Could a semiconductor plant be coming to 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 possibility of a semiconductor plant being built in Central Ohio. Continue reading

Biden administration’s pro-union policies are good for the NLRB

Communications’ Workers of America (CWA) District 4 Administrative Director Frank Mathews joined the America’s Work Force Union Podcast to discuss the union friendly policies of the Biden Administration and why elections matter when it comes to the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB). Continue reading

HBO agrees to recognize musicians’ union on set of “The Gilded Age”

American Federation of Musicians Local 14 Albany Musicians Association Inc. President John Van Voris joined the America’s Work Force Union Podcast to discuss unionization efforts of local musicians hired to appear in the new HBO series “The Gilded Age.” Continue reading

After rejecting proposal, Local 8888 shipbuilders will renegotiate

Fred Redmond, Secretary-Treasurer of AFL-CIO and International Vice President of the United Steelworkers, joined the America’s Work Force Union Podcast to discuss a proposed contract USW Local 8888 rejected and efforts to reopen negotiations with Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) Newport News Shipbuilding. Continue reading

Cannabis industry’s labor peace agreements mirror PRO Act

Hugh Giordano, Assistant Director of Organizing with the United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW) Local 152, joined the America’s Work Force Union Podcast to discuss labor peace agreements in the cannabis industry that protect a worker’s rights to organize. He said these agreements often contain language found within the Rich Trumka PRO Act. Continue reading