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by Guest Post | on Sep 25, 2017

NFLPA: We Support Our Players Rights

Statement from Executive Director DeMaurice Smith: The peaceful demonstrations by some of our players have generated a wide array of responses.  Those opinions are protected speech and a...

by Kate Hogan | on Aug 15, 2017

Nokona Gloves: Made in the USA

Nothing is more personal to a baseball or softball player than their equipment. Players spend a good amount of time deciding how heavy the bat should be, how tight cleats are, and what shin guards...

by Kate Hogan | on Aug 14, 2017

"Pack your Knives and Go" Bravo!

A trial that pits Bravo’s “Top Chef” against members of Teamsters Local 25 that began in the spring of 2014. continued Monday morning in Boston, Massachusetts. Four members of Local...

by Brian Young | on Aug 01, 2017

NFLPA: Save Now to Fight Later

Training camp is finally here and we are just a few short weeks away from another great football season. As the new season is heating up, the NFL Players Association (NFLPA) has released a new video...

by Press and Media | on Jul 17, 2017

"Grab 'em by the ..." Golf Balls

This weekend, Trump was met by protests outside of the Women's US Open Golf Tournament. Check out this cool picture...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jul 13, 2017

Union Laborer to box on HBO

Long Island Federation of Labor, AFL-CIO: On Saturday, July 15th Laborers Local 66's own Joe Smith Jr.  Joe has brought a lot of attention to our local labor movement by routinely talking...

by Brian Young | on Jul 05, 2017

Dignity for Extra's

SAG-AFTRA has reached an historic contract with the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers that will provide raises and benefits for actors, especially those who work as extras and stunt...

by Press and Media | on Jun 21, 2017

Crazy Trumpist Protest a Play

It's Shakespeare folks. Shakespeare. 

by Press and Media | on Jun 14, 2017

Viki's Dirty Little Secret

Across the retail industry, on call scheduling is often used.  While good for the employer, it is a pain for employees.  This isn't just a grocery store or department store issue, looks...