WINGS#33-19 Union Democracy
Diana Kilmury and the Teamsters
Uploaded: 1 Dec, 2019
Recording Date: 28 Nov, 2019
Recording Location: Austin, Texas - by phone from Vancouver BC
Topical for: Timeless
Status: Complete, Ready to Air
Copyright: Noncommercial use only.
Program Title: WINGS#33-19 Union Democracy
Description: Labor unions are starting to gain more recognition internationally as a legitimate element of a functioning economy. To be effective for their members, they must also be democratic. In this interview from 1996, the year a movie on her life was released, Kilmury explains the internal struggle for democracy in the Teamsters, and what a union can negotiate for its members, including women, in a capitalist world.
Host(s): Carol Stall
Featured Speakers/Guests: Diana Kilmury is famous for her work as International Vice President of the Teamsters Union and Co-Chair of Teamsters for a Democratic Union. She is from Vancouver BC. The film about her life, Mother Trucker, can be found on YouTube
Credits: Interview by Carol Stall at Women's Access to Electronic Resources. Update by Frieda Werden. Original version of this program was WINGS #03-96 Kilmury's War
Comments: An inspiring woman with good advice.
Politics > ActivismType: Weekly Program
Regional > United States
Regional > Canada
Society and Culture
Society and Culture > Women
Regional > Latin America
|Comments: Update of #03-96 -Diana Kilmury of Teamsters Union by Carol Stall with update by FW