By Sandy Southivilay

The NFL Conference Championships are this weekend and the Super Bowl is soon to follow, so we’ve come up with an easy-to-make and savory appetizer for your parties! The Super Bowl Slider will quickly become a favorite among partygoers. It’s positively a touchdown-worthy bite you wouldn’t want to miss! Like all our recipes, we use union-made ingredients. Support good jobs and enjoy!

By Michael Messina

Eighty-seven years ago a man was born in Atlanta who would eventually become one of the greatest civil rights leaders this country has even seen. Martin Luther King Jr. is a cultural icon whose actions included championing the ambitions of the Labor Movement as well. In fact, at the time of his assassination he was in Memphis supporting AFSCME sanitation workers.

On this Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Labor 411 Founder and Publisher Cherri Senders talks about the continued troubling correlation between African Americans and income inequality in her piece for AlterNet.

By Cherri Senders

As the nation prepares to honor King this year, the confluence between race and inequality remains a defining factor of the American socio-economic landscape.

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By Kelly Ross

Poor oral health has been linked to serious health conditions including diabetes, heart disease, respiratory disease, and even certain types of cancer. And believe it or not, there is a positive correlation between supporting good jobs and dental hygiene.

By Ross Lenihan

This weekend’s inaugural union film recommendation is The Revenant, directed by Alejandro González Iñárritu of Birdman fame. The film, based on true events, follows a group of trappers and hunters in the unsettled wilderness of the Louisiana Purchase, and it was backed by an awesome union crew.