Former TTD Pres. fought to protect transportation workers throughout his career

On Nov. 29 2020, longtime America’s Work Force Union Podcast guest and former Transportation Trades Department President Larry Willis passed away. In his honor, America’s Work Force Union Podcast is rebroadcasting his last appearance on AWF from Oct. 26.

In his final appearance on America’s Work Force Union Podcast, Willis vehemently defended the idea of a mask mandate in certain situations and looked forward to how President-elect Biden will handle the COVID-19 pandemic when he takes office. Continue reading

Author discusses the history of the Labor Movement and how it transformed the U.S.

President of the Transportation Trades Department of the AFL-CIO, Larry Willis spoke with America’s Work Force Radio Podcast on July 27 about the HEROES Act and how it could have been used to help frontline workers. Continue reading

Transportation Trades Department President Speaks About the Importance of Investing in Infrastructure.

Larry Willis, President of the Transportation Trades Department, AFL-CIO, spoke with America’s Work Force Radio Podcast on June 22 about the importance of the United States investing in its infrastructure. Continue reading

Proposed Changes to Medicare Advantage

Kristine Grow, Senior Vice President of Communications for America’s Health Insurance Plans spoke with America’s Work Force on March 23 to discuss her latest project. Continue reading

Corporate Misconduct Discussed on America’s Work Force

Phil Mattera, research director and the director of the Corporate Research Project with Good Jobs First spoke with America’s Work Force on Jan. 27 about a research article examining corporations breaking conduct codes. Continue reading

Safe Skies Discussed on America’s Work Force Radio

Larry Willis, president of the Transportation Trades Department of the AFL-CIO spoke with America’s Work Force on Dec. 23 to discuss the Safe Skies Act of 2019. Continue reading

Rigged: The Voter Suppression Playbook Discussed on America’s Work Force

Timothy Smith, executive producer at American Issues Initiative spoke with America’s Work Force on Nov. 25 about his film Rigged: The Voter Suppression Playbook. Continue reading

19 Minutes to Live Discussed on America’s Work Force

Lew Jennings, author of 19 Minutes to Live – Helicopter Combat in Vietnam, spoke with America’s Work Force on Memorial Day, May 27, about his book and his time served in the United States Army during the Vietnam War. Continue reading