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United Faculty of Florida-FSU

Labor Minute broadcast each Wednesday at 10:04 am on 88.9 WFSU-FM. Sponsored by the United Faculty of Florida, Labor Minute shares stories of the American Labor movement, including the challenges and success of American workers. Labor Minute is also sponsored in part by the Florida AFL-CIO and the Big Bend Labor Chapter.

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Question Archive

Who was America’s first national labor leader?October 5, 2022
Hosted By : Tarez Samra Graban
Written By : Tarez Samra Graban

What are the benefits of academic freedom and why is it protected?September 28, 2022
Hosted By : Tarez Samra Graban
Written By : Tarez Samra Graban

Harlan County, KentuckySeptember 21, 2022
Hosted By : Jennifer Proffitt
Written By : Jennifer Proffitt

Did you know that many workers of the past were paid not in cash but rather in company tokens or script?September 14, 2022
Hosted By : Nancy Rogers
Written By : Nancy Rogers

What’s the significance of Labor Day?September 7, 2022
Hosted By : Nancy Rogers
Written By : Nancy Rogers

What is the significance of the expression "Bread and Roses"?August 31, 2022
Hosted By : Jennifer Proffitt
Written By : Jennifer Proffitt

What is collective bargaining?August 24, 2022
Hosted By : Nancy Rogers
Written By : Nancy Rogers

What are right-to-work laws?August 17, 2022
Hosted By : Nancy Rogers
Written By : Nancy Rogers

You may have heard the term "union wage premium" but, what does it really mean?August 10, 2022
Hosted By : Nancy Rogers
Written By : Nancy Rogers

What do women want? (Gender Wage Gap)August 3, 2022
Hosted By : Nancy Rogers
Written By : Irene Padavic & Robin Goodman