The International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers President was one of two featured guests on America’s Work Force Radio.
On Oct 23, Tom Buffenbarger, President of the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers made an appearance on the show to discuss healthcare and covering costs, and social security. He talks about the changes that are being made to the current healthcare policy right now and what the Republicans plan on changing in the future. He also discusses Maryland being named one of the wealthiest states with the lowest poverty rate and talks about having efficient, engaged government workers.
Our second featured guest was Gordon Saunders with Genworth Long Term Care. Saunders discusses the cost of long term care for the elderly to be increasing by two times the rate of inflation! He says the reason for the increase in supply and demand of workers and how much longer people are living. He finishes his time on the show by comparing the cost of care in home to the cost of care in a nursing home.
Show host Ed “Flash” Ferenc talks about Richard Trumka and the AFL-CIO and also about standing behind pro-worker candidates this election regardless of their party.