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Make It a Union-Made Mother’s Day

The Mighty Tim Inconnu from Dayton, United States of America/Wikimedia

Mother’s Day is less than a week away (May 11), so you have no excuse for waiting until the last minute to find a nice tribute for Mom that also carries the union label. Our friends at Labor 411, the union business directory from the Los Angeles County Federation of Labor, can help you out.

If you want to go the traditional route with some top-of-the-line chocolates, take a look at these from the Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers (BCTGM) and United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW). 




  • See’s Candies
  • Godiva
  • Ghirardelli
  • Almond Roca
  • Russell Stover

If she deserves a little pampering, try health and beauty products made by UFCW and UAW members.    

 Beauty Products

  • Avon
  • Caress skin care
  • Dove beauty care
  • Lander personal care
  • Revlon

If you typically send flowers, Union Plus members receive a 25% discount at Teleflora

If your mom’s like mine and enjoys an occasional libation—particularly on her special day—click here for a list of beverages, from small batch bourbons like Basil Hayden, Blanton’s and Booker's; beers, from Bud to Goose Island and; wines and champagne, from fruity screw tops to fine vintages. Mother’s Day cocktail hour is brought to you by the Machinists (IAM), Operating Engineers (IUOE), Teamsters (IBT), Farm Workers (UFW), UAW and UFCW.      

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