America’s Work Force Radio Podcast

The Union Difference Highlighted During the COVID-19 Pandemic

May 22, 2020

The first featured guest today on America's Work Force Radio Podcast was Christopher Martin, professor of digital journalism in the department of communications at the University of Northern Iowa. He spoke about his article, “People Ain’t Gonna Come to Work if They Don’t Feel Safe”, which highlights the poor working conditions in meat packing facilities and low safety standards during the COVID-19 pandemic.

The second guest on the show today was Maria Somma, organizing director with the United Steelworkers spoke about the union difference and how workers are now looking more favorably on unions and organizing.