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by Brian Young | on Aug 01, 2018

Lebron James Makes a Huge Investment in Public Education

National Basketball Players Association First Vice President Lebron James opened a new school in Akron Ohio this week. Arguably the greatest basketball player ever, James joins a long list of...

by Press and Media | on Jul 12, 2018

NFLPA Files Grievance to Stop NFL Anthem Policy

The NFL Players Association is fighting back against the NFL's proposal to penalize players for kneeling during the National Anthem. Find out more from ESPN below.

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...