Union Chef: Sloppy Joe Sliders

By Linda Dao

Looking for a quick and easy recipe for your next dinner or get together? Try our recipe for Sloppy Joe sliders! Some say the original Sloppy Joe was created in Sioux City, Iowa in the 1930’s by a cook named Joe when he added tomato sauce to his loose meat sandwich. It was so simple to make that the Sloppy Joe soon became an American favorite!

As always, our recipe is designed with union-made products to support good jobs right here in the U.S.!

Five Reasons Walmart is the Enemy of the American Worker

by Sahid Fawaz

1. Its Chinese imports have cost America at least 200,000 good paying manufacturing jobs

According to an EPI report, Walmart’s low prices come at a high cost to American’s manufacturing sector. By using exploited and underpaid workers overseas, Walmart has moved money that would have otherwise gone to the American worker to its corporate pockets instead, with scraps going to workers overseas. 

Gifts for Mom

We love Mom. She’s the best. She deserves the best and union-made is the way to go. Labor 411 has the gifts that will make her smile. Nothing is quite worthy of what she’s given you, but have a few ideas to get you started.

Thank a Nurse on National Nurses Day

By Kelly Ross

May 6 is National Nurses Day and marks the beginning of National Nurses Week which ends on Florence Nightingale’s Birthday on May 12. Nightingale founded what is recognized as modern nursing in today’s world, and is a prominent figure in nursing still today. While nursing has evolved since Nightingale’s time in the 1800s nurses have continued to play an integral role in the healthcare industry.

Cinco de Mayo Fiesta

Whether of Mexican heritage or not, Cinco de Mayo brings out the spirit of the vibrant culture in all of us. If you are celebrating the day and need some union-made supplies, Labor 411 has a great selection of goods for the festivities.

Remembering the Struggle and Continuing the Fight on International Workers’ Day

By Kelly Ross

For most in the United States May 1 holds little historical significance. So why are millions of people of different cultures and ethnicities across the globe celebrating this day every year? While the United States celebrates Labor Day the first Monday of September, the greater majority of the world’s population celebrates its equivalent, International Workers’ Day on May 1.

The Classic Margarita

By Michael Messina

Cinco de Mayo is next week and it wouldn’t be complete without a classic, refreshing margarita. This salty, tangy tequila cocktail pleases any and every crowd. Ours is made with union ingredients, which means it will go down that much smoother.

Keep this recipe in your back pocket all through summer.

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