Working people faced tough times during the COVID-19 pandemic. Millions of people lost their jobs and now face financial hardship. Others, have lived a life of financial hardship and want to fight back.
Nolan Huber Rhoades of the Atlanta Homeless Union joined the America’s Work Force Union Podcast to discuss how the group formed and their goals. He also explained the various reasons why people lose their homes and how they can escape homelessness. Continue reading
The COVID-19 pandemic caused many workers to realize they deserve more for their labor, sparking union organizing drives in many industries, including libraries.
Worthington Public Library workers have taken up their own organizing drive and believe they will be successful in their efforts. Worthington Public Libraries United Organizer Tara Shiman described their efforts, why they are organizing and their support on the AWF Union Podcast. Continue reading
The common person sees a union and they think of the workers manufacturing cars, building skyscrapers and working in schools. Today on America’s Work Force Union Podcast, National Football League Players Association (NFLPA) President and Cleveland Browns center JC Tretter discussed the workings of the NFLPA and how they came to an agreement on playing a season amidst a global pandemic. Continue reading
Brian Kelly with Kelley and Ferraro, LLP spoke with America’s Work Force on Jan. 2 to discuss chemicals connected to cancer found in Round-Up, a lawn care product. Continue reading