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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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3 Ways Union Members Can Bring Their Halloween to Life with Union Plus Benefits

3 Ways Union Members Can Bring Their Halloween to Life with Union Plus Benefits

Just a heads up before heads roll: Halloween is creeping up on us sooner than you think! While Halloween may be the scariest time of year, it’s almost as frightening to miss out on all the generous discounts that exist for union members. Fortunately, your friends at Union Plus have a graveyard full of options to prevent your wallet from having a real “fright night” this Halloween.

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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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South Carolina Storm Assistance from Union Plus

South Carolina Storm Assistance from Union Plus

Union members living in areas impacted by the recent devastating rains and flooding in South Carolina who participate in Union Plus programs may be eligible for financial assistance. At least 19 people were killed as a result of the storms, which brought historic rainfall.

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Women Labor Leaders Speak Their Minds on the Future of Labor with Union Privilege President Leslie Tolf

Women Labor Leaders Speak Their Minds on the Future of Labor with Union Privilege President Leslie Tolf

In her latest Huffington Post article, Union Privilege President Leslie Tolf talks with prominent women labor leaders about the importance of Labor Day and the future of the labor movement.

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Vote for Your Favorite Labor Hero and You Could Win $500

Vote for Your Favorite Labor Hero and You Could Win $500

Labor Day isn’t just a day off from work to eat good barbecue with friends and family. It’s a celebration of America’s labor movement and its workers.

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'Make My Labor Day' Sweepstakes for Union Members

'Make My Labor Day' Sweepstakes for Union Members

Union members built this country and our dedication keeps it running. To celebrate the folks who make America possible, Union Plus is bringing Labor Day back to its roots. It’s time to show our appreciation and cook up a little fun in the process.

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5 Benefits of the Union Plus Credit Card Program You May Not Know About

5 Benefits of the Union Plus Credit Card Program You May Not Know About

Union Plus Credit Cards were designed to meet the needs of hard-working union members like you.

There are many reasons that union members ought to consider Union Plus Credit Cards for their families, such as competitive rates and U.S.-based customer service.

However, Union Plus Credit Cards also have many benefits you may not have known about because they are so unique. Here are five benefits of Union Plus Credit Cards you may be unaware of, and make sure to learn more by clicking here.

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Union Is the New Black: Labor Organizing in 'Orange Is the New Black,' and What It Means for You

Union Is the New Black: Labor Organizing in 'Orange Is the New Black,' and What It Means for You

In its third season with Netflix, "Orange Is the New Black" has had a significant effect on America's consciousness regarding: race, women and incarceration and transgender issues. This season highlighted many character backstories, but personally, the most interesting plotline was that of the security guards and their efforts to organize a potential union. We see labor issues in popular culture and television, on occasion; and this example, in particular, shines light on issues that arise when workers don't have labor protection.

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Made in America: Pet Treats and Products

Want to give your dog a bone? Give Fido one made in America by union workers who make Milk-Bone. Members of Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers (BCTGM) Local 36G and Machinists (IAM) Local 330 in Buffalo, N.Y., produce a variety of sizes, flavors and biscuits, including Flavor Snacks, Healthy Favorites, Soft and Chewy Dog Snacks and other assorted Milk-Bone-branded dog treats.

 

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