By Sahid Fawaz Are you ready for some football! Super Bowl Sunday is almost here. It’s one big union event that you can participate in too by shopping union-made for your party snacks and beverages. Show your support for union NFL players, union refs, and millions of union members across America by shopping union-made using…
Labor 411 Founder and Publisher Cherri Senders tackles the Super Bowl and all of its union ties (which are numerous). Read her commentary below via Capital & Main.
The Super Bowl reflects the best of America. Not just because we get to watch some of America’s greatest athletes participating at the highest level in their sport. Nor is it the glitzy, over-the-top halftime shows. It’s not even because the Super Bowl is one of this country’s last communal viewings, with more than 110 million Americans expected to tune in to witness the action in Glendale, Arizona.
By Michael Messina
Many aspects of the game this Feb. 1 will be brought to you by unions. From the players on the field (NFLPA) to the concession workers (Workers United) to the football that is flying through the air. Yep, the Wilson football cut and sewn specifically for the Super Bowl is also made by employees represented by Workers United.
By Sahid Fawaz On January 19th Oxfam released a study warning that the top 1% are on the verge of owning as much as half the wealth of the entire planet. Winnie Byanyima, Executive Director of Oxfam International, said: “In the past 12 months we have seen world leaders from President Obama to Christine Lagarde…
By Sahid Fawaz Few things are as cringeworthy as corporate anti-union videos. The distortions and lies are on another level completely. Below is a video by Target that tries to convince its employees that unionization would hurt the workers’ interests. It’s some bizarre stuff indeed. [Amazon Employees Protest Company’s Firing Of Worker For Spending Extra Hour…
By Sahid Fawaz
CEOs nowadays have it rough. When they’re not busy getting paid almost 400 times as much employees, they are occupied with grabbing obscene golden parachute packages.
By Sahid Fawaz
If you like your cars fast and powerful, you’ll love the 2015 Dodge Challenger Hellcat. Living up to its name, the Hellcat is Dodge’s uncompromising take at producing the most fearsome muscle car on the market.
By Linda Dao
Looking for something to spice up your next football party? We have exactly what you’re looking for with our delicious and easy bacon-wrapped jalapeño poppers recipe!
Labor 411 Product Spotlight: Beer, Food and the Super Bowl We never need much of a reason here at Labor 411 to tout the latest and greatest from our expanding beer list, but the big game is just about here and the time is right. Below is an abbreviated list of our full collection (which…
By Sahid Fawaz
Labor history is one of struggle, violence, and determination. Workers took it upon themselves to right the wrongs imposed on them by their employers. Below are nine pictures that capture that struggle, during both the high points and the low points.