John Shinn (United Steelworkers) / Joe McCartin (Working Class Perspectives)


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John Shinn, International Secretary-Treasurer of the United Steelworkers, joined AWF Union Podcast to discuss the prospect of union job creation in the coming years. Shinn said investments in renewable energy sources will help put people to work in good-paying, union jobs.

Joe McCartin, a professor at Georgetown University and contributor to Working Class Perspectives looked back on the famous air traffic controllers strike. President Regan fired 11,000 striking air traffic controllers, further emboldening management at private companies and forever changing the labor movement.

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