Steve Snyder (Tippecanoe Building and Construction Trades Council) / John Sholtes (Teamsters Local 79)
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Our first guest on the AWF Union Podcast today was newcomer Steve Snyder, President of the Tippecanoe Building and Construction Trades Council. He discussed attracting young people to the trades, building trades members being essential workers and the lubricant to the economy, Indiana’s failing infrastructure and their plan to rebuild.

Teamsters Local 79 Business Agent John Sholtes was also featured on today’s show. Sholtes spoke about the difficulties of organizing during the pandemic, union density in southern states, a Local 79 organizing success story and the future of the Teamsters.

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