Service + Solidarity Spotlight: Pro Baseball Players Lock Arms with AFL-CIO

Working people across the United States have stepped up to help out our friends, neighbors and communities during these trying times. In our regular Service + Solidarity Spotlight series, we'll showcase one of these stories every day. Here’s today’s story.

On Wednesday, the Major League Baseball Players Association (MLBPA) officially announced that it is joining the wider labor movement as the 58th affiliate of the AFL-CIO. “We have an opportunity to advance player rights and worker rights in a way that we have not seen in generations,” said MLBPA Executive Director Tony Clark. “So, if not now—if not us—then when?”

Watch a short video of the announcement.