Union Member Opinions Discussed on America’s Work Force

Dave McCall, international vice president of the United Steelworkers spoke with America’s Work Force on Jan. 24, to discuss getting the opinion of union members on different issues and legislation brought up in government. Continue reading

The History of Women’s Suffrage Discussed on America’s Work Force

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Coalition for the Homeless Discussed on America’s Work Force

Molly Martin, development and communications with the Northeast Ohio Coalition for the Homeless spoke with America’s Work Force on Jan. 21 about their cold weather month community plans. Continue reading

January Edition of the American Legion Discussed on America’s Work Force

Mark Seavey, editor for the American Legion Magazine spoke with America’s Work Force on Jan. 17 to discuss the newest edition of the publication.

Mark Seavey American Legion MagazineSeavey spoke about the key stories that will be featured in the January edition of the American Legion. The first story involved how much support the United States gives to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO). The second story that Seavey spoke about was on the late Lt. Col. Joseph H. Ward, who served in the U.S. army and was a doctor, surgeon and soldier. Lastly, he spoke about the American Legion’s Burn Pit, and some stories that were posted there.

Norm Wernett Alliance for Retired AmericansRich Fiesta, executive director of the Alliance for Retired Americans spoke about the proposed change for Social Security. The changes that he discussed were for disabled recipients, and examined the eligibility review process. Fiesta also talked about the cost of pharmaceutical drugs going up and how it affects senior citizens and their medications.

AWF host Ed “Flash” Ferenc spoke about the Cleveland Public Library and their dispute with the Service Employees Union.


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