Unions fight for worker health and safety in the midst of a pandemic

Unions strive to ensure members stay safe from disease and receive compensation when they cannot work if they become sick or need to quarantine. This can be an uphill battle in so-called “Right to Work” states.

Glenn Kelly, President of the International Union of Bricklayers and Allied Craftworkers (BAC) Local 8 Southeast, joined the America’s Work Force Union Podcast to discuss the challenges of navigating health and safety protocols during the COVID-19 pandemic and the struggle to keep workers paid when they are sick and cannot work. Continue reading