President Biden and Congressional Democrats are working quickly to get as much done with the majority they currently hold. President Biden is fast tracking campaign promises, making good on key issues.
The Irish have a deep rooted history in the American labor movement. Every year, one Irish American labor leader is celebrated by the Irish Echo with the Labor Leader of the Year award.
This year, Laborers Local 310 Business Manager Terry Joyce was awarded the honor thanks to his commitment and dedication to representing the Local 310 membership. He joined AWF Union Podcast to discuss the award and the influence of the Irish in the American labor community. Continue reading →
As the U.S. looks to shift from the fossil fuel industry to build a clean energy economy, labor organizations are looking for ways to include fossil fuel workers in the new green economy.
Many Laborers International Union of North America (LiUNA) members work in the energy sector, and they want to be involved in green energy. LiUNA Minnesota and North Dakota Marketing Manager Kevin Pranis joined AWF Union Podcast to discuss green energy and more. Continue reading →
Talk of “Building Back Better” and making huge investments into American infrastructure is exciting for building trades members nationwide, as they will be entrusted with completing these massive projects.
Laborers International Union of North America regional research manager for Minnesota and North Dakota Lucas Franco talked about transitioning from fossil fuel usage to renewable energies and how it can impact local workers and economies on the Sept. 14 episode of America’s Work Force Union Podcast.Continue reading →
General President of The Laborers’ International Union of North America (LiUNA), Terry O’Sullivan, spoke with America’s Work Force Radio Podcast on July 13 to discuss pipeline and infrastructure issues in the United States. Continue reading →
Jim Williams, Jr., General Vice President At-Large/Organizing for the International Union of Painters and Allied Trades spoke with America’s Work Force Radio Podcast on June 8 about multiemployer pension plans. Continue reading →