By Sahid Fawaz Members of the United Steelworkers of America (“USW”) have walked off the job at 11 plants throughout the country after their employers refused to engage in good faith bargaining. The USW states: “The oil industry is the richest in the world, but their greed and their bad faith bargaining has stalled efforts…
By Sahid Fawaz As the story of James Robertson, who has walked 21 miles a day for 10 years to get to work, went viral over the past week, support poured from people from all over who were blown away by his resilience. But one gesture stood above all the rest when James received a brand…
Ok, guys, it’s time to start thinking about the big date for this Feb. 14. This year we suggest making a day of it and heading to your favorite romantic outdoor spot. Lay out the checkered blanket and share some (union-made) sandwiches, a box of chocolate and a bottle of wine. Tell her how glad you are you found her and you should have this one in the bag. Happy Valentine’s Day!
By Sahid Fawaz
While watching one of the most exciting Super Bowls ever, we got a real treat when we saw a WeatherTech ad proudly trumpeting the message of buying American-made. It’s great to see the resurgence of companies valuing making products here at home, which benefits American workers AND strengthens the economy.
From crisp, golden ales to dark, frothy stouts the Labor 411 beer list has grown into a selection worthy of any connoisseur. Now with more than 200 selections, our updated directory features union-made brews for the host who’s throwing a party or for the worker who just wants to pop the top on a cold one after a long day. For our complete list, click here.
By Linda Dao
Looking for a new recipe that is sugar, spice, and everything nice? Look no further because we have a delicious sweet and spicy chicken wings recipe to satisfy your every desire!
As always, our recipes are designed to use union-made ingredients – so you’re not only satisfying your taste buds, but also supporting good jobs here in the US!
By Sahid Fawaz Are you ready for some football! Super Bowl Sunday is almost here. It’s one big union event that you can participate in too by shopping union-made for your party snacks and beverages. Show your support for union NFL players, union refs, and millions of union members across America by shopping union-made using…
Labor 411 Founder and Publisher Cherri Senders tackles the Super Bowl and all of its union ties (which are numerous). Read her commentary below via Capital & Main.
The Super Bowl reflects the best of America. Not just because we get to watch some of America’s greatest athletes participating at the highest level in their sport. Nor is it the glitzy, over-the-top halftime shows. It’s not even because the Super Bowl is one of this country’s last communal viewings, with more than 110 million Americans expected to tune in to witness the action in Glendale, Arizona.
By Michael Messina
Many aspects of the game this Feb. 1 will be brought to you by unions. From the players on the field (NFLPA) to the concession workers (Workers United) to the football that is flying through the air. Yep, the Wilson football cut and sewn specifically for the Super Bowl is also made by employees represented by Workers United.
By Sahid Fawaz On January 19th Oxfam released a study warning that the top 1% are on the verge of owning as much as half the wealth of the entire planet. Winnie Byanyima, Executive Director of Oxfam International, said: “In the past 12 months we have seen world leaders from President Obama to Christine Lagarde…