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9:00 a.m.  The Wisconsin Senate approved a "right-to-work" bill that will prevent private sector workers who have union contracts from being required to join the union or pay dues. If it passes through the state assembly, Wisconsin will become the 25th state to have such legislation. Monday, we’ll look into what Gov. Walker’s decision could mean for labor unions on a national scale.  

Guests: William B, Gould IV, Law Professor at Stanford University served on the NLRB during the Clinton Administration
Catherine Fisk, Co-Director, Center in Law, Society and Culture at the University of California-Irvine

9:45 a.m. Political Junkie

Guest: Ken Rudin, political analyst

10:00 a.m. Amy Lindgren joins us every other month for advice about jobs and careers. This time we get to what she calls “the bedrock” of her career counseling practice: that our jobs are tools.  

Guest:: Amy Lindgren, President and founder of Prototype Career Service

11:00 a.m. This year marks the 40th anniversary of the Hmong arrival in Minnesota.  We’ll take a tour through the MPR archives to look back at the story of Hmong resettlement in the state. Two guests will help us along the way. Paul Hillmer is a Professor of History at Concordia University. And Wameng Moua is the publisher of “Hmong Today.” He’s also one of people behind “We Are Hmong Minnesota,” an exhibit opening this weekend at the Minnesota Historical Society.

Guests: Wameng Moua, Publisher, “Hmong Today”
Paul HillmerProfessor of History, Concordia University


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