header1 header2
top spacer

WELS logo


about us

labor radio

global economy


contact us

kc labor history




Kansas City's only radio show about the workplace and the labor movement.

HLF Logo 2013

Latest shows
April 16  Public > Charter > Virtual: What’s Next for the Schools?
April 9  Current Labor Struggles in Oil and Auto and on the Docks
April2 Teaching in Brownbackistan, Stand Up KC Press Conference and Cathy Feingold on FTAs

March 26  Dorothy Sue Cobble: Feminism Unfinished: A Short, Surprising History of American Women's Movements and Metropolitan Community Colleges Faculty Organizes
March 19  The Trans-Pacific Partnership: Another Corporate Power Grab


THURSDAYS 6:00-7:00 PM
FRIDAYS 5:00-6:00 AM

live streaming at www.kkfi.org

Download a pdf of our
March-April 2015 schedule

Download our weekly calendar April 16, 2015

find us on Facebook and click "Like" to get updates

Subscribe to our podcast HLF PODCAST

Listen to archived Shows

 Upcoming shows


April 23  Pioneer Women: UAW 31’s Vicky Hale and Adjunct Professors Organize
Underwritten by: Blake & Uhlig and Plumbers & Gas Fitters Local 8

April 30  Joe Hill: The First 100 Years with John McCutcheon
Underwritten by Teamsters Joint Council 56 and Elevator Constructors Local 12


   Listen to HLF Features:

The News from Our Side

Safety First with Mary Erio

Economics Unmasked with UMKC Economics PhD students

Know Your Rights with Angie Williams
Washington Window on Workers with Mark Gruenberg


Labor Day 2013

Labor Day Parade 2013


Listen to WIN - Workers Independent News on KKFI

weekdays 4:57 & 6:57 AM and 3:00 PM

Celebrating 25 years on the air since 1989!
2013 and 2009 Winner of
ILCA Media Contest!
Listen to our winning entries
Shawn Saving's In Coal Blood: The Kansas Coal Debate
Jan Brill's Don't Be Ladylike: Scab Mugging and The
    Children's Crusade

Tino Scalici's Jerry Tucker: Labor Visionary

The Heartland Labor Forum is a weekly one-hour radio show about the workplace and economic issues on community radio KKFI in Kansas City. It has been on the air since 1989.


The Heartland Labor Forum is produced by volunteers from Kansas City unions and sponsored by Worker Education & Labor Studies at UMKC. For information or to volunteer, call (816) 235-1470, fax (816) 235-2834, or email us.


Member of The International Labor Communications Association of the AFL-CIO


© 2000-2004 by The Institute of Labor Studies
last updated Friday, August 7, 2009
this website crafted by the web designers @ click-studio.biz

HTML ValidatorCSS Validator