Enbridge Line 5 continues production despite threats from Gov. Whitmer

While the U.S. seeks to shift away from fossil fuels, the move must be made over time. Issues with the immediate shutdown of pipelines are rising and politicians are at a crossroads of protecting the environment and protecting jobs.

United Steelworkers Local 912 President Justin Donley is fighting to protect the work of his members at the Toledo Refinery in Toledo, Ohio, which processes light sweet crude from Enbridge Line 5. Donley joined the AWF Union Podcast to discuss this ongoing issue and what it would do to certain regional economies in the midwest. Continue reading

CWA District 4 blasts AT&T for cutting jobs despite getting a tax cut

Over the past few years, companies made promises to create jobs and increase wages in exchange for massive tax cuts. Communications Workers of America (CWA) District 4 Administrative Director Frank Mathews joined AWF Union Podcast to discuss those companies and what they actually did with their tax cut. Continue reading