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Super Bowl LVI: Brought to You by America's Unions

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On Sunday night, millions of Americans and people around the world will be watching as NFLPA members compete on the gridiron at SoFi Stadium in Inglewood, California. And union members from across the labor movement will be working hard before, during and after the Super Bowl to make the event one to remember.

Here’s what many union members are doing to make the big game a success: 

  • AFSCME sanitation workers in Inglewood and throughout Los Angeles County will be on the job both before and after the Super Bowl to keep the city clean for all visitors to enjoy.
  • Members of the American Federation of Musicians (AFM) will accompany acts in both the pre-game show and the halftime show.
  • Air Line Pilots Association (ALPA) members will fly fans and the Cincinnati Bengals to and from the big game safely.
  • Members of Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU) Local 1277 maintain, repair and clean the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s buses and trains that will take people to and from the stadium.
  • Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA-CWA) members safely usher teams and fans to and from the game.
  • Members of the Bricklayers (BAC) helped build SoFi Stadium, where the game is taking place.
  • Hundreds of Electrical Workers (IBEW) members worked with other Los Angeles/Orange Counties Building and Construction Trades Council craftsmen and craftswomen to build and wire the state-of-the-art SoFi Stadium.
  • Members of the International Association of Sheet Metal, Air, Rail and Transportation Workers (SMART) union who work with sheet metal built and installed the building envelope at SoFi Stadium, installed kitchens and concession stands, and constructed the facility’s world-class HVAC system. SMART Transportation Division members helped get spectators to and from the game and brought raw materials to the stadium site during its construction.
  • The International Federation of Professional and Technical Engineers (IFPTE) represents NASA scientists and engineers who work with satellites to help the game be viewed around the world, and union engineers at Boeing design the planes that provide transportation to the Super Bowl.
  • Machinists (IAM) members who work for the airlines and railroads will get teams and fans to the big game.
  • Mine Workers (UMWA) members mine the coal that provides the heat and electricity for players on the field and the families watching at home.
  • Members of the National Air Traffic Controllers Association (NATCA) will safely handle the extra air traffic volume in Southern California on top of what is already a very busy part of the National Airspace System.
  • The NewsGuild-CWA (TNG-CWA) members will be covering the Super Bowl live for the Los Angeles Times, The Associated Press, The New York Times, The Washington Post and many other newsrooms.
  • Members of the Professional Aviation Safety Specialists (PASS) at Los Angeles International Airport and surrounding airports maintain radar, telecommunications, navigation and electronics systems to ensure safe arrivals and departures.
  • SAG-AFTRA members entertain and inform the world—from the broadcasters covering the big game to the amazing recording artists and dancers performing on stage for the Super Bowl halftime show.
  • Members of the Theatrical Stage Employees (IATSE) who work behind the scenes build the stage, install the lighting, and provide props, electricity and special effects for both the NFL Experience and Super Bowl halftime show.
  • Transport Workers Union (TWU) members are busy doing what they do best: moving America on trains, planes and buses.
  • UNITE HERE Local 11 members are working the concessions at SoFi Stadium.
  • Members of the United Association of Union Plumbers and Pipefitters (UA) helped build SoFi Stadium—and continue to help maintain its HVAC systems, keeping the stadium running for players and fans on game day.
  • Members of United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW) Local 1546 who work at the Horween Leather Co. in Chicago craft the leather that every single NFL football is made from, including those at the Super Bowl.