Tag: Union Made

Deciphering the VIN

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

The 2018 UAW Union-Built Vehicle Guide: Let’s Start Bringing the Jobs Back Home

The United States has lost over 5 million manufacturing jobs since 2000, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. According to the naysayers, those jobs are never coming back. But it doesn’t have to be that way. The purchasing choices we make dictate the kind of economy we have. If we continue to buy goods made overseas or by workers making substandard wages, good jobs will continue to leave. We can build a stronger economy by paying attention to where the goods we buy are made -- and the earning power of the workers who make them. A vehicle ... Read more

Make it a Union Made 4th of July Cookout

Everybody knows that July 4th weekend is time to beat the heat. So it’s not unusual for UAW members to fire up the grill, then kick back with a cold one and enjoy a little quality summer time with the family. Now there’s an easy way to make sure that your supplies are union-made! You can text Made to 235246 to get a list of union-made items right from the AFL-CIO. Or you can visit go.aflcio.org/UnionBrew for a list of union-made beer, wine and spirits and go.aflcio.org/UnionBBQ for a list of union-made cookout items. Want to spread the word? Just share these ... Read more

Make it a Union-Made International Picnic Day on June 18

It’s said that life’s no picnic, but on June 18 International Picnic Day it is! Lay out a blanket on a warm day this weekend in the park, fire up the grill or pack your picnic basket with quality, union-made drinks and eats. Now there’s an easy way to make sure your supplies are union made. Text MADE to 235246 to get a list of union-made items right from the AFL-CIO. Or you can visit go.aflcio.org/UnionBrew for a list of union-made beer, wine and spirits and go.aflcio.org/UnionBBQ for a list of union-made cookout items. Want to spread the word? Just share these graphics on social media.   ... Read more

Make it a Union Made Cinco de Mayo

Cinco de Mayo comes around as a holiday many take part in to start off springtime. So it’s not unusual for UAW members to make some classic Latin American eats, then kick back with a cold margarita and enjoy a little quality time at the beginning of spring with the family. Now there’s an easy way to make sure that your supplies are union-made! You can visit go.aflcio.org/UnionBrew for a list of union-made beer, wine and spirits and go.aflcio.org/UnionBBQ for a list of union-made cookout items. Want to spread the word? Just share these graphics on social media!  

Buy Union this Halloween

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

Make it a Union Made Cookout

Everybody knows that July 4th weekend is time to beat the heat. So it’s not unusual for UAW members to fire up the grill, then kick back with a cold one and enjoy a little quality summer time with the family. Now there’s an easy way to make sure that your supplies are union-made! You can text Made to 235246 to get a list of union-made items right from the AFL-CIO. Or you can visit go.aflcio.org/UnionBrew for a list of union-made beer, wine and spirits and go.aflcio.org/UnionBBQ for a list of union-made cookout items. Want to spread the word? Just share these ... Read more