The Valley Labor Report

We provide an update on the Selma City workers dispute and get an update on the prison strike. Hadas Thier walks us through Inflation. AND MORE!

Show Notes

We provide an update on the Selma City workers dispute and get an update on the prison strike. Hadas Thier walks us through Inflation. AND MORE!


The Valley Labor Report is the only union talk radio show in Alabama, elevating struggles for justice and fairness on the job, educating folks about how they can do the same, and bringing relevant news to workers in Alabama and beyond.

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What is The Valley Labor Report?

The Valley Labor Report is a weekly talk radio show from Huntsville Alabama hosted by Jacob Morrison and Adam Keller. We focus on organized labor, worker, civil and human rights. The show airs live every Saturday from 9:30AM – 11AM on both YouTube and WVNN Huntsville, 92.5 FM, on Saturdays at 5:00 AM on WHIV New Orleans, 102.3 FM, and on Tuesdays at 5:00 PM on WZZA Muscle Shoals, 1410 AM, and as a widely available podcast. We cover local, state, and national news for workers, by workers. The hosts hope specifically to educate the audience about the power they have through organizing and solidarity. Watch on YouTube and listen later where you get your favorite podcasts.
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