News From: Sports/Pop

by Guest Post | on May 24, 2018

NFLPA Statement on New Anthem Policy

The NFL chose to not consult the union in the development of this new “policy.” NFL players have shown their patriotism through their social activism, their community service, in support...

by Guest Post | on Apr 11, 2018

IBEW Members Work Highlighted at The Masters

Every April, members of Augusta, Ga., Local 1579 work at nearby Augusta National Golf Club during The Masters, providing world-class electricians during one of the golfing world’s highest-...

by Brian Young | on Mar 28, 2018

Trump Cuts Wages for Minor League Players

Last week, Congress passed and Trump signed a 2,232-page bill that provides $1.3 Trillion in spending. While the bill funded the government, there was also a new law buried deep inside the bill. This...

by Kris LaGrange | on Feb 08, 2018

IBEW Members Raise $30K to Support Local 665 Father

Following IBEW 665 member Randy Margraves outburst in court last week, when the IBEW brother attempted to take justice into his own hands against the USA Gymnastics coach who sexually abused his...

by Brian Young | on Feb 08, 2018

Going for Broke

The Winter Olympics are kicking off this week in South Korea and young men and women from around the world are competing at the pinnacle of their sports. While many have trained for decades to get to...

by Brian Young | on Feb 06, 2018

Super Bowl Ads Get Political

During Sunday’s Super Bowl, companies tried to make a statement through their ads. Ram Trucks used Dr. Martin Luther King Jr to sell trucks, T-Mobile used babies to sell phones and promote...

by Kris LaGrange | on Feb 05, 2018

MLB Players Talk Spring Training Boycott

The Super Bowl is over and pitchers and catchers are getting ready to report to Spring Training in the coming weeks, but not all players are happy as some are accusing owners of colluding in free...

by Kris LaGrange | on Feb 02, 2018

IBEW Father Attacks Daughters Abuser

There’s not much to say about this video that has gone viral. The father of three of Larry Nassar’s victims did what any self-respecting father would do. Unsure if he planned on wearing...

by Guest Post | on Jan 31, 2018

NYC Public School Teacher Wins Grammy

"My feet will never forget it."   That's what Bronx music teacher Melissa Salguero recalls about walking the red carpet last night at the Grammy Music awards, where she was...

by Kris LaGrange | on Dec 11, 2017

Union Busting on the Set of Norma Rae

Norma Rae may be a film about organizing a union, but the producers of the Broadway adaptation seem to have missed the point of the story when they decided to not allow a casting director to take...

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