Mich. LEO official on how Michigan is handling COVID-19 in the workplace

With COVID-19 cases on the rise throughout much of the country, Michigan Department of Labor and Economic Opportunity Deputy Director Sean Egan spoke about how Michigan is handling recent outbreaks on America’s Work Force Union Podcast. Continue reading

AFL-CIO Gov. Affairs Director on how workers have fared the past four years

The AFL-CIO remains hopeful the upcoming election will yield major victories for organized labor.

AFL-CIO Director of Government Affairs Bill Samuel discussed what is currently happening in Washington prior to the election and what he expects after the election on America’s Work Force Union Podcast. Continue reading

IBEW Local 96 BM on current work and regional efforts

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

AFGE NVP says federal workers can look forward to a Biden administration

Federal workers have fallen under attack since the Trump administration was ushered in. American Federation of Government Employees District 6 National Vice President Arnold Scott spoke about those attacks and what is to come for federal workers under a potential Biden administration on America’s Work Force Union Podcast. Continue reading

BlueGreen Alliance claims Trump administration has abandoned workers

Finding common ground between environmental issues and labor issues is becoming more common, as factions within the Democratic Party attempt to phase out fossil fuels. BlueGreen Alliance Executive Director Jason Walsh Spoke discussed this topic and how the Trump administration has left workers behind on America’s Work Force Union Podcast. Continue reading

AFT VP makes election case for public school friendly candidates

Public education has come under fire nationwide according to American Federation of Teachers Vice President and Ohio Federation of Teachers President Melissa Cropper. She appeared on America’s Work Force Union Podcast to discuss elections in Ohio and why Joe Biden is a better candidate for public schools. Continue reading

APTA President says public transit needs funding to operate safely

The United States lags behind many other developed countries when it comes to infrastructure. American Public Transportation Association President and CEO Paul Skoutelas discussed the organization and how they believe the United States can improve its infrastructure on AWF Union Podcast. Continue reading

IUOE political director insists on long term infrastructure funding

With the infrastructure of the United States crumbling and politicians making empty promises to attempt to deliver a plan, International Union of Operating Engineers Legislative and Political Director Jeff Soth discussed what needs to be done to improve the United States infrastructure on America’s Work Force Union Podcast. Continue reading

Policy Matters Ohio looking for ways to improve public services

The state of Ohio is lagging in the quality of public services, which has been greatly exposed by the COVID-19 pandemic. Policy Matters Ohio Senior Project Director Wendy Patton discussed a Policy Matters Ohio proposal designed to increase revenue on America’s Work Force Union Podcast. Continue reading

ARA working to help senior citizens vote this November

With much of American society being politicized in recent years, making voting safer amidst a pandemic has been the latest casualty to politicization.

Alliance for Retired Americans (ARA) Executive Director Rich Fiesta joined AWF Union Podcast to discuss how they are fighting to make it easier and safer for senior citizens to safely cast their ballot in the upcoming election. Continue reading