Policy Matters Ohio anticipates wave of worker protections during Biden administration

The Trump administration has worked behind the scenes to rollback protections for workers, leaving the incoming Biden administration plenty of work to do.

Policy Matters Ohio Research Director Zach Schiller told the America’s Work Force Union Podcast audience that President-elect Biden will have an uphill battle trying to restore and implement many protections for workers. He also analyzed how the Trump administration has hurt workers. Continue reading

Mechanical Insulators LMCT compares construction safety through time

The Mechanical Insulators Labor Management and Cooperative Trust (LMCT) Executive Director Pete Ielmini compared the safety of construction work throughout time and how a dangerous industry, like construction, has become safer over time on the Sept. 23 episode of America’s Work Force Union Podcast. Continue reading

National COSH highlights retaliatory firings amid a pandemic

National Council for Occupational Safety and Health Co-Executive Director Marcy Goldstein-Gelb discussed wrongful firings of workers during the COVID-19 pandemic, employer retaliation and more on the Sept. 14 episode of America’s Work Force Union Podcast. Continue reading

Tom Germuska, Jr. previews this months edition of The Labor Citizen

Tom Germuska, Jr., editor of The Labor Citizen spoke with America’s Work Force Radio Podcast on Aug. 12 to discuss the upcoming edition of the labor-focused publication. Continue reading

Dr. Jill Stein Demands Corporations be Held Accountable

Dr. Jill Stein, two time presidential candidate of the Green Party spoke with America’s Work Force Radio Podcast on June 10 about holding corporations accountable and the Black Lives Matter movement. Continue reading

Ohio Senator Sherrod Brown Fighting for Workers in the Face of GOP Attacks on Workplace Protections

Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) spoke with America’s Work Force Radio Podcast on June 4 about attacks on workers demanding better workplace protections. Continue reading

Safety Standards Discussed on America’s Work Force

Rick Dvorak, retired compliance, safety and health officer with the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) spoke with America’s Work Force on Jan. 31 to discuss safety standards in work places. Continue reading