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Union-Made Super Bowl Party

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Show your solidarity Super Bowl Sunday by not only cheering on your favorite NFL Players Association ( NFLPA ) members on the San Francisco 49ers and Baltimore Ravens, but also buying union-made-in-America food and drinks for your party. Check out these union-made Super Bowl party products , compiled by our friends at  Labor 411 , the union business directory from the  Los Angeles County Federation of Labor . Food and drinks are brought to you by the Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers ( BCTGM ), the UAW , Machinists ( IAM ), Teamsters ( IBT ) and the United Food and Commercial Workers ( UFCW ).

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Drew Brees: Punished for Sticking by his Union?

The NFL Players Association logo.

NFL players are arguably the most high-profile union members in the United States.

When they go to work each Sunday (or Monday or Thursday night) millions of Americans watch from the comfort of their homes, a friend’s living room or the neighborhood sports bar.

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Super Solidarity over Super Bowl Weekend

Over the weekend, all eyes were on the Super Bowl in Indianapolis, where tens of thousands traveled to see the event and hundreds of thousands more watched it on television. But while the spotlight was on the game, workers across the city took to the streets to protest the outrages happening to working people.

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NFL Exec: We Are Committed to Collective Bargaining

This afternoon, the National Football League Players Association and managers extended the contract deadline  for another seven days while negotiations continue .

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