Over the years a few diets, or lifestyle changes, have become wildly popular in the US. Many are in essence are a variation of a low-carb diet. A particularly noteworthy one is the Paleo diet, which seeks to emulate the diet during the Paleolithic Era, or Stone Age. The diet is centered on meats and…

In honor of July being National Hot Dog Month (Yes, it’s a thing), we are celebrating the union-made hot dog (or wiener or frank or whatever you choose to call it). Hot dogs are a summer favorite particularly at barbeques and ballparks. According to the National Hot Dog and Sausage Council (yes, that’s also a…

It’s almost that time of the year again when families get together for backyard grilling, warm weather, and fireworks. Unions and the idea of independence go hand-in-hand as workers gain more freedom and a voice by organizing their workplaces. With that in mind, we’ve put together a list of union-made July 4th drinks, snacks, and…

Warm weather is here! For many, it’s a time to pack up the car and head for the great outdoors. With so many amazing national and state parks, great union-made camping is often just a few hours’ drive away. So, if you’re one of those people who can’t wait to get out there and enjoy…

With warm weather here, many of us, including dads, will be outside repairing, and improving our homes, cars, boats, you name it. So why not buy the dad in your life some brand new union-made tools from companies that treat their workers fairly and give them a voice on the job? It’s a great way…

Memorial Day, AKA the unofficial start to summer, is part of a three-day weekend filled with warm days, gathering with friends, beaches (if you have them) and plenty of food. On this day, we remember the servicemen and women who made the ultimate sacrifice in defense of our great nation. As you fire up the…

Mother’s Day is a day to celebrate all of the things that are great about the mother (or moms) in your life. A list of “wonderful mom qualities” could probably fill up volumes. So for Mother’s Day, check out this list of gift ideas to help make Mother’s Day 2022 extra special. The items listed…

The Oscars are right around the corner. And this Sunday’s show will choose among some terrific films like The Power of the Dog, Don’t Look Up, Licorice Pizza, CODA, Dune, King Richard, and more. The entire list of nominees is available here. Most people watching the show will know about the big names: Javier Bardem,…

St. Patrick’s Day is a holiday about togetherness, a time to celebrate Irish pride and all things green, often with plenty of libations flowing. As we emerge from the pandemic, many of us will be heading out to the bars on St. Pat’s. Whether you’re celebrating out or at home, Labor 411 reminds you to…

Snacks, those things we eat when it’s not quite mealtime. We all love them. We all crave them. Sugary, salty, light or filling, they are a part of our life. The calendar tells us that February is Natural Snack Food month, but let’s face it…is there ever a time when a little pre-meal pick-me-up isn’t…

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