IAM celebrates organizing wins as Congress approves new stimulus package

As Congress passed a late night stimulus package, President-elect Biden continues to signal cabinet picks. Despite this, speculation still looms as to who will be tapped for labor secretary and commerce secretary.

Tom Buffenbarger, an independent labor voice and former general president of the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM) joined AWF Union Podcast to give his early thoughts on the stimulus package, Organizing wins for the IAM and more. Continue reading

Former IAM President feels Biden provided organized labor a sigh of relief

The anti-union rhetoric and anti-worker policy that ran wild during the four years of the Trump administration instilled fear in many within the labor community. The incoming Biden administration has given them hope and has calmed their nerves.

Former International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM) President and independent labor voice Tom Buffenbarger joined America’s Work Force Union Podcast to discuss the impact of this election on the labor community and more. 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

The Future of Boeing Airlines Discussed on America’s Work Force

Tom Buffenbarger, former general president of the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers and an Independent Labor Voice spoke with America’s Work Force on Jan. 28 about Boeing Airlines. Continue reading

Boeing Jets 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 Dec. 24 to discuss the future of Boeing. Continue reading