News From: Sports/Pop

by Press and Media | on Nov 19, 2018

Union Athletes: Stop Crossing Picket Lines

With the hotel strike in Boston coming to a close, it is a good time to reflect on what union athletes can do to support striking workers. Read more from SB Nation below.

by Brian Young | on Oct 29, 2018

Soccer Union Wants Equal Pay at the World Cup

Even in 2018, men still make more money than women for the same work. For decades unions have been fighting to lower this gap by negotiating contracts that provide equal pay for equal work. One...

by Press and Media | on Oct 24, 2018

LA Dodgers Cross Picket Line in Boston

The Dodgers may have moved from New York to LA, but they seem to be following in the Yankees footsteps by crossing a picket line in Boston. Read more about it from SB Nation.

by Brian Young | on Oct 22, 2018

Schumer to Host Comedy Fundraiser for Labor Candidate

There are just 2 weeks until Election Day and candidates across the country are holding their final canvasses, phone banks, and fundraisers. While much of the media’s focus has been on the most...

by Kris LaGrange | on Oct 05, 2018

Yankees Cross the Picket Line

Hey Yankee fans, in a way I’m just kidding. Many trade unionists in the tri-state region are proud to call themselves pinstripe fans. Remember, UCOMM is a company that is loyal to the orange...

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...