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Show regular and Executive Secretary of the Columbus and Central Ohio Building and Construction Trades Council Dorsey Hager explains why people should begin a career in the building trades during his appearance on America’s Work Force.
On Feb. 1, Hager discussed an upcoming Columbus area construction trades fair, where affiliated members of the C/CO BCTC will provide students and other career fair attendees with hands-on demonstrations of certain trade-specific tasks and also explain why they should consider becoming an apprentice. He said many people do not fully understand the the benefits of joining an apprenticeship, such as a debt-free education, the earn while you learn training model, good wages and good jobs. Hager also talked about the Building Futures program, which is designed to teach members of the underserved Franklin County community about the trades and provide them with the resources to help them become apprentices.
Kara Voght, a writer with Mother Jones Magazine, also joined America’s Work Force on Feb. 1 and spoke about Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH), who could potentially be the biggest threat to Bernie Sanders’ 2020 presidential bid. Voght said Brown is worker and union friendly. He travels to union halls and speaks to workers about their concerns for their unions and other workers. She also examined the presidential landscape and different candidates.
AWF host Ed “Flash” Ferenc spoke about the dignity of work and how working women have rights to sue over wage discrimination.
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Executive Secretary-Treasurer of the Columbus/Central Ohio Building Trades, Dorsey Hager, was a featured guest on the Nov. 2 edition of America’s Work Force Radio.
Hager talked about the Columbus Building Futures Program, which is a 12-week program designed to provide individuals with the skills needed to begin a career in the region’s booming construction industry. Hager also spoke about the benefits of apprenticeships, including good wages and benefits and a rewarding career.
The second guest on America’s Work Force Radio was Dave Gilson, with Mother Jones Magazine. Gilson discussed nine white supremacists who ran for office this year. He said the white supremacists received some votes due to their party affiliation, which is why they continue to run for office. Gilson said the best way to stop these individuals from running for office is to have better, more qualified people run for those same positions.
AWF host Ed “Flash” Ferenc talked about how President Trump is making it easier to sue unions. He also discussed the Google workers who staged a “Walk Out for Real Change” over a sexual misconduct scandal.