Steel Revolution 105 - Podcast

Steel Revolution #80 - Lay Off update, July business meetings cancelled.

Steel Revolution #79 - Membership update.

Steel Revolution #78 - Shawn, Brad and Roy give a brief update on COVID 19, Iowa primary and business conditions.

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Steel Revolution #76 - Join Brad, Roy, Mike and Shawn for COVID-19 Update, Volutary Lay-off update, News from the IFL

Steel Revolution #75 - Covid-19 update

Steel Revolution #74 - Join Brad, Roy, and Shawn as they discuss the impact of Covid-19.  Be safe

Steel Revolution #73 - Join Roy, Shawn, Mike, and Brad as they discuss Local and National Union issues.  They then interview Bob Ryan and Cathy Drummond from USW District 11.  Enjoy

Steel Revolution #72 - Join Mike, Roy, Shawn and Brad as they discuss some changes that impact the membership and also changes that impact Unions in general.  We then interview Professor David Bates about his new book The Ordeal of the Jungle: Race and the Chicago Federation of Labor, 1903-1922.  Enjoy

Steel Revolution #71 Join Mike, Roy and Shawn as they talk about local news and labor news.  Enjoy!

Steel Revolution #70Join Shawn, Mike, and Roy as they cover the Local and USW news.  Then they interview Wes and Jordan from SMART Local 445 to talk about their fight for Two Persons Crews and how that impacts the safety of our communities and their members.  Enjoy!

Steel Revolution #69Join Shawn, Mike, Brad, and Roy for the 2019 Holiday show.  They discuss Labor news before interviewing Julianne Frosolone Political Director for the Iowa Federation of Labor about the upcoming caucus.  We then interview USW Local 937 Recording Secretary Eduardo Placencio about his Locals strike against Asarco.  Enjoy, have a great Friday the 13th and a Happy Holidays! 

Steel Revolution #68Join Brad, Shawn, and Roy as they discuss the Local Local news and other labor news. Enjoy!

Steel Revolution #67Halloween addition all treats no tricks. We have interviews from Dan Gosa who is running for Davenport School Board, Mike Matson who is running for Mayor of Davenport, and we also have a report from the Rapid Response Conference from Brad, G, and Lee.  Enjoy

Steel Revolution #66Join Roy, Shawn, Mike and Brad (he's back) as they discuss local news.  Then Stacey and Cindy from the United Way stop by the hall to talk about the Quad Cities United Way and this years campaign.  Enjoy!

Steel Revolution #65 - Join Shawn and Roy as they talk about Local news and Labor news.  They then interview Fentre Graves and Alex Perkins about organizing the Kumho tire plant in Macon, Georgia.  Enjoy

Steel Revolution #64 This week, Mike, Roy and Shawn talk about local items thats going on and also we interview AFGE Local 2119 Union President Ken Mckillip about their upcoming negotiations and how recent executive orders have effected their local and other federal employees.

Steel Revolution #63Join Brad, Roy, Shawn and Mike as they talk about Local and National labor news.  We then interview John McKerley about his work with the Iowa Labor History Oral Project.  Get ready for some labor history!  Enjoy!

Steel Revolution #62 Join Roy, Shawn, and Brad as they give a contract wrap up, talk about labor issues in the area, and then interview Charlie Wishman Secretary Treasurer of the Iowa Federation of Labor.  Enjoy!

Steel Revolution #61 - Roy disappeared - Mike, Shawn and Brad carry on, NEW DATES for Negotiation to resume and keep preparing - community support is great!

Steel Revolution #60Contract Update!  Join Brad, Mike, Shawn, and Roy for a post strike authorization vote podcast.  We'll discuss the vote and whats next for the local.  

Steel Revolution #59 Join Shawn and Roy for an update on local local news. Brad and Mike call in from Pittsburgh for a update on the contract negotiations and the concessionary company proposals.

Steel Revolution #58 - Join Shawn and Roy for an update on local local news. Brad and Mike call in from Pittsburgh for a update on the sloooow contract negotiations and the concessionary company proposals.

Steel Revolution #57 - Join Shawn and Roy as they talk about local and Union news. We then are joined by some of the bargaining committee for a contract update.

Steel Revolution #56 Join Roy, Pat, Brad, and Shawn as they discuss local, contract, and Arconic news.  Pat talks about how elections having consequences.  We then finish our interviews of the other locals in the master contract, USW Local 115 and 420.  WE ARE UNITED, WE ARE ONE! Enjoy   

Steel Revolution #55Join Roy, Mike, Shawn, Brad and Pat for Steel Revolution #55.  They give a contract and Arconic update.  Then Mike interviews David Sawyer and Nick McCarter from USW Local 309 on building solidarity for the contract.  Then, Roy interviews Robin Sowards, lead organizer for the campaign to organize the Pitt Faculty.  Enjoy!

Steel Revolution #54 Roy, Shawn, Mike, and Brad discuss the up coming contract and the solidarity events and actions taking place.  Mike interviews Recording Secretary Pat Stock about changes in Iowa's unemployement and work comp laws. They then give us an update on Bowe Machine's contract.  Roy interviews Jen Sherer Director of the University of Iowa Labor Center about the great news that Labor Center will remain open. Enjoy!

Steel Revolution #53 - Join Brad, Shawn, and Roy as they talk about the contract, Arconic news, and recent news of interest to union members.  Then they interview Carla Leslie, USW District 9, Jefferson Award winner.  They also interview Ryan Drew from Operating Engineers Local 150 about a couple of their recent campaigns.  One of those campaigns is supporting American steel and local workers.  Enjoy!

Steel Revolution #52Join Brad, Shawn, and Roy as they talk about the contract, Arconic news, and recent news of interest to union members.  Then they interview Carla Leslie, USW District 9, Jefferson Award winner.  They also interview Ryan Drew from Operating Engineers Local 150 about a couple of their recent campaigns.  One of those campaigns is supporting American steel and local workers.  Enjoy!

Steel Revolution #51Brad Greve stops by for a contract update.  We are then joined by International Union of Operating Engineers Local 150 Business Agent Ryan Drew.  We ask Ryan about Local 150, it's apprenticeship program, and what issues they are working on.  Enjoy and Share.

Steel Revolution #50USW Local 105 President Brad Greve opens the show with a contract update.  Mike interviews Danny Homan from AFSCME Council 61 to get an update on their lawsuit against the state of Iowa.  Roy interviews E.J. Jenkins about his Labor and community event Black Labor Week.  Please call 1-866-803-8830 and tell your Senator to end the Government shut down (lock out).

Steel Revolution #49 -  Join Shawn, Mike, Roy and special guest host Brad Greve for the Holiday podcast.  They discuss local and Iowa labor news, before interviewing United Steelworkers International President Leo Gerard.  

Steel Revolution #48 - Join us for a District 11 election recap with Bob Ryan, District 11 Rapid Response Coordinator.

Steel Revolution #47 - Roy, Shawn and Mike are joined by Staff Rep Jeff Hartford and President Brad Greve to discuss succesorship language in our contract in case Arconic is sold and to discuss the upcoming election on Tuesday Nov. 6th.

Steel Revolution #46 - Join Roy, Shawn and Mike as they talk about local news and the Kavanugh Supreme Court Appointment. Then an interview with John Buonopane President of USW Local 12012 concerning the lock out by National Grid.

Steel Revolution #45 - Hear Local 105 history from past president Charlie Smith.

Steel Revolution #44 -  Join the guys as they talk about the history of Labor Day with John Lepley from the USW Education Department.  

Steel Revolution #43 - Join Shawn, Mike, and Roy as they talk about the new contract t-shirts.  They also interview Jen Sherer the Director of the University of Iowa Labor Center about the recent news about the future of the Labor Center.

Steel Revolution #42 - On the show, we talk Local, State, and National news, as well as an interview with Tony Leza, an organizer from Local 105.  We will be discussing the campaign in Southern Iowa as well as other organizing information from the Steelworkers. 

Steel Revolution #41 -  Join Mike, Roy, and Shawn as they talk about the recent news involving the University of Iowa's Labor Center.  They are then joined later in the podcast by Jennie Vallee-Boucher a member of USW Local 9700, who are currently locked out at ABI.  ABI is an aluminum smelter in Becancour Quebec, Canada. ABI is owned by Alcoa and Rio Tinto.   

Steel Revolution #40 -  John Lepley from the USW education department joins the podcast to talk about labor education and history.  We also talk about the swear jar inspired by John.  Kick Back and relax with your favorite 40 and enjoy! 

Steel Revolution #39 - Join the guys as they talk about local issues, and recent news.  Then we have a conversation with District 11 Director Emil Ramirez about happenings through out the district.  

Steel Revolution #38 - After discussing the Local Local News and Events, Shawn and Roy interviews Jason Fernandez from Local 1899 to talk about the restart of there blast furnaces and what that means for the Local and the Community.  We then interview Steel Worker Staff Rep. Randy Boulton to talk about his 40 years of experience and his son Nate running for Governor.   

Steel Revolution #37Join the guys as the talk a little about Local issues.  Then they talk to their Staff Rep Jeff Hartford about Nate Boulton's recent endorsement by the AFL-CIO for the Governor of Iowa.  

Steel Revolution #36Join Roy, Mike , and Shawn as they cruise through the local local news before talking jobs and tariffs with USW Local 9423 President Andy Meserve.  We finish the show with a follow up interview with Professor Earl from IFT Local 1836 and discuss their contract agreement with Blackhawk College.  Share with your friends and fellow union members. Enjoy 

Steel Revolution #35After cruising through the Locals news the guys highlight some recent events effecting workers.  We then interview USW District 11 Rapid Response Coordinator Bob Ryan and talk about what Rapid Response is all about.

Steel Revolution #34 - Join Shawn and Roy as they talk about contract wins and U.S. job loses. Then Tyler Power AFL-CIO Community Service Liaison stops by to talk about the Working Peoples Day of Action.  Enjoy 

Steel Revolution #33 - We discuss the 2018 Iowa Democratic Party Caucus - Feb. 5th @7 PM.

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Steel Revolution #24 - The President of Local 105 finally gets invited to be on "Steel Revolution"!!

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Steel Revolution #19 - Join Shawn and Roy as they talk about the Muscatine Mayour, the IA governor race and Trump care. Then we interview Sophia Simons - Secretary Treasurer of CWA 7110.

Steel Revolution #18 - Mike, Roy and Shawn talk about the USW International Constitutional Convention, Trump care, and comp time.

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