Tim Drea (Illinois AFL-CIO) / Tim Carter (SMART Northwest Regional Council)
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The first guest on today’s edition of America’s Work Force Union Podcast was Illinois AFL-CIO President Tim Drea. He spoke about what Clean Jobs Illinois is all about, how clean energy jobs in Illinois could create upwards of 30,000 jobs in the next 25 to 30 years, attracting younger people to the trades and issues in the gig economy.

SMART Northwest Regional Council President Tim Carter was also featured on the podcast today. Carter talked about the SMART Local 66 organizing drive at Headless Mumby Brewery in Washington, crafting a beer dedicated to Local 66 and how the pandemic affected the means of distribution for craft beer companies.

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