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Made In America Week: Take a Made-in-America Vacation

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It's Made in America week, and we'll be spotlighting a different product area every day so that working families can show their solidarity for their sisters and brothers. Today, we take a look at vacations.

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Made in America Week: Beer and Wine

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It's Made in America week, and we'll be spotlighting a different product area every day so that working families can show their solidarity for their sisters and brothers. Today, we take a look at beer and wine.

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Holiday Spotlight: Make it Union in the Bay Area

Holiday Spotlight: Make it Union in the Bay Area

As we enter the home stretch of the holiday season, there are many ways for thoughtful San Francisco residents and visitors to have fun while making their communities better, instead of battling fellow shoppers for those desperate last-minute gifts. Whether it’s visiting the theater, the zoo or even Six Flags, residents and visitors to the City by the Bay have plenty of opportunities to support good, local jobs while having fun over the holidays.

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Holiday Spotlight: Make it Union in the Nation’s Capital

Holiday Spotlight: Make it Union in the Nation’s Capital

If it’s December in the nation’s capital, it means residents and visitors alike are gearing up to celebrate the holiday season with family, friends and loved ones. But before we do, let’s take a moment to thank our Washington, D.C., union brothers and sisters on the front lines fighting for better wages, hours and benefits for all of us.  

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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 in America Holiday Gift Ideas

Union-Made in America Holiday Gift Ideas

It's not too late yet to find that perfect holiday gift that carries a union label and is made in America. Below is a wide range of gift possibilities, from clothes to games to sports equipment and more, 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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Union-Made in America Halloween Candy Shopping List

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If you want your Halloween to be all treats and no tricks, make sure all your candy is union-made in America. The Los Angeles County Federation of Labor's resource site,  Labor 411, has an extensive list of union-made candies , as does  Union Plus . Here are some highlights, featuring sweets made by the Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers ( BCTGM ) and the United Food and Commercial Workers ( UFCW ).

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Make Your Football Season Union-Made!

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As football season gets into full swing this weekend, you can still show your solidarity and make sure to support working people by buying union-made products whether you're spending all day tailgating or whether you just need snacks and drinks for a more laid-back family event. Whatever you need, we've got you covered!

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Union-Made Labor Day Shopping List

Union-Made Labor Day Shopping List

Labor Day is the unofficial end of the summer holiday season. While the day honors the hardworking men and women who make this nation go and grow, the weekend also gives us a chance for one more big backyard barbecue blowout. Here’s some union-made food and drink to get your barbecue off to a great start.

Text MADE to 235246 for more union-made-in-America product lists. 

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Union-Made School Supplies Checklist

Union-Made School Supplies Checklist

Make sure that backpack is stuffed with union-quality school supplies. Take our checklist out and be happy knowing you’ve passed the union-made test!

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