This year, millions of Americans will travel by car, airplane, bus, and train to spend the holiday season with their loved ones. We all know the role union workers play in auto manufacturing, but union workers also help build and power other modes of transportation as well. If you’re flying, you can thank a union member for getting you to your destination safely, including air traffic workers who have faced notable anti-union attacks since the early 1980s. Tens of thousands of union workers do the work to make sure your flight goes smoothly – union workers from airport concessions and ... Read more
It’s that time of the year to celebrate the holidays. As you shop for gifts, consider buying union-made or Made in USA presents. These products represent quality, jobs and support of our communities. Here are some resources for you to check out as you shop: UAW Shopping Guide Alliance for American Manufacturing Gift Guide Labor 411 Gift Guide Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers International Union Union Label of AFL-CIO Workers United/SEIU And then don’t forget to add a gift tag to let your loved one know that your present is doubly thoughtful. Click here to download the gift ... Read more
Finding products made by union workers in the U.S. can be tough, especially when it comes to buying a vehicle. If you’re getting a new vehicle for someone on your holiday gift list it’s easy to figure out if that car was made in the U.S. by union workers but you need to know where to look and how to decipher the info. Start by picking a vehicle from the UAW’s 2018 Union-Built Buying Guide. Then, check the vehicle’s VIN – Vehicle Identification Number using the guide below. How To Read Your VIN If you look at the Vehicle Identification ... Read more
Tailgating season is underway as football fans gather for good food and fun before the big game. It’s easy to support union workers when you load up on food for that tailgate grill and on ice cold drinks. Make sure your grocery list includes union-made Ballpark and Hebrew National Hot Dogs, Gianelli sausage, Sara Lee Buns and Heinz ketchup, cold Bud Light and Michelob beer produced by union workers at Budweiser, Gallo wine and so much more for a tailgating feast. Text MADE to 235246 for a complete list of union-made food that’s perfect for a winning tailgate.
Here’s How to Tell Where Your Vehicle Was Assembled It’s often hard for the average consumer to know where the products he or she buys are made. That’s because many manufacturers go to great lengths to hide the fact that their products are not made in the USA by workers making a decent wage. In the automobile industry, many vehicles are sourced from multiple countries. So that nice new car you buy that you thought was made in the United States may have been made in Mexico or elsewhere. Using the 2018 UAW Union-Built Buying Guide is one way to ... Read more
This year shop for these products made by members of the Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers International Union (BCTGM), United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW), and the International Longshore and Warehouse Workers Union (ILWU). Get the full list from Union Plus