Indulge your Presidents’ Day Weekend Buying Spree Presidents’ Day weekend is traditionally a time when retailers slash prices and run sales on big ticket items like mattresses, tires and cars. On Presidents’ Day and every day, Labor 411 urges you to make the smart choice and give your business to retailers who treat their workers…

Sweeten Your Day The Ethical Way All those hearts and pink decorations can only mean one thing: Valentine’s Day is drawing near. If you’re looking for flowers – and who isn’t? – we recommend a trip to the floral section of your favorite union grocery store. For all you sweet-seekers, the tastiest chocolates are always…

Winter Warmers Can you think of a more satisfying way to fight off the chill of a bitter winter night than a hot beverage? Neither can we. Whether it’s coffee, tea or something a little stronger, Labor 411 has everything you need to stay toasty by the fire. These winter warmers have the added bonus…

Brews and Bites for the Playoffs The NFL’s regular season is over, and the playoffs are here. No matter who you’re backing for Super Bowl LII, you’ll need the fridge to be stocked for all the games leading up to the big day. This list of brews and munchies will both satisfy your cravings and…

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What’s on Her Wish List? If there is a woman on your “Nice” list, you’ve got plenty of options. The choices on our handy “Gifts for Her” list are tried and true and guaranteed to put a holiday smile on that special lady’s face. This holiday season, when you shop carefully and choose ethical manufacturers…

Gift List: Holiday offerings for the men in your life Sure, it’s a stereotype, but we’re pretty sure there’s at least one guy on your holiday list whose eyes will light up when he unwraps a cool new tool, a special sports item, or – if you’re feeling especially generous – a rugged new ride.…

American Made Gifts for the Holidays What’s your favorite holiday color? At Labor 411, we are partial to red, white and blue. Whether the gift is something to eat, wear, play with or just plain enjoy, that special present will always be that much better if it’s American made. It’s not always so easy to…

Happy Thanksgiving! Thanksgiving is a time for gratitude, reflection and plenty of delicious food. As you gather for a feast with the family, friends and the special people in your life, Labor 411 reminds you to be grateful for the employers who provide their employees with living wages and favorable working conditions. Consult our Thanksgiving…

Retail Spotlight – Turkey Day Good Guys Where holiday shopping is concerned, you have plenty of choices. This Thanksgiving, Labor 411 asks our supporters who care about the plight of working men and women to honor Thanksgiving as a holiday.  Take a no shopping vow on Turkey Day and, once shopping season starts on Black…