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Union-Made St. Patrick's Day Shopping List

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We’re all Irish on St. Patrick’s Day and we can celebrate Ireland’s patron saint who drove the snakes off the Emerald Isle (some say on to planes, but that’s another story) with union libations and hearty fare.

Want more union-made product lists? Text MADE to 235246 (standard data and message rates may apply).

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Goldman Sachs Is Making Your Beer More Expensive

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Goldman Sachs is making your beer more expensive. Why are they doing it? According to the investment bank, the reason is "economics." According to actual economics, the reason is "profits." The Washington Post explains how it works.

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Made in America Week: Beer

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This week, leading up to July 4th, we're highlighting American products and services. What are your favorite Made in America products? 

Beer is as American as apple pie and baseball, and fortunately, there is a wide selection of American, union-made beers to choose from.

For a lengthy list of union-made beers, visit the Union Plus website or Labor 411's Ultimate Union Beer List.

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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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Labor Day Made in America Shopping List

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Labor Day means thanking a special worker for all he or she does (after all, that barbecue didn't make it itself.

It also means get-togethers with lots of hot dogs, beer and treats for the pets.

We updated our popular Made in America July 4 shopping list for the long Labor Day weekend.

Speaking of thanking workers: Thanks to members and staff at Union Plus, the Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers (BCTGM), the Los Angeles County Federation of Labor's LA Labor 411's website and the United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW) for your great work in creating union-made, American-made products and services (many of which are featured inside).

Here are some highlights:

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Made in America: Here's What You Say

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Over the past couple of weeks, we’ve highlighted American products, jobs and stories for our Made in America series, and we asked for your thoughts. Earlier in June, we rounded up what you told us are your favorite USA-made goods, here. This time around, there have been lots of great comments supporting Buy American, and a few questions.

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Made in America: Beer

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This week, leading up to July 4, we're highlighting American products, jobs and stories for our Made in America series. What are your favorite Made in America products? Please comment and share your ideas.

Beer is as American as apple pie and baseball, and fortunately there is a wide selection of American, union-made beers to choose from.

For a lengthy list of union-made beers, visit the Union Plus website.

Here are some highlights:

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Made in America: July 4 Shopping List, Fire up the Grill, Union Style

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This week, leading up to July 4, we're highlighting American products, jobs and stories for our Made in America series. What are your favorite Made in America products? Please comment and share your ideas.

What better way to spend July 4 than barbecuing and hosting a cookout that’s actually Made in America? We’ve made it easy for you this year by compiling a holiday shopping list from Union Plus, the Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers (BCTGM), the Los Angeles County Federation of Labor's LA Labor 411's website and the United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW) for all your union-made products. Here are some highlights:

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What's Your Favorite Made-in-America Item?

What's Your Favorite Made-in-America Item?

Next month, in the days leading up to the July 4 holiday, we are running a Made In America series—including blogs, videos and Web features—to celebrate the contributions of U.S. workers to our economy and to highlight how Congress and policymakers can ensure the nation maximizes its greatest resource—America’s working people.

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Choose Union: Raise a Glass for the Working Class

When you’re out with friends on a beautiful summer Thursday night in Minneapolis, supporting good union jobs might not be the first thing that comes to mind. At the Netroots Nation conference, we’re working to change that. One glass of beer at a time.

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