By Kelly Ross

With summer rapidly approaching, and the thermometer starting to rise, it’s going to be tempting to use more water as the heat takes its toll. But California, along with other southwestern states, is in the midst of one of the most severe droughts on record.

By Linda Dao

Looking for a quick and easy recipe for your next dinner or get together? Try our recipe for Sloppy Joe sliders! Some say the original Sloppy Joe was created in Sioux City, Iowa in the 1930’s by a cook named Joe when he added tomato sauce to his loose meat sandwich. It was so simple to make that the Sloppy Joe soon became an American favorite!

As always, our recipe is designed with union-made products to support good jobs right here in the U.S.!

by Sahid Fawaz

1. Its Chinese imports have cost America at least 200,000 good paying manufacturing jobs

According to an EPI report, Walmart’s low prices come at a high cost to American’s manufacturing sector. By using exploited and underpaid workers overseas, Walmart has moved money that would have otherwise gone to the American worker to its corporate pockets instead, with scraps going to workers overseas. 

We love Mom. She’s the best. She deserves the best and union-made is the way to go. Labor 411 has the gifts that will make her smile. Nothing is quite worthy of what she’s given you, but have a few ideas to get you started.

By Kelly Ross

May 6 is National Nurses Day and marks the beginning of National Nurses Week which ends on Florence Nightingale’s Birthday on May 12. Nightingale founded what is recognized as modern nursing in today’s world, and is a prominent figure in nursing still today. While nursing has evolved since Nightingale’s time in the 1800s nurses have continued to play an integral role in the healthcare industry.

Summer Kickoff Memorial Day is the unofficial start of summer, so we’ve got a few goods to get the party started. It’s a day to remember those we’ve lost and also a day to enjoy all that they fought to protect: family, friends and the freedom to have fun! Kick back and enjoy the warm…

Whether of Mexican heritage or not, Cinco de Mayo brings out the spirit of the vibrant culture in all of us. If you are celebrating the day and need some union-made supplies, Labor 411 has a great selection of goods for the festivities.