May Day Broadcast

Baiada Community Picket 2011

Celebrate May Day 2013 with 3CR Wednesday 1 May. Tune in from 7am to hear all about the history of May Day, worker controlled projects, Palestinian workers rights, anti-boss Songs, disclosure in the workplace, campaign updates and much much more. Each year on 1 May communities from around the world join in celebrating the achievements of the labour movement and show solidarity with the continued struggle for labour rights everywhere. Happy May Day from 3CR!

7:00am  The Breakfast Show  with Cade, Danna and Squirrel

7:15am Dr Ron Ben-David, chairman of the Essential Services Commission (ESC) explains the water price review--and how the ESC is looking out for Melbourne customers. Public submissions are welcome this week

7:30am Pier Moro from Australia-Asia Workers Links and presenter of 3CR's Asia Pacific Currents program chats about workers affected by the Bangladesh building collapse and the May Day Solidarity Rally

7:45am Steve Roach, CFMEU OHS discusses yesterday's successful construction workers' rally protesting OHS conditions

8:15am Mel Gregson, committee organiser from the Hands Off Melbourne Estates discusses HOME's victory in getting the state government to lift its ban from restricting public housing residents from holding political meetings on state properties

8:30am  Palestine Remembered with Nikki Stott and Shir Hever, economic researcher from Alternative Information Centre based in Palestine speaking about the topic of "normalisation", Palestinian workers in settlements, Boycott Divestment & Sanctions (BDS) campaign and the role of trade unions in Israel Occupation.

9:00am  City Limits with Kevin Healy and Doug Jordon, Sonia Rutherford from Stop Smart meters, May Day events and Dave Kerin Earthworker worker controlled solar project 

10:00am Anarchist World This (May Day) Week with Joe Toscano:  History of May Day

11-1:00pm Fire First with Robbie Thorpe, Clare Land, Bill Deller and Gary Murray  on work slavery, native police, the longest strikes in trade union history. Listen Now 11am-12. (13.8MB / 60:21min) Listen Now 12-1pm (13.9MB / 60:21min)

1- 2pm Earthmatters Stick Together

2-4pm Lazy Wednesday Afternoon with Kate and Suzy. Music for the workers and Anti-Boss Songs!

4-5pm Ian Angus Recorded at Green Left Weekly’s World at a Crossroads Conference

5– 5:30pm Brainwaves with Ben Rinaudo Kaitlin Morris discuss disclosure in the workplace

11-12pm Hitstrumental: Can instrumental music be political? Of course it can! On this weeks show, Taka takes us on a journey of song titles and their meaning.