Virginia becomes first to establish permanent workplace protections due to COVID-19

Virginia has recently become the first state to pass a permanent workplace virus protection standard. Now some states are seeking to follow suit and develop a standard of their own.

Virginia AFL-CIO President Doris Crouse-Mays joined America’s Work Force Union Podcast to discuss the standard, So-Called “Right to Work,” how working people have become heroes because of the pandemic and more. Continue reading

Ohio tradesmen and tradeswomen may receive vaccine early

The construction industry in Ohio has a fairly positive outlook as 2021 begins. There is plenty of hope that infrastructure investments will be made and that workplace fatalities will decrease.

Ohio State Building and Construction Trades Council Secretary-Treasurer Mike Knisley explained when tradesmen and tradeswomen will be vaccinated, the new Capital Budget and more on America’s Work Force Union Podcast. Continue reading