Labor groups expect Biden administration to be the most pro-labor with the help of a Democratic Senate majority

With the prospect of the Democrats gaining control of the U.S. Senate, many in the labor community are hopeful that Democratic victory will lead to much pro-labor legislation passing through Congress.

Ohio AFL-CIO President Tim Burga is one of these hopefuls and detailed what he would like to see done should Democrats take control of the Senate on America’s Work Force Union Podcast. Continue reading

Atlanta SAG-AFTRA seeks to elect Democrats in Georgia runoff to benefit union members

All eyes are on Georgia, as the Jan 5 runoff election for the state’s two U.S. Senate seats will determine whether Democrats take or Republicans retain majority control. Labor organizations everywhere are pouring resources into the two races in hopes of advancing union interests.

Actor and former Screen Actors Guild – American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (SAG-AFTRA) Atlanta Local President Ric Reitz made the case for Democratic candidates Jon Ossoff and the Rev. Raphael Warnock during his appearance on America’s Work Force Union Podcast. Continue reading

UCOMM host stumps for Georgia U.S. Senate candidates and others

With the Senate majority up for grabs on Jan. 5, labor organizations are doing everything in their power to get out the vote in Georgia and encourage union members there to vote early and support the Democratic challengers.

Kris LaGrange of UCOMM Blog explained how his organization is working to boost the chances of candidates Jon Ossoff and the Rev. Raphael Warnock, and how Biden can make a positive impact for union members during his segment on America’s Work Force Union Podcast. Continue reading