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This Memorial Day, Honor the Troops and Choose Union-Made!

It’s Memorial Day Weekend!  It’s time to honor our troops and celebrate the unofficial start of Summer.  Obviously, choosing to support good, union jobs by purchasing American-made products is a great way to show your patriotism.  We always encourage working people to stand in solidarity, whether it’s in the check-out line at the grocery store or in the outdoor section of the hardware store. Read More

Union Plus Offers Benefits to Union Members and Their Families

Representatives from more than 40 unions gathered in Hershey, Pennsylvania, last week to discuss strategies for maximizing union member engagement with UnionPlus benefits. Pennsylvania AFL-CIO President Rick Bloomingdale greeted the liaisons and was joined by Diane Carroll, secretary/treasurer of Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers (BCTGM) Local 464. Read More

The Case of Two Mothers’ Days . . . & Your Union-Made Gift Guide

This Sunday, millions of us will come together and say happy Mothers’ Day to the women who nurture, raise and birth us.  The gift of life is an incredible thing, but the gifts our Mothers bring to our lives really only begin at birth.  Taking care of children when their sick, making sure homework gets done, keeping homes livable, dropping off and picking up from countless after-school before-school and weekend activities, and being an invaluable (even sole) bread-winner for their households, are only a few of the work of motherhood. Read More