Ohio Federation of Teachers talks remote learning during pandemic

Ohio Federation of Teachers President Melissa Cropper discussed issues with standardized testing, limiting new private school vouchers and more educational topics on the Sept. 15 episode of America’s Work Force Union Podcast. Continue reading

LiUNA official discusses the shift to renewable energy

Laborers International Union of North America regional research manager for Minnesota and North Dakota Lucas Franco talked about transitioning from fossil fuel usage to renewable energies and how it can impact local workers and economies on the Sept. 14 episode of America’s Work Force Union Podcast. Continue reading

National COSH highlights retaliatory firings amid a pandemic

National Council for Occupational Safety and Health Co-Executive Director Marcy Goldstein-Gelb discussed wrongful firings of workers during the COVID-19 pandemic, employer retaliation and more on the Sept. 14 episode of America’s Work Force Union Podcast. Continue reading

CWA Administrative Director discusses voting plans and more

Communications Workers of America District 4 Administrative Director Frank Mathews discussed the issues workers should consider before voting, the United States Postal Service issues, COVID-19 relief legislation and more on the Sept. 8 episode America’s Work Force Union Podcast. Continue reading

AFL-CIO official on how the Jones Act has helped the shipping industry

AFL-CIO Maritime Trades Department Executive Secretary-Treasurer Dan Duncan explained the struggles faced by seafarers, the Jones Act and its strengths and how cargo ships are helping to slow climate change on the Sept. 1 episode of America’s Work Force Radio Podcast. Continue reading

Working Class Perspectives editor feels the DNC could have hit issues harder

John Russo of Working Class Perspectives compared and contrasted the RNC and the DNC, suggested where political improvements can be made and more when he appeared on the Aug. 28 episode of America’s Work Force Radio Podcast. Continue reading

Teamsters Rep. highlights USMCA trucking dispute

International Brotherhood of Teamsters Legislative Representative Mike Dolan discussed how the Teamsters and American trucking industry are benefitting from the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement on the Aug. 26 episode of America’s Work Force Radio Podcast. Continue reading