NFL Takes Issue With Right to Work Laws = Occupy the Superbowl

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    Indiana workers have received the backing of the National Football League Players Association, which has called "right to work" "a political ploy designed to destroy basic workers’ rights.

    " We’re joined from Indiana by Tithi Bhattacharya, an associate professor of South Asian History at Purdue University and a protester who is taking part in Occupy the Super Bowl. "It is absolutely shameful that the legislature passed a law that condemns unions and is now using the city to showcase Indianapolis while ordinary people in Indiana are completely opposed to this law," Bhattacharya says

    Occupy protesters in Indianapolis are gearing up to use the media spotlight on Sunday’s Super Bowl XLVI to rally for union rights outside the statehouse. Earlier this week, Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels signed a so-called "right to work" measure into law that critics say will result in lower wages and diminished collective bargaining rights.

    Occupy the Super Bowl: Indiana
     
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    occupy deez nutz .......
     
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    Face it without workers the economy,the governments and business are nothing absolutely nothing.
     
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    It would be nice if the players make a statement on Sunday.
     
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    Since this issue has surfaced I will be checking in with the Super Bowl.
     

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