Museum workers seek representation as COVID-19 highlights need for unions

The COVID-19 pandemic exposed flaws in many places, including in museums. These flaws have led to a record number of organizing wins for employees.

Sharon Johnson of The Progressive joined America’s Work Force Union Podcast to discuss many of these organizing victories and what led to so many museum workers to seek representation. Continue reading

Union membership may be the key for women to achieve equity

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused many Americans to face hardships, especially women. Now more than ever, union representation can help women gain financial stability and more.

Sharon Johnson, a contributing writer for The Progressive discussed how women have fared during the pandemic and how union membership has helped many women stay afloat on America’s Work Force Union Podcast. Continue reading

The Progressive says unions make the difference in a pandemic

Sharon Johnson of The Progressive Magazine discussed essential workers during the pandemic, the hazardous conditions they have worked in and what workers can do to help themselves on the Sept. 21 edition of America’s Work Force Union Podcast. Continue reading

The Importance of Fire Stop, Smoke Seal and Infectious Disease Containment

Executive Director of the Heat and Frost Insulators and Allied Trades Labor Management Cooperative Trust, Pete Ielmini, spoke with America’s Work Force Radio Podcast on June 24 about the importance of firestopping, smoke sealing and infectious disease containment. Continue reading

Testimony to Ohio House Task Force to Protect Workers

Tim Burga, President of the Ohio AFL-CIO spoke with America’s Work Force on May 5 to review testimony that he gave to the Ohio House Task Force detailing what needs to be done to protect workers. Continue reading

Ohio Federation of Teachers Leads the Discussion Today on America’s Work Force

Melissa Cropper, President of the Ohio Federation of Teachers spoke with America’s Work Force on Oct. 15 on improving conditions in charter schools. Continue reading