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  • Four Seasonal Union-Made Beers That Are Perfect for the Holidays

    By Sahid Fawaz

    We at Labor 411 love a good beer, especially if it's union-made.

  • Bah Humbug: California’s Poor Have Even Less

    By Michael Messina

    The holidays are meant to be a time of good cheer. And while those with few possessions often seem to find happiness during the winter months, they are going to have to do it with even less this year according to a recent article in the Los Angeles Daily News.

  • Stocking Stuffers and More Union-Made Gifts

    Stocking Stuffers and More Union-Made Gifts

    Tis the season for gift giving! Hanukkah starts next week, then it’s Christmas, Kwanzaa and so much more in between. Whatever the celebration, wrap up something awesome from the Labor 411 Gift Guide. Union Made guarantees a quality gift that will put a smile on anyone’s face. See the first part of our list here.


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    Stocking Stuffers
    Dove beauty products
    Dr. Scholl's foot support products
    L'Oreal Paris beauty products
    Puffs facial tissue
    Rayovac batteries
    Revlon beauty products
    Timex watches
    Eight O’Clock Coffee
    Millstone Coffee Company
    Tender Leaf Tea
    USA Coffee Company

    Classic Games
    Barrel of Monkeys
    Candyland
    Chutes and Ladders
    Clue
    Connect 4
    Game of Life
    Memory
    Operation
    Ouija
    Pictionary
    Risk
    Sorry
    Twister
    Yahtzee

    Sporting Goods
    Colt Firearms
    Ebonite Bowling Balls
    Louisville Slugger
    MacGregor golf equipment
    Remington Arms
    Standard Golf Company
    Top Flite Golf Balls
    Wilson “The Duke” Footballs

    Boots
    Carolina
    Double-H
    Justin Boots
    Thorogood
    Wolverine

    Wine
    C.K. Mondavi
    Chateau Ste. Michelle
    Corbett Canyon
    Dubonnet
    Livingston Cellars
    St. Supery
    Turning Leaf
    Weibel

  • Union-Made Gifts for the Holidays

    Kicking off your holiday spending with super-deals on Black Friday? While a good deal might save you buck, Labor 411 believes your money should go toward a quality, union-made gift that has the backing of strong American labor. We’ve got a few things to get you started.

    Sweets
    Hershey’s
    Jelly Belly
    See’s Candies
    Thin Mints
    Toblerone

  • Union Chef: Baked Cranberry Brie

    By Kelly Ross

    Switch it up this Thanksgiving and try a Baked Cranberry Brie. This sweet and savory appetizer is a fresh take on a traditional Thanksgiving staple that is sure to wow your guests. With pops of brilliant colors it is almost too pretty to eat. But rest assured it tastes as good as it looks! Like always, all of our recipes are designed to be prepared with union-made ingredients and support good jobs!

  • Union-Made Gifts for the Holidays

    Union-Made Gifts for the Holidays

    Kicking off your holiday spending with super-deals on Black Friday? While a good deal might save you buck, Labor 411 believes your money should go toward a quality, union-made gift that has the backing of strong American labor. We’ve got a few things to get you started.


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    Sweets
    Hershey’s
    Jelly Belly
    See’s Candies
    Thin Mints
    Toblerone

    Games
    Angry Birds Star Wars Jenga Death Star
    Battleship
    Monopoly
    Scrabble
    Trivial Pursuit

    Tools
    Black & Decker
    Channellock
    SnapOn
    Stanley
    Union Tools

    Clothes and Footwear
    All USA Clothing
    All-American Clothing
    Hampton Shoe Company
    Joseph Abboud menswear
    Union Line
    Wigwam socks

    Holiday Night Cap (Whiskey Edition)
    Jack Daniels
    Jim Beam
    Knob Creek
    Seagram’s
    Wild Turkey

    Holiday Seasonal Beer
    Blue Moon
    Mendocino Brewing Company
    Sam Adams
    Shock Top

    Smart Phone Service
    AT&T
    Verizon

  • The Number of Retail Chains Refusing to Open on Thanksgiving Has Grown to 30

    By Sahid Fawaz

    The public has spoken and said no to stores opening on Thanksgiving Day. As a result, more and more chains are refusing to open that day. As of today the number of stores staying closed on Thanksgiving has increased to at least 30!

    Here they are below. Help us support responsible employers by patronizing those stores that support a day off for employees on one of America's major holidays.

  • H2H: Veterans and a Transition to the Trades

    By Michael Messina

    Veterans Day is probably one of the most revered holidays in our country, and for good reason. Those who have served in the military in order to protect the lives of others are our real-life heroes (If you get a chance, shake the hand of a veteran). But the transition from military life to civilian life isn’t always easy, which is why the Helmets to Hardhats program was created.

  • FedEx Faces Strike for Union-Busting Activities

    By Ross Lenihan

    As the holiday shopping season approaches, the importance of good, reliable shipping services becomes all the more apparent. However, not all shipping companies have been playing nice this year, and one of those is FedEx. As a result, the Teamsters recently announced the first-ever strike against FedEx in Southern California, bringing operations at FedEx’s Gardena terminal to a halt.

  • Turkey Day Spread 2015

    It’s a day of family, friends and anyone who is special to you. Thanksgiving is the ultimate comfort day and if you’re helping with the meal this year, we’ve got the union-made goods that will comfort you at the checkout, too. Put on a great feast all while supporting good jobs.