Ellen Cassedy, Working 9 to 5 and The UAW’s First Direct Election for Top Officers

Ellen Cassidy was a founder of 9 to 5 the working women’s organization that became a union and and a movie with Dolly Parton, Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin. We’ll ask Ellen about her new memoir on this week’s Heartland Labor Forum. Then the United Autoworkers are having an historic first a one-worker-one-vote election for top officers. As votes are being counted we’ll speak with Intercept investigative reporter Daniel Boguslaw about what’s next and what it could mean for organized labor. Our feature is Safety First with Mary Erio.

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