Dr. Jill Stein, two-time presidential candidate for the Green Party spoke with America’s Work Force on Feb. 12 about the distribution of wealth in the United States. Continue reading
Steve Campisi, mental health counselor, and Darryll Bell, legislative political coordinator with American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE) Local 31 spoke with America’s Work Force on Jan. 15 about switching to e-dues. Continue reading
Lisa Savage from the Green Party spoke with America’s Work Force on Dec. 11 about how money in politics could cause corruption. Continue reading
Dr. Jill Stein, two-time presidential candidate for the Green Party spoke with America’s Work Force on Nov. 13 about what ranked-choice voting is and how it works. Continue reading
Dr. Jill Stein, Green Party Presidential candidate in 2012 and 2016, spoke with America’s Work Force on Oct. 9 on the topic of ranked-choice voting. Continue reading
Gloria Mattera from the Green Party spoke with America’s Work Force on Sept. 11 to talk about how implementing eco-socialism could benefit society. Continue reading
Dario Hunter, Green Party presidential candidate spoke with America’s Work Force on July 10 about education and Protect the Right to Organize Act, also known as PRO Act. Continue reading
Dr. Jill Stein from the Green Party U.S. spoke to America’s Work Force on June 12 to speak on the importance of having the freedom of the press. Continue reading
Dr. Jill Stein, two time green party presidential candidate, spoke to America’s Work Force on May 10 about stagnant wages and increasing healthcare costs.
Dr. Stein said that one of the biggest problems right now for workers is that wages have been stagnant or barely increasing, while the cost of healthcare is skyrocketing. Next, she discussed medicare for all and that healthcare is a human right and should be accessible to all United States citizens. Dr. Stein also mentioned climate change and how the human race is directly responsible for the endangerment and extinction of a large amount of species.
Tom Germuska, Jr. editor of the Labor Citizen, spoke with AWF on May 10 to give a preview on the May edition of the Labor Citizen. He then went on to talk about how construction work is still one of the most dangerous lines of work, even though the death rate from work related injury is decreasing. Furthermore, Germuska spoke about increased education on opiates and raising awareness for the increased number construction workers becoming addicted to opiates because of pain and injuries sustained on the job. Lastly, he talked about the International Union of Painters and Allied Trades day of community action on April 20.
AWF host Ed “Flash” Ferenc discussed public service appreciation week and nurses appreciation week.
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Arnold Scott, American Federation of Government Employees district 6 national vice president spoke with America’s Work Force on April 17 about the government’s attack on federal employee pay.
Scott began his time on AWF by talking about a newly proposed budget and how it will hurt federal employees and their pay. He then went on to talk about how no federal employees have paid parental leave and how he believes that it is unfair for them. According to Scott, only 14 percent of companies in the United States allow paid parental leave and he believes that number is way too low and needs to go up. Lastly, he discussed H.R. 1140, which deals with transportation federal security.
Tom Germuska, Jr. editor of the Labor Citizen spoke with AWF on April 17 about the North American Building Trades Legislative Conference and gave a brief overview of what went on there. He said one of the many cool things that occurred at the conference was nine Democratic candidates for the upcoming 2020 presidential election spoke and talked about what they are bringing to the table. He also talked about Workers Memorial Day, which is on April 28, and events in the area to celebrate the day. Lastly, Germuska spoke about the May edition of the Labor Citizen.
AWF host Ed “Flash” Ferenc spoke about UAW workers at Volkswagen Chattanooga plant working hard to unionize.