The Laborer: a podcast from LIUNA Midwest Region.
It’s all about the worker, from safety and training to history and current events.
Latest Episode – Number Eight
From Washington DC to your state capitol, workers rights are under attack. We’ll talk about LIUNA’s legislative agenda with Sean Stott, Director of Governmental Affairs for LIUNA Midwest Region on this edition of The Laborer.
As our country struggles through the worst health and economic crisis in a century, LIUNA Local 177 in Des Moines, Iowa is meeting the challenges head on. We’ll talk to Business Manager Mike Weckman on this edition of The Laborer.
LIUNA members are among the best trained and safest work forces in construction. From its humble beginnings to state of the art training facilities, we’ll look at the rise of LIUNA Training on this edition of The Laborer.
Indianapolis, Indiana is home to LIUNA Local 120. What are the challenges of keeping workers safe and on the job during these difficult times. We’ll talk to Local 120 Business Manager Ward Daniels on this edition of The Laborer.
Local unions and the communities they serve are the backbone of LIUNA. Local 362 in Bloomington, IL has a long history of building and supporting its hometown. We’ll talk to Business Manager Eric Penn on this edition of The Laborer.
Every day, millions of Americans go to work, do their jobs and come home to their families at the end of the day. Not all are that lucky. Every year, more than 5,000 workers die on the job. We’ll explore the origins of OSHA and the commemoration of Worker’s Memorial Day on this edition of The Laborer.
This year National Work Zone Awareness Week takes on added meaning as the highway construction season begins despite the Covid-19 pandemic. What precautions are being implemented and how does it affect the overall message of work zone safety week. We’ll hear from LIUNA leaders from across the region on this edition of The Laborer.
On this edition of The Laborer, we’ll hear from Illinois Department of Transportation Secretary Omer Osman as well as LIUNA leaders John Penn, Clint Taylor and Tony Penn on the importance of following work zone safety laws to save lives.