The state of Virginia has been a national leader in protecting its workers from COVID-19. As the first state to establish permanent workplace virus protections, its labor community has set the groundwork to protect workers from another situation similar to COVID-19.
One of the organizations that led the way in protecting workers is the Virginia State Building and Construction Trades Council. Their President, Jason Parker discussed the workplace protections as well as how building trades apprenticeships have fared, creating jobs and pushing for infrastructure legislation on AWF Union Podcast. Continue reading