Release WLRN employees to allow radio/tv union to represent them

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ANA ANGULO
8 years ago
I would love to see further investigation to WLRN. I do not want to mention what School name here, BUT WLRN is charging public school too much, Just imagen 15,000 thousand just to record and televised a Holiday concert... We offered half and they said no. For a public school I dont think this is right. CLOSED WLRN. They are not public, They are not helping at all. Neither NON Profit. THEY are making profit of.......

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Ignacio Martínez-Ybor
10 years ago
Employees need representation to ensure just treatment by their employer, the School Board of Dade County.

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Glenda Grainger
10 years ago
As a long time listener to WLRN I feel that the people who work so diligently for the Station should be fairly represented by an entity that understands and serves and preserves journalists and broadcast personnel - not school board members

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James M. Roth
10 years ago
This situation would be easily avoided if WLRN was truly a "Public" Broadcasting station with an appropriate licensee rather than a county school system with government employees in charge of a "Public" station. An appropriate licensee would be a group of QUALIFIED YEAR-ROUND LOCAL RESIDENTS, formed solely for the singular purpose of serving as WLRN's licensee, with no other mission statement hanging on their wall. Then no government employee union could stick their nose into the peoples' business, because the station's management and staff would not be government employees, which would be as it should be for any Public Broadcasting station. Unfortunately, it's not a perfect world, and our Public Broadcasting system is being destroyed by inappropriate licensees, mercenary attorneys, politicians who forget who they are supposed to represent, and an indifferent FCC. Good luck, WLRN.

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Sandra Koritz
10 years ago
I signing because I believe in the value of workers. WORKERS DESERVE RESPECT !
If you don't respect you members let them go so they can get someone who will.
Sandra Koritz

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Richard Flynn
10 years ago
Need to replace the inept bargaining unit with a competent one so that employees get fair and reasonable representation.

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Linda Lee
10 years ago
It's shameful to exploit talented people.

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Stephen Malagodi
10 years ago
All of the local broadcasters and producers who appear on WLRN should be represented by a single bargaining unit capable of negotiating not only wage and salary issues, but all of the more complicated working conditions that journalists and media producers today face, including issues of free speech and assembly.

These are civil rights that present unique challenges for both management and employees involved in broadcast, internet and print media; challenges that AFSCME is ill-equipped to address.

For these reasons, I believe that AFSCME International should enter into dialogue with other AFL-CIO member unions to more effectively represent our working brothers and sisters at WLRN.

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Doug Foss
10 years ago
AFSME is not the proper spokeman for these employees.

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James Westray
10 years ago
I believe WLRN should practice equal and fair treatment of all of its employees.