Cleveland Building Trades leader commends tradesmen and tradeswomen

Cleveland Building and Construction Trades Council Executive Secretary Dave Wondolowski spoke with America’s Work Force Radio Podcast on Aug. 11 about tradesmen and tradeswomen working hard to finish projects despite the COVID-19 pandemic. Continue reading

Communication Workers of America Discusses HEROES Act

District 4 Administrative Director of the Communication Workers of America, Frank Mathews spoke with America’s Work Force Radio Podcast on July 14 about the HEROES Act. Continue reading

Cleveland Building Trades on Construction During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Dave Wondolowski, Executive Secretary of the Cleveland Building and Construction Trades Council spoke with America’s Work Force Radio Podcast on May 12 to discuss Cleveland Building Trades affiliated members working throughout the pandemic. Continue reading

Paid Leave During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Shane Larsen, Political and Legislative Director for the Communication Workers of America spoke with America’s Work Force on April 14 to discuss why workers should be entitled to paid leave. Continue reading

Sherwin Williams Headquarters Project Discussed on America’s Work Force

Dave Wondolowski, executive secretary of the Cleveland Building and Construction Trades Council, spoke with America’s Work Force on March 10 to discuss the Sherwin Williams Project in Cleveland. Continue reading

AT&T Scandal Discussed on America’s Work Force

Frank Matthews, administrative director for the Communication Workers of America, District 4, spoke with America’s Work Force on Jan. 14 about the AT&T tax scandal. Continue reading

AT&T Tax Scam Reviewed on America’s Work Force

Frank Mathews, administrative director for the Communication Workers of America District 4 spoke with America’s Work Force on Nov. 12 about the AT&T tax scam. Continue reading

For The People Act Discussed on America’s Work Force

Frank Mathews, Administrative Director for Communication Workers of America, District 4 in Chicago spoke with America’s Work Force on August 13 about the For The People Act. Continue reading

Preventing the Offshoring of Jobs Discussed on America’s Work Force

Shane Larson, National Director of legislation, politics, and international affairs for The Communications Workers of America, spoke with America’s Work Force on July 9 about legislation being put in place to prevent the offshoring of United States jobs. Continue reading

Communication Workers of America Administrative District 4 Director Discussed AT&T Jobs on America’s Work Force Radio

Frank Mathews, CWA District 4 Administrative Director, provided an update on AT&T Midwest jobs during his Dec. 11 appearance on America’s Work Force Radio.

Communication Workers of AmericaMathews said AT&T received a tax cut and he hoped they would create more jobs with the extra funds. Instead of creating jobs, AT&T ended up cutting thousands of jobs through offshoring and outsourcing. He then explained the importance of holding corporations accountable for their actions. Mathews spoke about current legislation in Ohio, Michigan and Wisconsin.

Dave Wondolowski Cleveland Building and Construction Trades CouncilDave Wondolowski from the Cleveland Building and Construction Trades Council joined America’s Work Force Radio and talked about how apprenticeship programs affiliated with the Cleveland Building and Construction Trades Council were praised for their high quality of training. He explained the affiliated apprenticeship programs are all self-funded. Wondolowski talked about the recent Cleveland Building Trades Apprenticeship Fair, which had a record turnout, as more than 300 people attended the fair to learn about the opportunities provided by the trades. He also spoke about the importance of enforcing Project Labor Agreements and Prevailing Wage.

Ed “Flash” Ferenc, host of AWF, discussed the recent lame duck legislation in Wisconsin, as well as the Trump administration’s new attack against collective bargaining agreements.


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