Republicans block infrastructure bill over funding dispute

Republicans and Democrats cannot agree on funding for a comprehensive infrastructure bill. Differences between the two parties center on who should pay the majority of the cost.

Tom Buffenbarger, the America’s Work Force Union Podcast independent labor voice, joined today’s episode to discuss infrastructure funding. He also discussed union elections, voting rights and more. Continue reading

Corporations rob S.C. schools out of millions of dollars

States like South Carolina have decimated their education budgets in the name of attracting corporations to the state. Many are finding that plan has backfired, as the local workforce is not equipped for the jobs created.

America’s Work Force Union Podcast independent labor voice Tom Buffenbarger discussed why some states are losing their ability to develop an educated workforce, the removal of unemployment benefits and more. Continue reading

Boeing faces backlash after another inflight issue with their aircraft

Boeing has been experiencing difficulties with their aircraft in recent years. While some issues have proved to be fatal, the most recent incident only caused property damage.

Independent labor voice Tom Buffenbarger joined America’s Work Force Union Podcast to discuss the recent issues with Boeing aircraft and what can be done to prevent future issues. Continue reading

Former IAM GP applauds strike and discusses union jobs

Independent labor voice and former International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers General President, Tom Buffenbarger discussed the Bath Iron Works strike, current and future troubles at Boeing and more when he appeared on America’s Work Force Radio Podcast on Aug. 25. Continue reading

Former Machinists GP addresses President Trump’s qualms on mail-in voting

Former General President of the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers, Tom Buffenbarger appeared on America’s Work Force Radio Podcast on July 28 to discuss mail-in voting. Continue reading

Preparing Workers to Adjust to New Safety Regulations Post COVID-19 Pandemic

Tom Buffenbarger, independent labor voice and former General President of the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers spoke with America’s Work Force Radio Podcast on May 26 to discuss safety standards in workplaces after the COVID-19 pandemic. Continue reading

Veteran Assistance Programs During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Jon Reiss, Executive Director of the Cuyahoga County Veterans Service Commission spoke with America’s Work Force on April 28 to discuss how the commission has adjusted to the COVID-19 pandemic. Continue reading

Public Disruption Caused by the Coronavirus

Tom Buffenbarger, former General President of the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers spoke with America’s Work Force on March 24 to discuss the public disruptions due to the Coronavirus pandemic. Continue reading

The Future of Boeing Airlines Discussed on America’s Work Force

Tom Buffenbarger, former general president of the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers and an Independent Labor Voice spoke with America’s Work Force on Jan. 28 about Boeing Airlines. Continue reading

Boeing Jets Discussed on America’s Work Force

Tom Buffenbarger, former general president of the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers spoke with America’s Work Force on Dec. 24 to discuss the future of Boeing. Continue reading