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Support good jobs while you celebrate St. Patrick’s Day

The following is from Labor 411 and the AFL-CIO: St. Patrick’s Day falls on a Saturday this year which means a full weekend day of pre-spring reveling. Whether you’ll be celebrating at home or perhaps hitting a pub with friends, consult Labor 411’s beer list before your revels begin. In the spirit of the occasion, we’ve […]

Those Girl Scouts cookies support good Teamster jobs

The following is from the Teamsters: (March 9, 2018) — The Girl Scouts of America only trust two bakery factories in the U.S. to make and bake their famous cookies—the Interbake Foods bakery in North Sioux City, S.D. and the Little Brownie Bakers bakery in Louisville, Ky.—and Teamster members work at both. “We’ve represented the […]

Holiday gift ideas that support good jobs

The following is from the AFL-CIO: (Dec. 14, 2017) — It’s not too late yet to find that perfect holiday gift that carries a union label. Below is a wide range of gift possibilities, from clothes to games to sports equipment and more, made by union-members across the country. This list is compiled from Union Plus, […]

Buy Union to have a happy Thanksgiving

(Nov. 20, 2017) — As you put together your Thanksgiving dinner shopping list, check this list of union-made in America food items that are essential to a traditional family feast, courtesy of the Los Angeles County Federation of Labor’s resource site, Labor 411, for compiling their extensive catalogs of union-made products. Appetizers Keebler (Kellogg) crackers Kraft/Nabisco crackers Nabisco […]

Buy union: Support good jobs as you celebrate Labor Day

The following is from Labor 411: Labor Day is the unofficial end of Summer, and it shouldn’t take a lot of… er… labor to make it one to remember. There are plenty of ways to commemorate the holiday, from enjoying a parade and chilling at the beach to hanging around the campfire and grilling at […]

Buy union-made back-to-school supplies

(July 28, 2017) — We know, it’s still July. But stores are already setting up their back-to-school sales for parents to purchase supplies that their students will need for the academic year that begins in the fall. When you do your shopping, make sure you buy school supplies that are union-made in America! Here is […]

Celebrate Mom, support good union jobs while you’re at it

The following is from the AFL-CIO: You have no excuse for waiting until the last minute to find a nice gift for Mother’s Day (Sunday, May 14) that also carries the union label. Our friends at Labor 411, the union business directory from the Los Angeles County Federation of Labor, can help you out. If you want to […]

Buy Union: Shamrock your way to a stronger America

The following is from Labor 411: We love the luck of the Irish, but on St. Patrick’s Day, Labor 411’s selection of more than 250 beers produced by union companies is more valuable than a truckload of four leaf clovers. Check out our list of brews and accompanying St. Pat’s Day meal choices below. Flaunt […]

Romance your way to a stronger America

(Feb. 13, 2017) — Why not give your valentine some union-made sweets this Feb. 14, toast your love with champagne that carries a union label, or touch up your pheromones a bit with some smell-good union-made scents? It turns out there are many union-made treats you can give out on Valentine’s Day. The iconic Necco […]

Buy Union for your Super Bowl gatherings

(Feb. 1, 2017) — Our beloved Seattle Seahawks didn’t make it to the Super Bowl this year, but many of us will still be among the millions of who will tune in to watch Super Bowl LI between the Atlanta Falcons and the New England Patriots this Sunday. In fact, many of will be hosting […]



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