Thanksgiving

  • The Top 5 Most Read Labor 411 Blog Posts of 2015

    By Sahid Fawaz

    Below are the five stories that you - our readers - clicked on and shared the most in 2015. A big thanks to all of you for helping us spread the message about the important labor issues of the day!

  • Labor 411’s Secret Family Stuffing Recipe

    By Michael Teitelbaum

    You’re in charge of the stuffing and want to impress, so you’ve promised a secret family recipe, passed down through the generations. You may have fibbed a little.

  • Union Chef: Baked Cranberry Brie

    By Kelly Ross

    Switch it up this Thanksgiving and try a Baked Cranberry Brie. This sweet and savory appetizer is a fresh take on a traditional Thanksgiving staple that is sure to wow your guests. With pops of brilliant colors it is almost too pretty to eat. But rest assured it tastes as good as it looks! Like always, all of our recipes are designed to be prepared with union-made ingredients and support good jobs!

  • The Number of Retail Chains Refusing to Open on Thanksgiving Has Grown to 30

    By Sahid Fawaz

    The public has spoken and said no to stores opening on Thanksgiving Day. As a result, more and more chains are refusing to open that day. As of today the number of stores staying closed on Thanksgiving has increased to at least 30!

    Here they are below. Help us support responsible employers by patronizing those stores that support a day off for employees on one of America's major holidays.

  • 12 Chains Where Employees Will Not Get the Day Off This Thanksgiving

    By Sahid Fawaz

    This Thanksgiving Day, some retail stores are putting profits over people by opening their doors on one of America's major holidays. Rather than spend the day with their loved ones and families, employees at these stores will be stocking shelves and dealing with often irate customers looking for a bargain.

  • Turkey Day Spread 2015

    It’s a day of family, friends and anyone who is special to you. Thanksgiving is the ultimate comfort day and if you’re helping with the meal this year, we’ve got the union-made goods that will comfort you at the checkout, too. Put on a great feast all while supporting good jobs.

  • Nine More Chains Have Announced That They Refuse to Open on Thanksgiving Day

    By Sahid Fawaz

    Recently we posted about six chains that are giving their workers Thanksgiving Day off to spend with their families and friends. Well, the list is growing! It looks like employers are starting to catch on that it is good business not to open on one of America's major holidays. Here are 11 new chains that are putting people over profits this Thanksgiving.

  • These Six Chains Have Announced That They Will Not Open on Thanksgiving Day

    By Sahid Fawaz

    It used to be a given that stores would close on Thanksgiving Day - one of the most celebrated holidays in the country. In recent years, however, some stores have decided to put profits over people, requiring that employees work that day. But more and more stores are refusing to open on the holiday and instead are giving their workers a much-need break. Here are the six chains that have formally announced that they will shut their doors this Thanksgiving Day.