Jayhawks Flock to the Union and Labor Song Covers

In a landslide victory, faculty and academic staff at the University of Kansas voted to unionize with the American Federation of Teachers.  This week on the Heartland Labor Forum, we’ll talk to organizers about the issues staff are facing and their efforts to negotiate a first contract. Then, we all know the song “There is Power in a Union.” But have you ever heard the song performed by a German hillbilly band? We’ll play that, as well as alternate versions of other famous labor songs.

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