The Nation correspondent on SCOTUS nominations and term limits

Every so often, a president may get to nominate a new Supreme Court justice. The process has become highly political due to precedents set by Sen. Majority Leader McConnell and nominations of partisan ideologues by President Trump in order to swing the court into a massive conservative majority.

National Affairs Correspondent for The Nation Magazine John Nichols joined AWF Union Podcast to discuss the nomination of Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court and why term limits for justices are viable. Continue reading

Ohio Consumers Council specialist tells listeners how to cut their power bill

Energy production is a hot topic in Ohio due to legislation being passed and the jobs that it affects. Ohio Consumers Counsel Senior Outreach and Education Program Specialist Andrew Tinkham appeared on AWF Union Podcast to discuss this legislation and how people can save power at home. Continue reading

Insulators LMCT Deputy Director previews Tradeswomen Build Nations

Getting more women into the building trades is a continuous process. Mechanical Insulators Labor Management and Cooperative Trust Deputy Director Gina Walsh came on AWF Union Podcast to discuss getting more women into the trades, the upcoming Tradeswomen Build Nations Conference and her history as a tradeswoman.
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Wage theft ordinance in Columbus, OH established to protect workers

For decades, wage theft has been a problem and it will continue to worsen if people do not bring attention to it. Labor lawyer Jon Wentz of Barkan Meizlish, LLP discussed a new wage theft ordinance passed in Columbus, Ohio on today’s episode of AWF Union Podcast. Continue reading

Labor Lawyer Joyce Goldstein on the effects of another anti-worker SCOTUS justice

With the passing of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, labor rights issues stand in limbo, as President Trump plans to nominate a hard line conservative, who has ruled in favor of corporate interests in previous cases. Continue reading

Progressive Populist editor blasts hypocrisy of Senate Republicans

With the passing of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, many Senate Republicans are being called out for past comments and their sudden willingness to hold a vote on a new justice this close to a presidential election. Progressive Populist Editor Jim Cullen dove into these words on AWF Union Podcast. Continue reading

UAW Rep. analyzes congressional priorities and how a Biden-Harris admin. will look

United Auto Workers International Representative Desiree Hoffman joined Ed “Flash” Ferenc on the Oct. 8 edition of AWF Union Podcast. They spoke about the new Supreme Court nomination made in the wake of the late Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the Vice Presidential debate and the likelihood of another COVID-19 stimulus package. Continue reading

USW District 1 Director talks upcoming Labor Day celebrations

President of the North Coast Area Labor Federation and District 1 director of the United Steelworkers, Pat Gallagher spoke with America’s Work Force Radio Podcast on Aug. 20 to discuss Labor Day rallies and worker engagement. Continue reading