Infrastructure bill will expand Pittsburgh’s booming roofing industry

Roofers and Waterproofers Local 37 Business Manager and Financial Secretary-Treasurer John Flatt joined the America’s Work Force Union Podcast to discuss how the infrastructure bill will expand the already booming construction industry in Pittsburgh. Continue reading

AFGE increases membership through Collective Power Now campaign drive

David Cann, Director of Organizing for the American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE), joined the America’s Work Force Union Podcast to discuss how the AFGE has improved recruitment efforts after membership declined during the Trump Administration. Continue reading

Infrastructure bill will heat up Austin’s already booming job market

United Association (UA) Local 286 Business Manager Robert “Chap” Thorton joined the America’s Work Force Union Podcast to discuss the jobs the infrastructure bill will create and how his Local is actively recruiting apprentices to meet the demand. Continue reading

Lawsuit contends Ohio’s school voucher system unconstitutional

Independent Media Institute Chief Correspondent Jeff Bryant joined the America’s Work Force Union Podcast to discuss a lawsuit filed by a coalition of 100 schools in Ohio claiming the state’s school voucher system is unconstitutional because it takes money away from public education. Continue reading

Where are the jobs promised under West Virginia’s Right to Work law?

Parkersburg-Marietta Building and Construction Trades Council (PMBTC) Business Manager and Financial Secretary-Treasurer Buddy Malone joined the America’s Work Force Union Podcast to discuss So-Called “Right to Work” legislation and the lack of Prevailing Wage laws in West Virginia and how those laws have impacted the state’s job market. Continue reading

UAW officials testified before U.S. House committee on EV production

United Auto Workers (UAW) Legislative Representative Desiree Hoffman joined the America’s Work Force Union Podcast to discuss UAW Legislative Director Josh Nassar’s recent appearance before the U.S. House Agriculture Committee promoting policies that support domestic electric vehicle production and union jobs. Continue reading