Episode 74: Is Betsy Devos Really This Dumb? Jet Blue Gonna Go Union

In Audio, Economy, Labor, Podcast, Politics by Jonathan Tasini0 Comments

Betsy Devos has already shown herself to be entirely unqualified to be running the Department of Education. I add on to what we already know with a look at how she is breaking the law by trying to impose rules on workers in the department without bothering to reach agreement with the union representing the workers. Hey, we get ideology stokes a fire but ignoring the law—a habit with the wing nuts in power—isn’t going to happen unchallenged. I talk with a top union official about the fight against Devos.

Jet Blue flight attendants look set to have a union—I dig into that vote underway right now with the president of the Transport Workers Union.

Our Robber Baron of the week is Marillyn Hewson, the CEO of defense contractor Lockheed Martin.

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