Local Matters: WNC Union history, Ingles versus City Council and NC budget woes

Local Matters: WNC Union history, Ingles versus City Council and NC budget woes-attachment0

In this week’s Local Matters podcast, Xpress News Editor Margaret Williams talks to reporter Jake Frankel about the coming cover story on new perspectives on the “Marion Massacre” union strike, and with reporter David Forbes about Asheville City Council’s recent back-and-forth with the Ingles grocery chain, as well as their recent conversation with NC Treasurer Janet Cowell at a CIBO luncheon.

Podcast produced by Steve Shanafelt. The theme music is “jam band spy song” by E. Lee.

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5 thoughts on “Local Matters: WNC Union history, Ingles versus City Council and NC budget woes

  1. Will Asheville taxpayers being subsidizing contract labor wages where contractors with the city do not pay a “living wage” and the city has agree to pick up the difference?
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  2. CORRECTION

    Will Asheville taxpayers be subsidizing contract labor wages where contractors with the city do not pay a “living wage” and the city has agree to pick up the difference?
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