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Union-Made Father's Day

Louisville Sluggers are union-made.

Celebrate your dad in solidarity style this Father's Day by getting him a gift that's union-made. 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, for some help this holiday.

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How to Easily Find Union-Made Tires

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The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) has made it very easy to find union-made tires by requiring that each tire carry a code that shows the company and the location of the plant that manufactured the tire. DOT requires that each tire sold in the United States carry a code that looks something like this: DOT BE XX XXX XXX. The two letters or numbers that follow the DOT identify a particular factory as listed below.

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More Ways to Connect with America's Unions

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If you're looking for more ways to connect with America's unions, check out this new page on the AFL-CIO website that lists the 57 affiliates, along with links to their websites, social media accounts and union stores. 

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Union-Made Super Bowl Party

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Show your solidarity Super Bowl Sunday by not only cheering on your favorite NFL Players Association (NFLPA) members on the San Francisco 49ers and Baltimore Ravens, but also buying union-made-in-America food and drinks for your party. Check out these union-made Super Bowl party products, compiled by our friends at Labor 411, the union business directory from the Los Angeles County Federation of Labor. Food and drinks are brought to you by the Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers (BCTGM), the UAW, Machinists (IAM), Teamsters (IBT) and the United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW).

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Union-Made Health Foods and Snacks

Photo courtesy of Labor 411

We know it’s hard to keep one resolution going, but we’re going to challenge you to take on two. Eating right is always a smart choice, but if you can buy union and eat right at the same time, you’re definitely on your way to promoting some positive changes. We’ve put together a list of some of the great healthy, union-made products that are out there. See our full product listing for more.

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Happy New Year: Raise a Glass for Union-Made Wines and Champagne

Photo courtesy of Chateau Ste. Michelle.

As you plan your New Year's Eve celebration, don't forget to check out this list of union-made in America wine and champagne from our friends at Labor 411, the union business directory from the Los Angeles County Federation of Labor. Beverages include those brought to you by the United Farm Workers (UFW), the United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW) and the Teamsters (IBT). 

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5 Fun Union-Made Desserts for the Holidays

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"5 Fun Union-Made Desserts for the Holidays" is a cross-post from Union Plus

No holiday tradition competes with the family meal. Between desserts decorated full of cheer and marvelous meats that melt in your mouth, ‘tis the season for a full stomach. Luckily for union members, members of the United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW), the Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers (BCTGM) and the United Farm Workers (UFW) have an amazing variety of ingredients such as Hershey’s chocolate and Montpelier Almonds to create the most delicious and view-licious recipes. Here are five fun holiday dessert recipes to help you be union, buy union and bake union.

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Made in America Holiday Gift and Stocking Stuffer Guide

Chateau Ste. Michelle, brought to you by United Farmworkers. Photo from Chateau Ste. Michelle's Facebook page.

Finding that perfect gift this holiday season doesn't have to be a headache. Check out this Made in America, union-made gift guide. Here are some highlights from the Los Angeles County Federation of Labor's resource site, Labor 411. Gifts include those made by members of UNITE HERE, Boilermakers (IBB), Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers (BCTGM), Machinists (IAM), United Steelworkers (USW), Teamsters (IBT), UAW, United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW), the Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union/UFCW (RWDSU/UFCW) and United Farm Workers (UFW).

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Unionmade Isn’t

Unionmade Isn’t

If there were fact checkers for corporate advertising, this would get four Pinocchios. Unionmade clothes aren’t. Unionmade is the San Francisco clothing company where those with way too much money and far too little common sense can spend $565 for a pair of “vintage” Levi Jeans or a $258 “work shirt.”

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