Women’s Rights in the Workplace A weekly conversation about workplace discrimination and the state of labor and employment law with Women’s Rights in the Workplace lawyer Jack Tuckner and his guests.

September 24, 2014  
Private and public trade and labor unions may be battered and on the ropes in our new post-Citizens United gilded age, but one municipal union’s still kicking butt and taking names for its rank and file members. Join women’s rights in the workplace advocates Jack Tuckner and Deborah O’Rell as they visit with Robert Cassar, President of CWA Local 1182, the labor union  representing 3,000 traffic and sanitation enforcement agents in NYC. Hear how Robert has fought for and won numerous important bargaining concessions from the City, including substantially enhancing the status, safety and pay for his hardworking brother and sister members (who perform a thankless, difficult and dangerous job) through his staunch advocacy and activism for more than 20 years, the longest serving President in the history of the local.
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September 16, 2014  

Celebrate the 20th Anniversary of the Violence Against Women Act with women’s rights advocates Jack Tuckner and Deborah O’Rell, as they discuss the history and purpose of VAWA, the great good it has accomplished so far (with no thanks to the Republicans in Congress and on the Supreme Court who have blocked and gutted the law meant to protect and support survivors of domestic violence), and as they field a thoughtful call from a listener who ties it into the serious DV problems plaguing (and playing out openly in) the National Football League.

 

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September 9, 2014  

What is personal injury law and how does it compensate people who've been seriously hurt?

Join women's rights advocates Jack Tuckner and Deborah O'Rell as they're joined by Edward Steinberg, Esq., a top-flight NY personal injury attorney (read Eddy's comments in the Daily News on the potential for Joan Rivers's estate to recover millions for her untimely death), as he colorfully explains the ins and outs of personal injury litigation on behalf of people who have been seriously hurt, both on and off the job.  

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