Economy after President Biden’s first year is the strongest in decades

Ohio AFL-CIO President Tim Burga joined the America’s Work Force Union Podcast to discuss the nation’s crumbling infrastructure, accomplishments of the Biden Administration during the President’s first year in office and Ohio’s redistricting maps. Continue reading

Infrastructure bill will invest $15 billion in lead pipe removal

Mechanical Insulators Labor Management Cooperative Trust (LMCT) Executive Director Pete Ielmini joined the America’s Work Force Union Podcast to discuss provisions in the infrastructure bill to remove lead pipes and provide millions of Americans access to clean drinking water. Continue reading

Minnesota’s budget surplus could be a perfect infrastructure investment

International Union of Operating Engineers (IUOE) Local 49 Business Manager/Financial Secretary Jason George joined the America’s Work Force Union Podcast to discuss Minnesota’s recently announced $7.7 billion surplus, and why much of this money should be invested into the state’s infrastructure. Continue reading

Infrastructure bill will create electrical jobs to install charging stations

Doug Nelson, Business Manager and Financial Secretary of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local 223, joined the America’s Work Force Union Podcast to discuss the infrastructure bill and what it will mean for Massachusetts. Continue reading

Could a maritime highway solve the U.S. shipping crisis?

AFL-CIO Metal Trades Department President Jimmy Hart joined the America’s Work Force Union Podcast to discuss why the creation of a maritime highway to link the ports of the nation’s intermediary cities could solve future supply chain issues. Continue reading

Infrastructure bill will increase passenger rail, broadband in Ohio

Columbus/Central Ohio Building and Construction Trades Council Executive Secretary-Treasurer Dorsey Hager joined the America’s Work Force Union Podcast to discuss the recently signed infrastructure bill, particularly as it pertains to expanding Amtrak and broadband internet capabilities. Continue reading

Reviewing the Biden administration’s plan to address the supply chain crisis

AFL-CIO Maritime Trades Department Executive Secretary-Treasurer Dan Duncan joined the America’s Work Force Union Podcast to discuss efforts by the Biden Administration to solve the current supply chain crisis. Continue reading

Mechanical insulation is our most effective tool to fight climate change

Mechanical Insulators Labor Management Cooperative Trust (LMCT) Executive Director Pete Ielmini joined the America’s Work Force Union Podcast to discuss the role of mechanical insulation in the fight against climate change. Continue reading

Infrastructure bill provision can benefit generations of workers

International Brotherhood of Teamsters Legislative Representative Mike Dolan, joined the America’s Work Force Union Podcast to discuss provisions in the recently passed infrastructure bill that will require all projects funded by federal tax payer dollars to use materials manufactured in the U.S. Continue reading