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

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Latest shows
Oct. 1  Our Walmart Relaunch and Bring Back the ERA

Sept. 24  Jessica Neuwirth: Bring Back the ERA and Is Charter Partners Just Sneaky Privatization?
Sept. 17  Off the Rails: The Prosecution of Tom Harding, Engineer and Fight for $15 Goes to Brazil
Sept. 10  UAW Auto Negotiations: No More Tiers? and A New Crop of Women Leaders Report Back from the Midwest School for Women Workers


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

live streaming at www.kkfi.org

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September-October 2015 schedule

Download our weekly calendar September 24, 2015

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 Upcoming shows


Oct. 8  When Should Unions Endorse?
Underwritten by Plumbers Local 8 and International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 53

Oct. 15  Where Do the Candidates Stand on Immigration? and Pioneer Women
Underwritten by: International Association of Firefighters Local 42 and Communications Workers 6360

Oct. 22  Ai-Jen Poo: Age of Dignity and Familias Unidas Take on Driscoll
Underwritten by: Painters District Council 3 and Blake & Uhlig PC

Oct. 29  Daddy What’s the Middle Class? and Sweating in the Amazon Jungle
Underwritten by: Bricklayers Local 15 and American Federation of Government Employees Local 1336

   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


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