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Minor League Baseball Union a Historic Victory That Strengthens the Sport and Our Movement
Today’s overwhelmingly victorious card-check from minor leaguers to be represented by the Major League Baseball Players Association (MLBPA) is a historic win that will benefit the players both on and off the field for generations to come.
AFL-CIO Sports Council Celebrates MLBPA’s Minor League Players Union Campaign Launch
The AFL-CIO Sports Council is excited to celebrate the launch of the Major League Baseball Players Association’s (MLBPA’s) historic campaign that will change the lives of Minor League Baseball players forever. Minor League players represent the future of the sport, and for far too long, their labor has been underpaid and undervalued.
Service + Solidarity Spotlight: AFL-CIO Sports Council to Be the Voice of Union Athletes
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.
Landmark U.S. Soccer Collective Bargaining Agreement Makes International History for Equal Pay in Professional Sports
Statement from AFL-CIO President Liz Shuler on the new collective bargaining agreement between U.S. Soccer and the U.S. National Soccer Team Players Association (USNSTPA) and the U.S. Women’s National Team (USWNT) Players Association: