Democrats try to advance infrastructure, receive no Republican support

The Biden administration is working diligently to pass a comprehensive infrastructure bill to boost the economy, lower unemployment and improve the quality of life within the U.S.

United Auto Workers Legislative Director Josh Nassar joined the America’s Work Force Union Podcast to discuss the multifaceted American Jobs Plan, National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) news, voting rights and more. Continue reading

UAW cheers initial pro-labor progress by the Biden administration

With electric vehicle demand rising, auto and manufacturing workers are front and center as President Biden moves forward with his infrastructure plan.

The United Auto Workers are putting forth every effort to ensure their members are brought along with this shift and pending legislation. Their Legislative Director, Josh Nassar, detailed their efforts and what they would like to see in a plan on AWF Union Podcast. Continue reading

UAW encourages COVID-19 relief from Congress and President Biden

After celebrating their retention of the House of Representatives and winning of the U.S. Senate and White House, Democrats are beginning to focus on campaign promises, including labor-friendly initiatives.

United Auto Workers Legislative Representative Desiree Hoffman explained what form of COVID-19 relief is coming and what Congress is doing to pass the PRO Act on America’s Work Force Union Podcast. Continue reading

UAW hopes to see infrastructure investment to pull the U.S. out of pandemic effect

The COVID-19 pandemic is still raging throughout the U.S., but the labor community is hopeful that with many labor-friendly officials in place, more people will be able to go back to work.

United Auto Workers Legislative Director Josh Nassar discussed what needs to be done in order to get people back to work and how to protect them once they are back. Continue reading

Congress continues to negotiate stimulus package as vaccine distribution begins

With many people still laid off and COVID-19 legislation nowhere in sight, many Americans are optimistic that a COVID-19 vaccine will bring normalcy back and stabilize the economy.

United Auto Workers Deputy Legislative Director Desiree Hoffman joined America’s Work Force Union Podcast to discuss progress on a stimulus package and what the plan is for rolling out COVID-19 vaccines. Continue reading

UAW Legislative Director anticipates labor-friendly Biden administration

As the Biden administration begins to strategize and decide what it is going to prioritize, it is clear that work needs to be done for America’s workers after four years of the Trump administration.

The United Auto Workers Legislative Director Josh Nassar discussed how President-elect Joe Biden can work to repair the damage done by the Trump administration to workers on America’s Work Force Union Podcast. Continue reading

UAW Rep. analyzes congressional priorities and how a Biden-Harris admin. will look

United Auto Workers International Representative Desiree Hoffman joined Ed “Flash” Ferenc on the Oct. 8 edition of AWF Union Podcast. They spoke about the new Supreme Court nomination made in the wake of the late Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the Vice Presidential debate and the likelihood of another COVID-19 stimulus package. Continue reading