By Kelly Ross

Well into October it is not uncommon to see black and orange everywhere. The festive Halloween colors scheme can be seen on anything from hand towels to cupcakes this month. However, there is another color that this month has become known for, pink. Every October women and men a like don pink shirts, pink ribbons and even pink hair in support of breast cancer awareness.

Union-Made Candy 2015 Spooky fun and mounds of sweet treats are lurking just around the corner. Halloween will be here faster than you know it and Labor 411 has a great list of union-made candy for all those trick-or-treaters. We have some great new additions this year, including Dum Dums and Sour Patch Kids. See…

By Kelly Ross

This recipe comes straight from the former First Lady and Secretary of State, Hillary Rodham Clinton. The presidential candidate baked up this recipe years ago for a cookie contest to poke fun at a previous controversial statement she had made while her husband Bill Clinton was running for office.

If you’re looking for a healthy, union-backed snack, our directory includes over 200 fruits and veggies that will do the trick. These naturally tasty treats can be blended, juiced, steamed or just plain munched on for a quick, nutritious snack. These are your #FruitsOfLabor, so be creative and feel good knowing you are supporting good jobs, hard work and healthy eating.

By Kelly Ross

National Vodka Day (October 4) calls for an easy, classy cocktail, so we’re going with the Salty Dog. This simple cocktail mixes vodka with a splash of grapefruit juice (also known as a Greyhound) for a tart and refreshing beverage, then adds a little personality by putting salt on the rim.

#FruitsOfLabor If you’re looking for a healthy, union-backed snack, our directory includes over 200 fruits and veggies that will do the trick. These naturally tasty treats can be blended, juiced, steamed or just plain munched on for a quick, nutritious snack. These are your #FruitsOfLabor, so be creative and feel good knowing you are supporting…

By Kelly Ross

2015 marks the 150th anniversary of The International Union of Bricklayers and Allied Craftworkers (BAC), one of the oldest labor unions in North America still operating today. The labor union was founded in 1865 under the name of the Bricklayers, Masons, and Plasterers International Union of America and later changed its name to reflect its evolving membership.