Where are the jobs promised under West Virginia’s Right to Work law?

Parkersburg-Marietta Building and Construction Trades Council (PMBTC) Business Manager and Financial Secretary-Treasurer Buddy Malone joined the America’s Work Force Union Podcast to discuss So-Called “Right to Work” legislation and the lack of Prevailing Wage laws in West Virginia and how those laws have impacted the state’s job market. Continue reading

Organized labor seeks to grow apprenticeship in southeast Ohio

Throughout the U.S., there are numerous attempts to limit the influence of unions through so-called “Right to Work” laws and other anti-worker legislation.

Parkersburg-Marietta Building and Construction Trades Council Business Manager Buddy Malone faces a unique challenge, as his jurisdiction covers areas in both Ohio and West Virginia. When Malone appeared on the AWF Union Podcast, he discussed the attitude towards unions in the area, promoted apprenticeship programs and legislation affecting workers. Continue reading