Unions also can offer protection for working people, especially young working people, as Natalie Portman pointed out. (Check out the video above at the 2:40 mark.) The winner of the Outstanding Performance by A Female Actor in a Leading Role for the ballet drama, “Black Swan,” said in her acceptance speech:
I’ve been working since I was 11 years old and [SAG] has taken care of me. They made sure that I wasn’t working too long and made sure that I got my education while I was working and I am so grateful to have this union protecting me every day. continue reading

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