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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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Take a Made-in-America Vacation

What could be more “Made in America” than a good old USA summer vacation that’s union made, too? Here are some tips from Union Plus.

 

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Quench Your Thirst with a Union-Made-in-America Brew

Quench Your Thirst with a Union-Made-in-America Brew

Like the song says, “Summer’s here and the time is right for dancing in the streets.” Then you can cool off with a made in America and union-brewed cold beer. There’s a wide range of union-made beers to please any palate, from the ubiquitous Bud Light from Anheuser-Busch to the hard to find Talon Double IPA from Mendocino Brewing Co. to organic brews from Butte Creek Brewing and the classic “Land of Sky Blue Waters” Hamm’s from Miller/Coors.

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Want to Reduce Your College Debt? Learn How from Our Union Plus Scholarship Winners

Want to Reduce Your College Debt? Learn How from Our Union Plus Scholarship Winners

There are many ways for union families to lessen the load of college loan debt. For example, taking courses at a community college before transferring to a more expensive college is a proven tactic. Another, taking AP classes in high school that qualify for college credits can save students a bundle. 

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36 Reasons Why You Should Thank a Union

36 Reasons Why You Should Thank a Union

Did you know that labor unions made the following 36 things possible?

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Thank a #UnionMom This Week Because Union Moms Are Awesome

Thank a #UnionMom This Week Because Union Moms Are Awesome

Can we just talk about how awesome our union moms are for a minute? Like the notes she placed in your lunch bag. You may have hid them from your friends, but you secretly loved them. And those mom-hugs with special powers to brighten even the worst days. Or the way she balanced a full-time job, all while dealing with your drama (also a full-time job).

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Make It a Union-Made Mother’s Day

Photo courtesy Nick Della Mora on Flickr

Mother’s Day is less than a week away (May 10), 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.

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Union-Made St. Patrick's Day Shopping List

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Tuesday is the day every year where we all become Irish and celebrate St. Patrick, the patron saint of Ireland who drove away those slithery green reptiles (and, no, we don't mean congressional Republicans).  Make sure your celebration this week includes these high-quality, union-made products (full list brought to you by Union Plus).

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Union-Made Valentine Sweet Treats and Save on Flowers from Union Plus

Union-Made Valentine Sweet Treats and Save on Flowers from Union Plus

Valentine’s Day is Saturday and you can give sweets and other treats for your sweet that has a union label, and while there’s no price tag on love, there is a discount on flowers with Union Plus.

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Holiday Gift Shopping? Check Out These Union-Made in America Ideas

Holiday Gift Shopping? Check Out These Union-Made in America Ideas

It’s getting there, but 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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