How to prevent drowning, Teamsters strike for better pay and health coverage

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Lifeguards tread water without their hands during a training drill
Lifeguards tread water without their hands during a training drill at the J.E.R. Chilton YMCA Thursday, June 24, 2021, in Rockwall, Texas. LM Otero/AP Photo

A hospital trauma coordinator shares tips for water safety. Later, two striking local union officials join us to share why they’re going on strike for the first time in 20 years.

Featured in this Show

  • Trauma coordinator talks drowning prevention

    Nearly 4,000 people die by drowning every year, according to the Centers For Disease Control and Prevention. This summer, a number of victims have drowned in Wisconsin rivers and lakes. We talk with a hospital trauma coordinator about water safety.

  • Teamsters strike at Leinenkugel's Brewery and a DePere dairy plant

    Leinenkugel’s Brewery workers in Chippewa Falls went on strike this month after rejecting wage increases offered by the beermaker’s parent company, Molson Coors. Another group of Teamster members at a dairy operation in DePere are striking over health coverage. Local union officials join us.

Episode Credits

  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • Courtney Everett Producer
  • Joel Patenaude Producer
  • Lee Rayburn Technical Director
  • Tyler Bowe Guest
  • Tom Strickland Guest
  • Dan Boley Guest

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