Posts Tagged ‘NFLPA’

The #Unionmember Advantage in 140 Characters

#unionmember logoWe’re changing the conversation on workers’ rights this Labor Day weekend, and we want you to be a part of it. At American Rights at Work we know about the great work done by union members every day and the tremendous advantages – for members and non-members alike – that unions have brought to our workplaces and economy.

This Labor Day weekend we’re honoring America’s workers with our second annual Tweetathon. Working with our partners in the world of entertainment, America’s athletes, actors, recording artists, Broadway performers, and broadcasters are using Twitter to come together with other union members and workers’ rights supporters from across the country and celebrate the role unions play in creating fair workplaces – and a fair economy. Read more »

 

Lockout’s End is a Victory for Workers

The long-awaited end of the NFL lockout wasn’t just good news for sports fans or fantasy football fanatics. The resolution of the owners’ lockout was welcome news for thousands of stadium employees and a powerful reminder of the benefits of workers standing together for respect and a voice on the job. Read more »

 

Entertainment and sports stars rally for public employees

As workers, small business owners, religious leaders, and everyday community members continue fighting to protect workers’ rights, some of the country’s most renowned actors, musicians, and athletes have lent their voices to the cause. These stars and their unions, including Actors Equity, AFTRA, Screen Actors Guild, Writers Guild of America, East , the Major League Baseball Players Association, and the National Football League Players Association, are amplifying the message that workers of all stripes have to stand together for a voice on the job and a fair chance at the American dream.

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