Despite the COVID-19 pandemic sidelining the workers of many industries, building trades tradesmen and tradeswomen have enjoyed continued work due to being tagged as essential workers. International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 96 Business Manager Tom Maloney spoke about his members and their work on America’s Work Force Union Podcast. Continue reading
The construction industry has been male-dominated and continues to be this way. Despite this fact, women are making steady progress in the industry.
International Association of Bridge, Structural, Ornamental and Reinforcing Ironworkers General Organizer for Diversity Vicki O’Leary joined AWF Union Podcast to discuss the upcoming Tradeswomen Build Nations conference and how she came up through the trades as an Ironworker. Continue reading
Getting more women into the building trades is a continuous process. Mechanical Insulators Labor Management and Cooperative Trust Deputy Director Gina Walsh came on AWF Union Podcast to discuss getting more women into the trades, the upcoming Tradeswomen Build Nations Conference and her history as a tradeswoman.
Today’s episode of America’s Work Force Union Podcast features a replay of one of our best performing episodes of the month. This is a replay of our Labor Day special edition featuring an interview with AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka and statements from various labor voices. Continue reading
Retired International Union of Painters and Allied Trades signatory contractor Bob Swanson returned to America’s Work Force Union Podcast on Sept. 9 to highlight mental health in the construction industry. Continue reading
Tom Germuska, Jr., editor of The Labor Citizen spoke with America’s Work Force Radio Podcast on Aug. 12 to discuss the upcoming edition of the labor-focused publication. Continue reading
Cleveland Building and Construction Trades Council Executive Secretary Dave Wondolowski spoke with America’s Work Force Radio Podcast on Aug. 11 about tradesmen and tradeswomen working hard to finish projects despite the COVID-19 pandemic. Continue reading
Columbus/Central Ohio Building and Construction Trades Council Executive Secretary-Treasurer Dorsey Hager discussed construction amidst the pandemic, pre-apprenticeship programs and more on the Aug. 7 episode of America’s Work Force Radio Podcast. Continue reading
Press Associates Union News Editor Mark Gruenberg discussed the impacts for the working class if the HEROES Act is not passed when he appeared on America’s Work Force Radio Podcast on Aug. 3. Continue reading
Sharon Johnson of The Progressive spoke with America’s Work Force Radio Podcast on July 31 about the recession brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic. Continue reading