Our emphasis on good wages & benefits doesn’t stop at the bargaining table.

Ensuring jobs are always there means buying American & union-made products whenever we can.

Union-Made Vehicles

Quality Made Vehicles Made in America or Canada by members of the UAW and Canada’s Unifor union.

Union Made Products

Union Made Holidays

Promoting good jobs around the holidays is an act of solidarity. Not only do you support good jobs when you buy union-made in America, you also support the value and craftsmanship that went into the products you purchased.

Super Bowl

Union-Made in America

On Super Bowl Sunday, some of our larger and faster union brothers—members of the NFL Players Association (NFLPA)—will be battling it out on the gridiron. While the Super Bowl carries a union label, from players to broadcast crews to stadium workers—your Super Bowl party spread can, too, with union-made in America food and drinks.

Check out these union-made Super Bowl party products, brought to you by members of the BCTGM, UAW, IAM, UFCW and IBT.

Beer
1845 Pils, Bass Pale Ale, Beck’s, Blue Moon, Budweiser, Busch, Butte Creek, Goose Island, Hamm’s, Henry Weinhard’s, Hoegaarden, Iron City, Keystone Light, Killian’s, Kingfisher Premium Lager, Kirin, Labatt Blue, Land Shark Lager, Leffe Blond, Lionshead, Michelob, Mickey’s, Miller, Molson Canadian, Moosehead, Natural, O’Doul’s (non alcoholic), Olde English 800, Pabst, Red Stripe, Red Tail Ale, Rolling Rock, Sam Adams, Schlitz, Shock Top, Steel Reserve, Steelhead, Stegmaier and Stella Artois.

Meat
Alexander & Hornung, Always Tender, Ball Park, Banquet, Butterball, Dearborn Sausage Co., Farmer John, Farmland, Hebrew National, Hormel, Omaha Steaks, Oscar Mayer, Thumann’s and Tyson.

Snack Food
Act II Popcorn, Bagel Bites, Bugels, Cheetos, Cheez-It, Chex Mix, Doritos, Fritos, Humpty Dumpty Potato Chips, Lay’s, Pirate Booty, Smartfood Popcorn, Rice Krispies Treats, Rold Gold Pretzels, Ruffles.

Chips, Salsa and Sides
Mission Chips, Old El Paso chips, dips and salsa, Pace Salsa, Stacy’s Pita Chips, Sun Chips, Tostitos chips and salsa, B&M Baked Beans.

St. Patrick's Day

Union-Made in America

Many people will be celebrate St. Patrick’s Day by going green and grabbing a frosty brew, and Labor 411 has more than a few great options. Their union-made beer list has topped 250 choices and if you’re putting a meal together, they’ve got some delicious savory accompaniments.

Corned Beef

  •  Saag’s
  •  Thumann’s
  •  Winter’s Premium Deli

Potatoes and Cabbage

  • Dole Fresh Potatoes
  • Purchase cabbage at a union grocery store like Kroger, Safeway, Fred Meyer, QFC, Albertsons, Haggen and many smaller stores like PCC Natural Markets.

Beer

  • Bass, Beck’s, Blue Moon, Budweiser, Busch, Butte Creek, Coors, Dundee, Duquesne, Genesee, Goose Island, Hamm’s, Henry Weinhard’s, Iron City, Jamaica Red Ale, Keystone, Killian’s, Land Shark Lager, Lionshead, Mad River, Mendocino Brewing, Michelob, Mickey’s, Miller Genuine Draft, Milwaukee’s Best, Natural Ice, O’Doul’s (nonalcoholic), Pabst Blue Ribbon, Red Stripe, Red Tail Ale, Rolling Rock, Sam Adams, Schlitz, Shock Top, Steelhead, Third Shift

Whiskey

  • George Dickel Tennessee Whiskey
  • Jack Daniel’s
  • Jim Beam
  • Sazerac
  • Seagram’s Seven
  • Wild Turkey

This list of options for your St. Patrick’s Day is courtesy of Labor 411.

 

Passover

Union-Made in America

Planning your Passover seder? Make sure you check out these union-made in America products.

 

Matzo Products, Crackers and Farfel

  • Manischewitz (UFCW)

Meats

  • Empire Kosher (UFCW)

Check out recipes from Manischewitz and Empire Kosher.

 

Easter

Union-Made in America

Here is a list of union-made in America treats to fill an Easter basket and your holiday dinner table.

Easter candy

  • Cadbury Creme Eggs and other chocolate products
  • Dum Dums
  • Gimbal’s Gourmet Jelly Beans
  • Haviland Nonpareils
  • Jelly Belly
  • Laffy Taffy
  • Malted Milk Eggs (PAAS, Mighty Malts)
  • Marshmallow Peeps
  • Mike and Ike
  • Necco
  • Smarties
  • Tootsie Rolls and Pops

And don’t forget to pick up a union-prepared Easter ham or lamb:

  • Appleton Farms ham
  • Black Forest ham
  • Butterball ham
  • Cook’s ham
  • Farmland Old Fashioned Pit Ham
  • Farmland Original Pit Ham
  • Fischer Meats lamb
  • Hormel Honey Roasted Ham
  • Tyson Foods ham

If you’re feeling like doing a little egg dyeing, try these:

  • Alta Dena
  • Betty Crocker food coloring
  • Clover Sonoma
  • Horizon

 

Mother's Day

Union-Made in America

You have no excuse for waiting until the last minute to find a nice gift for Mother’s Day that also carries the union label.

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 the United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW).

Chocolates

  • Ghirardelli
  • Hershey’s
  • Russell Stover
  • See’s Candies

If mom deserves a little pampering, try these health and beauty products:

  • Dove Beauty Bar and skin care
  • Caress skin care
  • L’Oréal Paris
  • Revlon

If you plan to celebrate the evening with one of mom’s favorite beverages:

  • André
  • Arbor Mist
  • C.K. Mondavi
  • Charles Krug
  • Cook’s California Champagne
  • J. Roget
  • Gallo Estate
  • Peter Vella
  • Sheffield Cellars
  • Turning Leaf
  • Wycliff

If you’d rather go the floral route, try getting your flowers from:

  • Albertsons
  • Costco
  • Gelson’s
  • Pavilions
  • Ralphs
  • Safeway
  • Vons

Also, Union Plus members receive a 25% discount on flowers from Teleflora.

Memorial Day

Union-Made in America

This Memorial Day, make sure your barbecue is stocked with union-made in America products.

List courtesy of the Los Angeles County Federation of Labor’s website Labor 411Union Plus; the Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers (BCTGM); and the United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW).

 

Beer

  •  Budweiser
  •  Coors
  •  Miller
  •  Pabst
  •  Sam Adams

See more beers from Union Plus.

Coolers

  •  Rubbermaid

Flags

  •  Artflag

Games

  •  Battleship
  •  Candy Land
  •  Clue
  •  Connect Four
  •  Monopoly
  •  Twister
  •  Yahtzee

Grills

  •  Weber (Genesis, Summit, Q Series)

Hot Dogs

  •  Ball Park
  •  Butterball
  •  Hebrew National
  •  Hormel
  •  Oscar Mayer

Ice Cream

  •  Breyers
  •  Good Humor
  •  Prairie Farms
  •  Tillamook

Snacks 

  • Flipz pretzels
  • Frito-Lay chips

Sunscreen

  •  Bain de Soleil
  •  Coppertone

 

Father's Day

Union-Made in America

Celebrate your dad in solidarity style this Father’s Day by getting him a gift that sports the union label. Check out some union-made Father’s Day gift ideas from our friends over at Labor 411.

 

  • Hugo Boss (UNITE HERE)
  • Jim Beam® (United Food and Commercial Workers [UFCW])
  • Joseph Abboud clothing (UNITE HERE)
  • Klein Tools (Boilermakers [IBB])
  • Knob Creek® whiskey (UFCW)
  • Louisville Slugger (UAW)
  • Naturalizer shoes (UFCW)
  • Old Spice (UFCW)
  • Pierre Cardin cologne (UFCW)
  • Red Wing Shoes (UFCW)
  • Spalding basketball (Machinists [IAM])
  • Stella Artois beer (IAM)
  • Timex watches (IAM)
  • The Union Boot Pro (UFCW)

If you’re thinking of splurging, spring for some game-day tickets so you can watch your favorite baseball players, who are members of the Major League Baseball Players Association, and make sure dear old dad gets a heaping cup of Budweiser beer, made by the Teamsters and IAM.

 

4th of July

Union-Made in America

This Memorial Day, make sure your barbecue is stocked with union-made in America products.

List courtesy of the Los Angeles County Federation of Labor’s website Labor 411Union Plus; the Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers (BCTGM); and the United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW).

 

Beer

  •  Budweiser
  •  Coors
  •  Miller
  •  Pabst
  •  Sam Adams

See more beers from Union Plus.

Coolers

  •  Rubbermaid

Flags

  •  Artflag

Games

  •  Battleship
  •  Candy Land
  •  Clue
  •  Connect Four
  •  Monopoly
  •  Twister
  •  Yahtzee

Grills

  •  Weber (Genesis, Summit, Q Series)

Hot Dogs

  •  Ball Park
  •  Butterball
  •  Hebrew National
  •  Hormel
  •  Oscar Mayer

Ice Cream

  •  Breyers
  •  Good Humor
  •  Prairie Farms
  •  Tillamook

Snacks 

  • Flipz pretzels
  • Frito-Lay chips

Sunscreen

  •  Bain de Soleil
  •  Coppertone

 

Labor Day

Union-Made in America

Many of you will be spending a portion of Labor Day weekend with the grill of your dreams. So when you “meat” up with friends, be sure to raise the “steaks” for your holiday barbecue with these delicious favorites made by ethical companies that treat their workers fairly, thereby helping to strengthen the middle class. Enjoy the holiday, and together we’ll grill our way to a stronger America.

Grilling Favorites

  • Ball Park franks
  • Butterball turkey tenderloins, drumsticks, burgers and franks
  • Dearborn Brand
  • Empire Kosher chicken and turkey
  • Farmer John
  • Foster Farms poultry
  • Hormel beef, pork and chicken franks
  • Omaha Steaks

Don’t Forget to Wash It Down

  • Bass Pale Ale
  • Bud and Bud Light
  • Coors Light
  • Killian’s Irish Red
  • Landshark Lager
  • Mad River Brewing Jamaican Red Ale
  • Miller Genuine Draft
  • Sam Adams
  • Barq’s Root Beer
  • Coca-Cola
  • Dr Pepper
  • Pepsi

List courtesy of Labor 411.

 

Halloween

Union-Made in America

Did you know that when you do your Halloween shopping, you can use the power of your paycheck to support good jobs that pay well and respect the rights of working people? Here is a handy guide to the union-made treats that will make your holiday not only fun, but will help working people, too.

 

Annabelle Candy Company

  • Abba-Zaba peanut
  • Big Hunk
  • Rocky Road S’mores
  • U-No

American Licorice**

  • Black and red vines
  • Strawberry ropes

Bachman

  • Cheese curls
  • Corn chips
  • Jax Cheese Curls
  • Keystone Snacks Party Mix
  • Pretzels

Ghirardelli Chocolates

  • All filled and nonfilled squares
  • All filled and nonfilled bars
  • Chocolate chips
  • Nonpareils

Hershey Products*

  • Cadbury Dairy Milk Bar
  • Cadbury Fruit & Nut Bar
  • Cadbury Roast Almond Bar
  • Cadbury Royal Dark Bar
  • Caramello Bar
  • Hershey’s Kissables
  • Hershey’s Kisses
  • Hershey’s Milk Chocolate Bar
  • Hershey’s Milk Chocolate with Almonds Bar
  • Hershey’s Nuggets
  • Hershey’s Special Dark Bars
  • Hershey’s Symphony Bar with Toffee
  • Hershey’s Syrups
  • Jolly Ranchers
  • Kit Kat Bars
  • Rolo

Jelly Belly Candy Company 

  • Candy Corn
  • Disney Mickey and Minnie jelly beans
  • Fall Festival Mix
  • Gummi Rats
  • Gummi Tarantulas
  • Halloween Jelly Belly
  • Harry Potter Bertie Bott’s Every Flavour Beans
  • Harry Potter Jelly Slugs
  • Hello Kitty Halloween Deluxe Mix
  • Jelly Belly BeanBoozled
  • Jelly Belly Disney Villains bags
  • Mellocreme Pumpkins
  • Sour Gummi Pumpkins

Nestlé

  • Baby Ruth*
  • Butterfinger*
  • Butterfinger Crisp
  • Laffy Taffy
  • Nestle Crunch
  • Peanut Butter Cups
  • Pearsons Nips

Pearson’s Candy

  • Bun Bars
  • Mint Patties
  • Nut Goodie
  • Salted Nut Roll

Sconza Candies

  • Boston Baked Beans
  • Chocolate
  • Chocolate Covered Cherries
  • Chocolate/Yogurt Fruit and Raisins
  • Jaw Breakers
  • Jordan Almonds
  • Lemoncello Almonds

See’s Candies

  • Brittles and toffees
  • Candy Bars
  • Chocolate assortment
  • Lollypops
  • Nuts & Chews
  • Truffles

Tootsie Roll Industries

  • Andes Mints
  • Blow Pops
  • Charleston Chew
  • Junior Mints
  • Sugar Daddy
  • Tootsie Rolls
  • Wack-O-Wax

*Some products made abroad; check the label for country of origin.

**Also made at a nonunion plant in Laporte, Indiana.

For more information on union-made products, visit Union Label and Service Trades Department’s website.

 

Thanksgiving

Union-Made in America

When you buy union, you’re supporting good jobs in American communities, jobs that provide living wages and benefits, safe working conditions, and dignity and respect for work. Look for these quality products, produced by union members, when preparing for your Thanksgiving feast.

The following list comes to us from Union Label.

Set the Table

  • Anchor Hocking (GMP-USW)
  • Bennington Potters (UNITE HERE)
  • Clauss knives (USW)
  • CorningWare (USW)
  • Cutco knives
  • Fiestaware (GMP-USW)
  • Homer Laughlin china (GMP-USW)
  • Libbey glassware (GMP-USW)
  • Pyrex (USW)

Fresh Whole Turkey

  • Butterball (UFCW)
  • Foster Farms (UFCW)

Ham

  • Appleton Farms ham (UFCW)
  • Butterball ham (UFCW)
  • Cook’s ham (UFCW)
  • Farmland old-fashioned pit ham (UFCW)
  • Farmland original pit ham (UFCW)
  • Hormel honey roasted ham (UFCW)
  • Tyson ham (UFCW)

Stuffing

  • Manischewitz (UFCW)
  • Stroehmann bakery products (BCTGM)

Vegetables

  • Andy Boy (UFW)
  • Birds Eye (UFCW)
  • Eurofresh (UFCW)
  • Mann’s (UFCW)
  • Muranaka Farm (UFW)

Cranberries/Cranberry Sauce

  • Dole (IBT)
  • Ocean Spray (IAM)

Potatoes

  • Betty Crocker specialty potatoes (BCTGM)
  • Dole fresh potatoes (IBT)
  • Mann’s fresh culinary cuts sweet potatoes (UFCW)

Bread

  • Aunt Millie’s bread products (UFCW)
  • Pillsbury rolls (BCTGM)
  • Stroehmann bakery products (BCTGM)

Pie

  • Banquet fruit pies (UFCW)
  • Entenmann’s (BCTGM)
  • Marie Callender’s (UFCW)
  • Pillsbury pie crust (BCTGM)
  • Sara Lee (BCTGM)

Pie Filling

  • Del Monte fresh apples (IBT)
  • Food Club canned pumpkin (UFCW)
  • Kroger pumpkin pie (UFCW)

To find more union-made in America products, visit Union Label and Service Trades Department.

 

Holiday Gifts

Union-Made in America

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, all union-made.

This list is compiled from Union Plus, the AFL-CIO Union Label and Service Trades Department (UL&STD) and the BCTGM website. Check them out for even more gift ideas.

 

Apparel and Accessories

  • Brooks Brothers (UNITE HERE)
  • Joseph Abboud (UNITE HERE)
  • Majestic Athletic (UNITE HERE)
  • Timex watches (IAM)
  • Naturalizer shoes (UFCW)
  • Nunn Bush shoes (UFCW)
  • Red Wing shoes (UFCW)

Beauty Products

  • Avon (UFCW)
  • Caress skin care (UFCW)
  • ChapStick (USW)
  • Dove beauty products (UFCW)
  • Revlon (UAW)
  • Old Spice (UFCW)

Games

(All made by RWDSU/UFCW)

  • Barrel of Monkeys
  • Battleship
  • Candy Land
  • Chutes and Ladders
  • Clue
  • Connect 4
  • The Game of Life
  • Hi Ho! Cherry-O
  • Monopoly
  • Mouse Trap
  • Operation
  • Pictionary
  • Risk
  • Scrabble
  • Sorry
  • Taboo
  • Twister
  • Yahtzee

Sports Equipment

  • American Athletic (Russell Brands) (UAW)
  • Louisville Slugger (USW)
  • MacGregor golf clubs (IBB)
  • Standard Golf (IAM)
  • Top-Flite golf balls (IBB)

Stocking Stuffers

  • Rayovac batteries (IBT and UAW)
  • Bic lighters (USW)
  • Ghirardelli chocolates (BCTGM)
  • Jelly Belly (BCTGM)
  • Laffy Taffy (BCTGM)
  • Tootsie Roll Pops (BCTGM)
  • Allan peppermint candy canes (BCTGM)
  • Hershey’s chocolates (BCTGM)
  • See’s Candies (BCTGM)

Wine and Beer

(Wines brought to you by UFW)

  • Chateau Ste. Michelle (IBT)
  • Columbia Crest
  • St. Supéry
  • Charles Krug
  • C.K. Mondavi
  • Gallo of Sonoma

Miller Beer (UAW and IBT)

  • Miller High Life
  • Miller Genuine Draft
  • Miller Lite
  • Milwaukee’s Best
  • Icehouse
  • Red Dog

Anheuser-Busch (IBT and IAM)

  • Budweiser
  • Budweiser American Ale
  • Bud Light
  • Michelob
  • Shock Top
  • Busch
  • Rolling Rock
  • O’Doul’s

If You’re in the ‘Big Spender’ Category (UAW)

  • Jeep
  • Ford Mustangs
  • Cadillacs

See more cars made by UAW and non-auto UAW-made products.