Today on the Rick Smith Show: Auditor General Talks Pension Crisis; Union Workers are Happier; Anti-Worker Legislation On Its Way; and the Need to Kill TPP

Here’s today’s line up for the Rick Smith Show:

  • PA Auditor General Eugene DePasquale talks about the growing problem with Municipal pension and the need for the General Assembly to act responsibly.
  • Steve Kreisberg, AFSCME’s director of Research and Collective Bargaining Rights comes on the program to talk about a recent report stating that union members are happier employees and citizens then their non-union counterparts.
  • Abe Amoros, PA Legislative Director for LIUNA joins Rick to talk about the upcoming inauguration and the continued attacks on workers as PA Republicans pursue their anti-worker prevailing wage attacks.
  • Kathryn Johnson, Field Organizer for Public Citizen’s Global Trade Watch lays out the reasons why the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) Free Trade Agreement is bad for workers, bad for business, and bad for America and what needs to be done to stop it from being Fast Tracked.

You can tune in on the Rick Smith Show webpage or watch the whole show on Rick’s YouTube channel. The show begins at 3pm EST.

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Kevin Mahoney is the Founder and Editor Zero of Raging Chicken Press. When he's not rabble-rousing on Raging Chicken, he's teaching rhetoric and writing at Kutztown University.

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