By Michael Messina

This is a special time of year for those who love professional sports. Major League Baseball is just getting started and the NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs and NBA Playoffs are kicking off. The players and officials are members of the union family, and while you’re with your family and friends enjoying the games, you can enjoy some union-made snacks as well!

By Kelly Ross

It’s that time again. Tax Day! It’s the day that many Americans dread. On April 15 every year millions of Americans scramble to get their taxes in the mail and off to the Internal Revenue Service.

By Linda Dao

Looking for another drink recipe to cool off with? Try out this classic cocktail recipe and mix yourself a union-made AMF (we’ll let you figure out what it stands for). You may now recreate the bar experience in your own kitchen!

By Kelly Ross

In 1912 industrial workers of the American Woolen Company in Lawrence, Massachusetts took to the streets in an outrage. Workers had received a two hour pay cut corresponding to a new law that shortened the work week from 56 hours to 54.

By Linda Dao

Did you know that April 2 is National Peanut Butter and Jelly Day? “PB & J” is a lunchtime favorite for many American kids and adults. The average American child consumes about 1,500 PB & J sandwiches before graduating high school! Another fun fact: Americans consume enough peanut butter in a year to make more than 10 billion PB & J sandwiches!

To celebrate National Peanut Butter and Jelly Day we are giving you a recipe with a little twist on the classic PB & J sandwich – PB & J French Toast!

By Kelly Ross

Unions, the folks that brought us the 40 hour work week, weekends, child labor laws, safety regulations, sick pay and health benefits. Who needs them right? Definitely not Americans, we love living in poverty!