West Virginia ACLU Executive Director Joseph Cohen, former general counsel for United Electrical Workers (UE), talks about the case of a Weirton, West Virginia police officer, who was fired for not shooting an armed black man.
Mike Elk is an Emmy-nominated labor reporter, who covered everything from the Brazilian labor movement to major league baseball and spent years covering union organizing in the South for The Guardian. In 2015, he used his NLRB settlement from being fired illegally for union organizing at Politico to start the crowd-funded Payday Report. He lives in his hometown of Pittsburgh but speaks Portuguese which he learned in journalism school in Rio de Janerio. Email: [email protected]