Former Machinists GP lists issues for current members

Many machinists and other American workers have fallen on hard times in the past year and are looking for a way to make up ground during this election.

Independent labor voice and former International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (Machinists) General President Tom Buffenbarger joined America’s Work Force Union Podcast to discuss machinists jobs, how the newly shaped Supreme Court could destroy union healthcare benefits and more. Continue reading

Former IAM official analyzes the first presidential debate

International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers former director of communications and public affairs Rick Sloan spoke with America’s Work Force Union Podcast on Sept. 30 about the presidential debate, battleground states and how the pandemic affected the workforce. 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

Former Machinists GP addresses President Trump’s qualms on mail-in voting

Former General President of the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers, Tom Buffenbarger appeared on America’s Work Force Radio Podcast on July 28 to discuss mail-in voting. Continue reading

Veterans Service Commission Describes Programs to Help Veterans in Need

Executive Director of the Cuyahoga County Veterans Service Commission, Jon Reiss spoke with America’s Work Force Radio Podcast on June 23 about veteran assistance programs. Continue reading

Preparing Workers to Adjust to New Safety Regulations Post COVID-19 Pandemic

Tom Buffenbarger, independent labor voice and former General President of the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers spoke with America’s Work Force Radio Podcast on May 26 to discuss safety standards in workplaces after the COVID-19 pandemic. Continue reading

Veteran Assistance Programs During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Jon Reiss, Executive Director of the Cuyahoga County Veterans Service Commission spoke with America’s Work Force on April 28 to discuss how the commission has adjusted to the COVID-19 pandemic. Continue reading

Public Disruption Caused by the Coronavirus

Tom Buffenbarger, former General President of the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers spoke with America’s Work Force on March 24 to discuss the public disruptions due to the Coronavirus pandemic. Continue reading

More Attacks on Unions Discussed on America’s Work Force

Tom Buffenbarger former general president of the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers spoke with America’s Work Force on Feb. 25 about heavy attacks on unions. Continue reading