By Michael Messina

Franklin Delano Roosevelt served as the 32nd President of the United States and died as one of the most beloved and successful leaders of our country. He passed away shortly after starting an unprecedented fourth term in office, but not before he made a number of historic speeches, many of which included these great quotes on labor. His contribution to the advancement of organized labor and working women and men in general in the U.S. stands apart. Here are 10 great FDR quotes to live by:

1. “It is to the real advantage of every producer, every manufacturer and every merchant to cooperate in the improvement of working conditions, because the best customer of American industry is the well-paid worker.”

by Sahid Fawaz Out of control CEO compensation reached unprecedented levels this year. Executives are grabbing pieces of the economic pie so big that workers are destined to lose real earning power and growth if something is not done. The short, but effective, video below from the Economic Policy Insitute demonstrates this sharp rise of…

By Robert Fulton

Jobs To Move America helps create opportunities at home

Do you know where that city bus making stops in front of you or the train car you take to work every day was made?

The folks with Jobs to Move America would love that answer to be right here in the U.S.A., because they understand that creating good union jobs in the U.S. is critical to our economic recovery.

By Shelly Lurie

Nothing says summer like a bowl of ice cream. While you’re dishing out scoops to your kids, friends, and family this season, treat those who are over 21 to a boozy and fruity twist on a summer staple. As always, our recipes are designed to be prepared with union-made ingredients and support unionized grocery stores.

By Michael Messina

Yes, occasionally a well-known union-made product slips by us. We recently caught a couple that we thought you should know about.

Samuel Adams

It’s one of the few large breweries and mass producers in the United States that has no small amount of respect among beer enthusiasts. With dozens of varieties and seasonal beers to keep any palate satisfied, Sam Adams has become a household name of the industry.

Members of the International Union of Operating Engineers (IUOE) Local 20 work at the brewery in Ohio. Check out all the brews at SamAdams.com.