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Buy Union as you celebrate St. Patrick’s Day

The following is from Labor 411, which is is committed to building a national Buy Union, Buy American movement as a means of improving the safety and economic well being of union workers and their families.

March 17 is the day we go green and grab a frosty brew, and Labor 411 has more than a few great options. Our beer list has topped 250 choices and if you’re putting a meal together, we’ve got some delicious savory accompaniments. Add a little green food coloring to your pint and you’re good to go. Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

st-patricks-labor411Corned Beef

  Winter’s Premium Deli

Potatoes and Cabbage

  Dole Fresh Potatoes
  Purchase cabbage at a union grocery store like Safeway, Fred Meyer, QFC, Albertsons, Haggen, Rosauers, and many smaller stores like PCC Natural Markets. (See or, or for more info.)

Green Food Coloring

  Betty Crocker


  Bass, Beck’s, Blue Moon, Budweiser, Busch, Butte Creek, Coors, Dundee, Duquesne, Genesee, Goose Island, Hamm’s, Henry Weinhard’s, Iron City, Jamaica Red Ale, Keystone, Killian’s, Land Shark Lager, Lionshead, Mad River, Mendocino Brewing, Michelob, Mickey’s, Miller Genuine Draft, Milwaukee’s Best, Natural Ice, O’Doul’s (non alcoholic), Pabst Blue Ribbon, Red Stripe, Red Tail Ale, Rolling Rock, Sam Adams, Schlitz, Shock Top, Steelhead, Third Shift

Download this flier listing all these options for your St. Patrick’s Day.

The Washington State Labor Council’s Union Goods and Services Committee has asked The Stand to regularly post lists of union products to help inform rank-and-file members and supporters what they can buy to support good family-wage jobs. The Entire Staff of The Stand has agreed to do so.




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