Insulators LMCT Deputy Director previews Tradeswomen Build Nations

Getting more women into the building trades is a continuous process. Mechanical Insulators Labor Management and Cooperative Trust Deputy Director Gina Walsh came on AWF Union Podcast to discuss getting more women into the trades, the upcoming Tradeswomen Build Nations Conference and her history as a tradeswoman.
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Wage theft ordinance in Columbus, OH established to protect workers

For decades, wage theft has been a problem and it will continue to worsen if people do not bring attention to it. Labor lawyer Jon Wentz of Barkan Meizlish, LLP discussed a new wage theft ordinance passed in Columbus, Ohio on today’s episode of AWF Union Podcast. Continue reading

Labor Lawyer Joyce Goldstein on the effects of another anti-worker SCOTUS justice

With the passing of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, labor rights issues stand in limbo, as President Trump plans to nominate a hard line conservative, who has ruled in favor of corporate interests in previous cases. 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

USW District 1 Director talks upcoming Labor Day celebrations

President of the North Coast Area Labor Federation and District 1 director of the United Steelworkers, Pat Gallagher spoke with America’s Work Force Radio Podcast on Aug. 20 to discuss Labor Day rallies and worker engagement. Continue reading

Cleveland Building Trades leader commends tradesmen and tradeswomen

Cleveland Building and Construction Trades Council Executive Secretary Dave Wondolowski spoke with America’s Work Force Radio Podcast on Aug. 11 about tradesmen and tradeswomen working hard to finish projects despite the COVID-19 pandemic. Continue reading

C/COBCTC Executive Secretary-Treasurer touts pre-apprenticeship and more

Columbus/Central Ohio Building and Construction Trades Council Executive Secretary-Treasurer Dorsey Hager discussed construction amidst the pandemic, pre-apprenticeship programs and more on the Aug. 7 episode of America’s Work Force Radio Podcast. Continue reading

U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown discusses what’s next for the HEROES Act

With millions out of work due to the COVID-19 pandemic and special benefits for those affected recently expiring, United States Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH) talked about what is next for the HEROES Act and more on America’s Work Force Radio Podcast on Aug. 6. Continue reading