Jason Parker (Virginia State Building and Construction Trades Council) / Chap Thornton (UA Local 286)
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Today on the AWF Union Podcast, Virginia State Building and Construction Trades Council President Jason Parker spoke about virtual learning and apprenticeship classes, prevailing wage and so-called “Right to Work” in Virginia, rebuilding infrastructure and how Virginia was the first state to implement permanent workplace virus protection standards.

Our second guest on today’s show was UA Local 286 Business Manager Robert “Chap” Thornton. Thornton caught the AWF Union Podcast audience up on the state of Texas as it is still recovering from the treacherous winter storm that cut off power, heat and water from many Texan’s homes and how the UA provided help.

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