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Union-Made Super Bowl Party Shopping List

Union-Made Super Bowl Party Shopping List

On Super Bowl Sunday next week, some of our larger and faster union brothers—members of the NFL Players Association (NFLPA)—will be battling it out in Houston at Super Bowl 51. While the Super Bowl carries a union label, from players to broadcast crews to stadium workers—your Super Bowl party spread can, too, with union-made in America food and drinks.

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Download Your ‘Safe Workplace’ Poster Here (in English and Spanish!)

Download Your ‘Safe Workplace’ Poster Here (in English and Spanish!)

If you work in a safe workplace and want everyone to know, we have the sign(s) for you! Anxiety and fear are on the rise, and one way to combat them is to let people know that the workplace they are in is a place that doesn't tolerate hate and harassment. The sign makes it clear that your workplace will not tolerate racism, sexism, xenophobia, Islamophobia or transphobia.  

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Young Women Leading the Fight for Social Justice Recognized by Berger-Marks Foundation

Allysha Shin

The Berger-Marks Foundation has announced the winners of its 2017 awards, recognizing the leadership of young women in the fight for labor organizing, immigration, racial justice, prison reform, and the right for decent health care and working conditions. Of the winners, the Berger-Marks Foundation said: "The winners of the Edna Award for Social Justice and the Kate Mullany Courageous Young Worker Award have each stood up for justice and workers’ rights in the face of enormous odds." The recipients will be given their awards at a reception on Feb. 9 in Washington, D.C.

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Working Families Celebrate the Legacy of Martin Luther King Jr.

This weekend, the AFL-CIO hosted the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Civil and Human Rights Awards Luncheon and Community Service Weekend. This year’s theme, “The Struggle Is Free, but the Dream Must Be Televised,” represents the constant battle for civil rights and justice that continues to plague our country. While the results of the election unveiled the sobering similarities with the civil rights movement, we still dream of the world Dr. King so eloquently described in his famous “I Have a Dream” speech. The labor movement will remain steadfast in our fight for civil, human and women’s rights, and to make justice a reality for everyone. We are the drum majors for justice, and together we will honor the everyday heroes who are working tirelessly to improve jobs and achieve justice.

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