Georgia is home to one of the nation’s largest union construction jobs

Glenn Kelly, President of the International Union of Bricklayers and Allied Craftworkers (BAC) Local 8 Southeast, joined the America’s Work Force Union Podcast and discussed how the Vogtle nuclear plant, one of the largest union construction projects in the country, is taking place in Georgia, despite it being a So-Called “Right to Work” state. Continue reading

Successful four-day writers strike leads to better pay and benefits

Writers Guild of America East (WGAE) member and Jalopnik News Editor Erik Shilling joined the America’s Work Force Union Podcast and discussed a successful four – day strike by Gizmodo Media Group Union (GMG Union) with G/O Media. Continue reading

Union families agree on ‘bread and butter’ issues through solidarity

Northwest Florida Federation of Labor President James Lingley joined the America’s Work Force Union Podcast and discussed the challenges of maintaining union solidarity in a fractured political landscape that seeks to divide the working class. Continue reading

More than 80 election deniers run for key offices in 2022 primaries

Steven Rosenfeld, chief correspondent for the Independent Media Institute, joined the America’s Work Force Union Podcast and discussed an article he wrote that detailed 80 plus election-denying candidates who are running for positions such as governor, attorney general and secretary of state in upcoming primary elections. Continue reading

Minneapolis teachers’ strike leads to with higher pay and more support

Minneapolis Federation of Teachers (MFT) Local 59 President Greta Callahan joined the America’s Work Force Union Podcast and discussed recent collective bargaining wins by the Minneapolis teachers and support staff following a nearly three – week strike, one of the longest educators strikes in decades. Continue reading