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'State of the Unions' Podcast: Union Members in Public Office

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AFL-CIO

The AFL-CIO has launched another tool to bring you the issues and stories that matter to working people. Welcome to the latest episode of our podcast, “State of the Unions,” where we talk about the upcoming election with special guest Dahlia Vertreese, the mayor of Hillside, New Jersey.

One in four Americans listen to podcasts on a monthly basis. “State of the Unions” is capturing the stories of workers across the country. It’s hosted by two young and diverse members of the AFL-CIO team: Political Mobilization Director Julie Greene and Executive Speechwriter Tim Schlittner. A new episode will drop every other Wednesday featuring interesting interviews with workers and our allies across the country, as well as compelling insights from the podcast’s hosts.

Listen to Wednesday's episode with Hillside Mayor Dahlia Vertreese. You also can learn more about Julie and Tim in their inaugural episode and check out an interview with Flint, Michigan, water crisis whistleblower, Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha.

The upcoming schedule is as follows:

  • Wednesday, Nov. 14: Post-election recap and analysis.

State of the Unions” is available on iTunes, Google Play Music, Spotify, Stitcher and anywhere else you can find podcasts.