Headless Mumby Brewery organizes with SMART Local 66

Breweries have long been a place associated with unionism and organized labor. However, many smaller breweries did not follow the same path due to small staff size and reasonable conditions.

The staff of one brewery in Olympia, Washington made the decision to organize with SMART Local 66 because of the prospect of better wages, good retirement benefits and to be a part of something. SMART Northwest Regional Council President Tim Carter joined AWF Union Podcast to talk about the brewery and the beer they brew. Continue reading

Service members prepare for new careers through the SMART Heroes program

With National Apprenticeship Week underway, International Association of Sheet Metal, Air, Rail and Transportation Workers International Training Institute (ITI) Program Administrator Mike Harris joined America’s Work Force Union Podcast to discuss their training program and how they are working to get military service members into careers. Continue reading