Tom Buffenbarger, former general president of the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers and an Independent Labor Voice spoke with America’s Work Force on Jan. 28 about Boeing Airlines. Continue reading
Phil Mattera, research director and the director of the Corporate Research Project with Good Jobs First spoke with America’s Work Force on Jan. 27 about a research article examining corporations breaking conduct codes. Continue reading
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
Grace Gallucci, executive director of the Northeast Ohio Areawide Coordinating Agency (NOACA) spoke with America’s Work Force on Jan. 24 about hyperloop train possibilities in Cleveland. Continue reading
Johanna Neuman, author of “And Yet They Persisted: How American Women Won the Right to Vote,” spoke with America’s Work Force on Jan. 22 about his book and the history of women’s suffrage. Continue reading
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
Michael Polensek, the longest serving Cleveland City councilman spoke with America’s Work Force on Jan. 20 to discuss issues the council will be focusing on in the upcoming months. Continue reading
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.
Seavey 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.
Rich 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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Jesse Eisinger, author of “The Chickenshit Club: Why the Justice Department Fails to Prosecute Executives,” spoke with America’s Work Force on Jan. 16 about his book. Continue reading
Steve Campisi, mental health counselor, and Darryll Bell, legislative political coordinator with American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE) Local 31 spoke with America’s Work Force on Jan. 15 about switching to e-dues. Continue reading