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by Brian Young | on Jul 11, 2018

NBA Players Reelect Union President

The National Basketball Players Association (NBPA) has announced that Michele Roberts, the only female leader of a male professional sports players association, will be with the union for a few more...

by Press and Media | on Jun 07, 2018

Caps Player Rips Trump

If the Capitals win the Stanley Cup tonight, Trump might be facing another team boycotting the annual trip to the White House.

by Labor 411 | on Jun 06, 2018

Shireen Alihaji 'We Made it Here' Wins Best Non-Song

A powerful hip hop anthem about the pride a man takes in a long day’s work. A haunting ode to the hands that built American industry. A fast-paced celebration of American-made products. And a...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jun 01, 2018

Hockey Pros Choose Workers Over Cups

The Las Vegas Knights, an expansion NHL team, are in their first Stanley Cup finals. On Thursday, June 7th, Game 5 of the series will be held in Las Vegas, but fans may have nowhere to stay as the...

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 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 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 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...