020 News

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–02/23/2011

Deadline Extended in Alcoa Contract Negotiations

Aluminum giant Alcoa Inc. and its largest union have extended their deadline to negotiate a new contract covering thousands of employees.

06/01/2010

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