News From: Sports/Pop

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...

by Kate Hogan | on Jun 12, 2017

Players Unions at Sports Gambling Table

With a few exceptions, betting on sports is illegal in the United States. In the near future, this may not be the case anymore. The tides of change may be headed in a new direction, one where your...

by Press and Media | on Jun 02, 2017

Black Athletes and American Racism

Just a day before NBPA Vice President LeBron James was set to take the floor for Game 1 of the NBA Finals, his house in Los Angeles was the subject of a racially charged hate crime.  Read more...

by Labor 411 | on Apr 19, 2017

MLB uniforms to stay in PA

As the World Baseball Classic demonstrated, Major League Baseball may continue to branch out internationally and reach markets all over the globe, but the jerseys are all-American.  Whether...

by Press and Media | on Apr 12, 2017

Internet TV Changes the Game

As technology changes, so too does the Television and Movie industry.  A decade ago, writers struck over residuals from on demand and internet streaming.  Now, writers say that while there...

by Press and Media | on Apr 07, 2017

Women's soccer made whole

For the last 5 years, the United State Women’s Soccer Team (USWNT) has been in a contract battle with U.S. Soccer over a new contract.  Last year, due to nearly four years of playing...

by Press and Media | on Apr 05, 2017

When the stars speak out

This is the week to come out against Trump.  In Saturday’s Guardian, novelist Stephen King lit into Trump and takes a look at which of his characters Trump most reminds him of.  You...