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Make It a Union-Made Mother’s Day

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Mother’s Day is less than a week away (May 8), so you have no excuse for waiting until the last minute to find a nice tribute for mom that also carries the union label. Our friends at  Labor 411 , the union business directory from the  Los Angeles County Federation of Labor , can help you out.

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Made in America: Union-Made Easter

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Easter is this Sunday, so here is a list of union-made in America treats to fill an Easter basket and other holiday accoutrements brought to you by the Los Angeles County Federation of Labor's resource site,  Labor 411 . These Easter shopping list ideas are brought to you by the Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers ( BCTGM ), the United Food and Commercial Workers ( UFCW ), the Machinists ( IAM ), United Farm Workers (UFW) and the Teamsters (IBT).  

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Love with a Union Label on Valentine’s Day

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Why not give your valentine some union-made sweets this Feb. 14, toast your love with champagne that carries a union label or touch up your pheromones a bit with some smell-good union-made scents.

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Union-Made Super Bowl Party Shopping List

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On Super Bowl Sunday next week, some of our larger and faster union brothers—members of the NFL Players Association ( NFLPA )—will be battling it out in Santa Clara, California, at Super Bowl 50. While the Super Bowl carries a union label, from players to broadcast crews to stadium workers—your Super Bowl party spread can, too, with union-made in America food and drinks.

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Holiday Spotlight: Make it Union in the City of Angels

Holiday Spotlight: Make it Union in the City of Angels

It’s the holiday season in Southern California. Not only can you count on residents complaining about the weather dipping below 60 degrees, you can also bet on Angelinos and visitors alike getting in the spirit of the holidays—by the beach. It’s a good time of year to kick back and have some fun with friends and family, all while supporting good local jobs.

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Union-Made Father's Day Shopping Ideas

Union-Made Father's Day Shopping Ideas

Celebrate your dad in solidarity style this Father's Day by getting him a gift that sports the union label. Check out some union-made Father's Day gift ideas from our friends over at  Labor 411 , the union business  directory  from the  Los Angeles County Federation of Labor .

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Make It a Union-Made Mother’s Day

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Mother’s Day is less than a week away (May 10), so you have no excuse for waiting until the last minute to find a nice tribute for mom that also carries the union label. Our friends at  Labor 411 , the union business directory from the  Los Angeles County Federation of Labor , can help you out.

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Discover the Union-Made Side of Los Angeles

Discover the Union-Made Side of Los Angeles

With so many companies following the Walmart model of pursuing policies that put profits for the 1% above the needs of working families, it's a challenge to use your own spending decisions to protect and expand the middle class. But Labor 411 is on the job and they keep making your job easier. Today marks the release of the seventh edition of Labor 411 Los Angeles !

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Los Angeles Hotel Workers Win $15.37 Living Wage

Los Angeles Hotel Workers Win $15.37 Living Wage

In a vote that establishes one of the highest living wages in the country, the Los Angeles City Council voted 12–3 to establish a $15.37 minimum wage for hotel workers. The historic victory was the culmination of two years in a row of hard work by the Los Angeles Alliance for a New Economy (LAANE), UNITE HERE Local 11 and the Los Angeles County Federation of Labor and organizers say it will lift up many working families living in difficult financial situations while the L.A. hotel and tourism industries are booming. The Los Angeles County Federation of Labor said that this victory sets the stage for a broader minimum wage increase.

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Make It a Union-Made Mother’s Day

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Mother’s Day is less than a week away (May 11), so you have no excuse for waiting until the last minute to find a nice tribute for Mom that also carries the union label. Our friends at  Labor 411 , the union business directory from the  Los Angeles County Federation of Labor , can help you out.

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