Mich. LEO official on how Michigan is handling COVID-19 in the workplace

With COVID-19 cases on the rise throughout much of the country, Michigan Department of Labor and Economic Opportunity Deputy Director Sean Egan spoke about how Michigan is handling recent outbreaks on America’s Work Force Union Podcast. Continue reading

NABTU Pres. McGarvey discusses infrastructure, TWBN and more

North America’s Building Trades Unions President Sean McGarvey joined America’s Work Force Union Podcast on Oct. 2 to talk about the state of building trades unions, the status on an infrastructure plan, the Trades Women Build Nations Conference and more. Continue reading

Mechanical Insulators LMCT compares construction safety through time

The Mechanical Insulators Labor Management and Cooperative Trust (LMCT) Executive Director Pete Ielmini compared the safety of construction work throughout time and how a dangerous industry, like construction, has become safer over time on the Sept. 23 episode of America’s Work Force Union Podcast. Continue reading

IW Safety and Health Executive Director talks Safety Stand Down

International Association of Bridge, Structural, Ornamental and Reinforcing Ironworkers Executive Director of Safety and Health Steve Rank discussed safety issues faced by ironworkers, national Safety Stand Down week and more on the Sept. 17 episode of America’s Work Force Union Podcast. Continue reading

Dr. Anton Bizzell highlights mental health issues in construction

Dr. Anton Bizzell of the Bizzell Group is a family physician and CEO of the Bizzell Group spoke about how businesses are affected by the opioid crisis, how construction workers are disproportionately affected and more on the Sept. 2 episode of America’s Work Force Radio Podcast. Continue reading

IW safety official on adapting to new safety standards

As a District Representative for the Safety and Health Department at the International Association of Bridge, Structural, Ornamental and Reinforcing Ironworkers Wayne Creasap has been busy during the COVID-19 pandemic. He discussed the issues faced and progress made by the Ironworkers on the Aug. 31 episode of America’s Work Force Radio Podcast. Continue reading

Ohio Senator Sherrod Brown Fighting for Workers in the Face of GOP Attacks on Workplace Protections

Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) spoke with America’s Work Force Radio Podcast on June 4 about attacks on workers demanding better workplace protections. Continue reading