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Calling All Last-Minute Easter and Passover Shoppers

If you're running out to the store today to get food for your Easter and Passover meals (or want to find some sales), don't forget to check out our two union-made in America holiday shopping guides:

Made in America: Union-Made Passover

Made in America: Union-Made Easter

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America's Unions: Our Values @Work

America's Unions: Our Values @Work

Union members have been called many stereotypes over the years: thugs, relics, selfish—the list goes on. But the truth is union members are people who work and make contributions to their communities every day. Union members are innovating on the job and training the next generation of skilled workers, among many other things.

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It Was the Best of Times; It Was the Worst of Times

The 400,000 drop in labor union membership announced by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics last week is discouraging. The bigger story is that at the center of the drop is the decline in employment for public-sector workers, most notably local government workers. This has been the weakest sector of the economy.  And that largely reflects the decline in teachers. So, this is not so much about unions losing, but the continued lack of focus of American economic policy on maintaining investments for America’s future in the face of the ongoing weak economy. The myopic debates on the fiscal deficit and cutting budgets to meet the educational needs of America’s children (in order to preserve tax cuts for the currently wealthy) is not a plan to make America succeed in the long run.

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Help Spread the News About the Good Work Union Members Do Every Day

We need your help. Sign up to be a message mover.

We're fighting back against the negative stories the national news media is putting out about our movement by establishing a Message Movers team—folks who are willing to push back against biased stories about unions through social media and email.

Can you join in? You're a powerful voice in making sure that the great work of the union movement is being spread far and wide.

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