union made

  • Spooky fun and mounds of sweet treats are lurking just around the corner. Halloween will be here faster than you know it and Labor 411 has a great list of union-made candy for all those trick-or-treaters. We have some great new additions this year, including Dum Dums and Sour Patch Kids. See if your favorite made the cut.

  • By Kelly Ross

    This recipe comes straight from the former First Lady and Secretary of State, Hillary Rodham Clinton. The presidential candidate baked up this recipe years ago for a cookie contest to poke fun at a previous controversial statement she had made while her husband Bill Clinton was running for office.

  • By Kelly Ross

    National Vodka Day (October 4) calls for an easy, classy cocktail, so we’re going with the Salty Dog. This simple cocktail mixes vodka with a splash of grapefruit juice (also known as a Greyhound) for a tart and refreshing beverage, then adds a little personality by putting salt on the rim.

  • By Ross Lenihan

    Scott Walker may have been the most explicitly anti-union candidate in the 2016 presidential race, but others, particularly Democrats, view union ties as a good thing. As we inch closer to 2016, some candidates are promoting their union support through campaign swag, from bumper stickers to shirts and even tote bags (which, by the way, you can fill up at any number of union grocery stores).

  • By Robert Fulton

    One of the best parts about the onset of fall is that this is also the season of Oktoberfest, a celebration of beer. Originating in Germany, Oktoberfest has grown from more than just a couple of weeks of partying in Munich to an international salute to suds. Cities around the world are getting into the beer-drinking spirit while store shelves are lined with tasty beverages perfect for this time of year.

  • By Kelly Ross

    It’s the season of the pumpkin! As fall rolls in and temperatures begin to drop our favorite pumpkin recipes are popping up everywhere. Pumpkin-spice lattes, muffins and scones can be found at almost every coffee shop or bakery, but rarely will you find pumpkin pancakes.

  • It may not be truly cold yet, but the first day of fall is officially here and there’s no better time to start prepping for the chillier months ahead. Stock the closet and cupboards with union-made supplies that will fend off the freeze and wrap you in coziness.

  • By Kelly Ross

    Bratwurst and beer go together like peanut butter and jelly. You just don’t have one without the other. Nevertheless, this easy one-pot meal takes the Beer and Brat duo we love so much to a whole other level. With Labor 411’s list of 230 union-made beers you should have no problem trying out this beer infused recipe. Check out this video to see how it’s done. As always, all of our recipes are designed to be prepared with union-made ingredients and support good jobs.

  • By Kelly Ross

    The cheeseburger has become an American favorite over the years, and why shouldn’t it be? It has everything the quintessential good old fashioned American meal calls for: cheese, meat and carbs all wrapped up in an easy-to-eat package. This finger food even has a holiday named after it, National Cheeseburger Day, which is September 18. So today try this fun take on the age old recipe! As always, all of our recipes are designed to be prepared with union-made ingredients and support good jobs.

  • By Sahid Fawaz

    If you love cars, make sure to subscribe to one of the best YouTube channels around: Jay Leno's Garage. He has a jaw-dropping number of awesome cars from the last 100 years, including many union-built American cars.