For the third consecutive Labor Day, American Rights at Work organized the #unionmember Tweet-a-Thon – connecting actors, athletes, writers, entertainers, rank-and-file union members, and workers’ rights supporters nationwide to share the value of unions and what it means to be a #unionmember through Twitter. We were proud to once again partner with Actors’ Equity, MLB Players Association, NFL Players Association, SAG-AFTRA, and the Writers Guild of America, East, to take over Labor Day on Twitter.
We wanted to show our appreciation to all of those who participated in last weekend’s Labor Day Tweet-a-Thon, including proud #unionmembers from Screen Actors Guild, Actors’ Equity, AFTRA, and the Major League Baseball Players Association. So here it is: our biggest #FollowFriday yet!
MAJOR LEAGUE BALL PLAYERS:
Over the Labor Day weekend, American Rights at Work teamed up with Actors’ Equity, AFTRA, the Screen Actors Guild, and the Major League Baseball Players Association in support of the Labor Day Tweet-a-thon. The goal of the Tweet-a-thon was to celebrate unions, their members, and the benefits of being in a union for workers in showbiz, and in every industry. People using the #unionmember hash-tag ranged from rank and file union members to celebrities—all proud to be tweeting their #unionmember pride on Labor Day. Read more »
They belong to unions.
This Labor Day, people who work in the sports, entertainment and news media industries—baseball players, actors, recording artists, Broadway performers, broadcasters and more—are coming together on Twitter to celebrate unions They all know that it’s a tough climb to make it to the top. Fortunately, they have unions to thank for the healthcare, fair wages, and other union advantages they received along the way.
So this weekend, union members from across the spectrum are uniting on Twitter with a common purpose: to talk about the advantages of being a #unionmember … in 140 characters or less. Read more »