Photo Credit: Anthony Quintano Make It a Union-Made Fourth of July The Fourth of July is here and it’s time to celebrate America’s birthday. Our flag has been waving high since 1776, but do you know what the colors mean? The red represents the blood shed by those who fought for our nation’s independence. The…

Baseball Food That’s Always a Hit A ball game just isn’t a ball game without the hot dogs, the salty snacks, the sodas and the beer. To best enjoy these goodies, we recommend ethical brands made by companies who treat their employees fairly. If you’re headed to the stadium, you can bring your own snacks…

Fun Ethical Essentials for Father’s Day There is no instruction manual for actually becoming a parent, but we know a thing or two about the kinds of things that dads are into. With Father’s Day coming up fast, Labor 411 has a few suggestions for your Dad Essentials Kit. These items work equally well for…

Arrive in Style and Make Her an Ethical Meal On Mother’s Day, every mom deserves chocolates, flowers, champagne or some combination of the three. To make the day even more special, why not cook a meal? You can either assemble a homemade Mother’s Day brunch and skip the restaurant crowds. Or wait until the evening…

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Ethical Memorial Day! Memorial Day is here and that means summer is coming up fast! Are you ready to wring every last drop out of a warm three-day holiday weekend? In the spirit of summer, we’ve got some seasonal favorites to keep you happy, fed, un-burned and generally loving the season. The foods and goods…

Marvelous Margaritas and Much More for Cinco de Mayo The springtime fiesta of Cinco de Mayo falls on a Saturday this year which provides extra incentive to hold a cookout. Here at Labor 411, we have all the highest quality goods to celebrate the riches of Mexican culture. While seeking out tequila for the margaritas…

Tax Day Decadence The days leading up to Tax Day can be stressful, to put it mildly. Numbers are painstakingly crunched. Papers pile up. People perspire and pound fists. But there’s light at the end of the tunnel. Below is a list of soothing – some might say decadent – products Labor 411 has put…

For the Feast and the Fun! Easter Sunday is fast approaching, and while you may soon be hunting for eggs, you won’t have to search far for tasty (and ethical) holiday products. Whether you’re filling baskets with colorful goodies or setting the table with decadent dishes, make the smart and ethical choice. Our list of…

Enjoy an Ethical Pint on St. Pat’s! 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 added…

Hooray for Hollywood and for Ethical Movie Grub! The Oscars are here and no self-respecting movie-lover can take in a flick (or an awards show) without movie snacks. The selection below will carry you through the Oscar telecast no matter how long it runs. You can consult this list throughout the year whenever you’re in…