Corporations rob S.C. schools out of millions of dollars

States like South Carolina have decimated their education budgets in the name of attracting corporations to the state. Many are finding that plan has backfired, as the local workforce is not equipped for the jobs created.

America’s Work Force Union Podcast independent labor voice Tom Buffenbarger discussed why some states are losing their ability to develop an educated workforce, the removal of unemployment benefits and more. Continue reading

Boeing faces backlash after another inflight issue with their aircraft

Boeing has been experiencing difficulties with their aircraft in recent years. While some issues have proved to be fatal, the most recent incident only caused property damage.

Independent labor voice Tom Buffenbarger joined America’s Work Force Union Podcast to discuss the recent issues with Boeing aircraft and what can be done to prevent future issues. Continue reading

Former IAM GP on how Nikki Haley ravaged South Carolina

Former International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers General President Tom Buffenbarger voiced his concerns about appointing a new Supreme Court Justice this close to an election, how Boeing took advantage of South Carolina and more on the Sept. 22 episode of America’s Work Force Union Podcast. Continue reading

Former IAM GP applauds strike and discusses union jobs

Independent labor voice and former International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers General President, Tom Buffenbarger discussed the Bath Iron Works strike, current and future troubles at Boeing and more when he appeared on America’s Work Force Radio Podcast on Aug. 25. Continue reading