America Rescue Plan Helps Schools Reopen

The America Rescue Plan is a multi-billion dollar relief package intended to provide relief for states suffering as a result of the pandemic.

Ohio Federation of Teachers President Melissa Cropper joined the America’s Work Force Union Podcast today to discuss how the bill will help state and local governments and schools. Continue reading

Transportation industry to survive thanks to new stimulus package

With the signing of a new COVID-19 relief package, transportation workers can rest a bit more easily, at least until a new stimulus bill is needed.

That was the belief of Transportation Trades Department Secretary-Treasurer Greg Regan, who joined America’s Work Force Union Podcast to discuss the recently signed stimulus bill and what he thinks of the nomination of Pete Buttigieg to be the next Transportation Secretary Continue reading

Talks of a second stimulus package raise hopes for those struggling

As President-elect Joe Biden continues to assemble his cabinet, Congressional Republicans and Democrats continue to debate on stimulus packages.

AFL-CIO Director of Government Affairs Bill Samuel joined America’s Work Force Union Podcast to discuss stimulus package rumors and the transfer of power from the Trump administration to the incoming Biden administration. Continue reading

New stimulus package promises aid to businesses and individuals

With the announcement of a second COVID-19 stimulus package, some are wondering who will be helped, how this package is different from the first and what has been done to fix issues with the first package.

Good Jobs First Research Analyst Mellissa Chang joined America’s Work Force Union Podcast to explain how Good Jobs First analyzed the first stimulus package and how this new package differs. Continue reading

AFL-CIO Gov. Affairs Director on how workers have fared the past four years

The AFL-CIO remains hopeful the upcoming election will yield major victories for organized labor.

AFL-CIO Director of Government Affairs Bill Samuel discussed what is currently happening in Washington prior to the election and what he expects after the election on America’s Work Force Union Podcast. Continue reading

ULA Executive Director on how they are helping people find work

The COVID-19 pandemic has forced many events, classes and seminars online and has pushed people out of work. United Labor Agency Executive Director David Megenhardt joined America’s Work Force Union Podcast on Oct. 7 to discuss how the ULA is helping people find and train for work. Continue reading