Tag: Labor 411

‘American Idle’ No More

UAW Launches BuildBuyUSA Song and Video Contest; $5.000 Prize to Update ‘Look for the Union Label’ Jingle Detroit, Mich. — The UAW wants Americans to buy American. And sing about it. The union, which represents automobile, aerospace and agricultural implement workers, launched a video contest to get Americans thinking about the value of buying goods manufactured in their communities. “By manufacturing goods in the United States and spending our consumer dollars on those goods, we strengthen our communities from the ground up,” said UAW International President Dennis Williams. “This contest is an innovative way to get Americans to think about how ... Read more

UAW Launches BuildBuyUSA Campaign

New website touts the ‘big picture’ of good, sustainable jobs; song contest to come The United Autoworkers announced today the launch of its new BuildBuyUSA campaign. BuildBuyUSA (www.buildbuyusa.org) promotes the value and importance of a strong manufacturing base to our economic future and the key role consumers can play. By spending our dollars on items made domestically, consumers can encourage a resurgence of well-paying manufacturing jobs in the United States. “Consumers have the power to make a difference,” said UAW International President Dennis Williams. “Our BuildBuyUSA campaign will give people the tools they need to make informed choices so that their spending ... Read more