When a Heartland Labor Forum programmer became pregnant, she began investigating maternity and family leave to find out how her pregnancy would impact her financial health. Turns out pregnancy in Missouri can be downright harmful to a family’s financial health. Find out more on this week’s Heartland Labor Forum. Then, the national AFL-CIO wants to organize ten million new workers over the next decade. Would that really increase union density or just decrease the rate of decline? We’ll talk about the future of the AFL-CIO with labor reporter Hamilton Nolan. Our feature is Remember Our Struggle with Ariana.
A Pregnant HLF Volunteer Investigates Maternity Leave and The New AFL-CIO LeadershipJudy Ancel