Drought 101: Ten Easy Tips for Conservation

By Kelly Ross

With summer rapidly approaching, and the thermometer starting to rise, it’s going to be tempting to use more water as the heat takes its toll. But California, along with other southwestern states, is in the midst of one of the most severe droughts on record.

Union Chef: Sloppy Joe Sliders

By Linda Dao

Looking for a quick and easy recipe for your next dinner or get together? Try our recipe for Sloppy Joe sliders! Some say the original Sloppy Joe was created in Sioux City, Iowa in the 1930’s by a cook named Joe when he added tomato sauce to his loose meat sandwich. It was so simple to make that the Sloppy Joe soon became an American favorite!

As always, our recipe is designed with union-made products to support good jobs right here in the U.S.!

Five Reasons Walmart is the Enemy of the American Worker

by Sahid Fawaz

1. Its Chinese imports have cost America at least 200,000 good paying manufacturing jobs

According to an EPI report, Walmart’s low prices come at a high cost to American’s manufacturing sector. By using exploited and underpaid workers overseas, Walmart has moved money that would have otherwise gone to the American worker to its corporate pockets instead, with scraps going to workers overseas. 

Gifts for Mom

We love Mom. She’s the best. She deserves the best and union-made is the way to go. Labor 411 has the gifts that will make her smile. Nothing is quite worthy of what she’s given you, but have a few ideas to get you started.

Thank a Nurse on National Nurses Day

By Kelly Ross

May 6 is National Nurses Day and marks the beginning of National Nurses Week which ends on Florence Nightingale’s Birthday on May 12. Nightingale founded what is recognized as modern nursing in today’s world, and is a prominent figure in nursing still today. While nursing has evolved since Nightingale’s time in the 1800s nurses have continued to play an integral role in the healthcare industry.

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