Our election success this year showed the power of our collective voice. By shopping union, we can likewise show the power of our collective wallets. With every purchase of union-made goods, we aren’t just supporting good-paying union jobs, we are also helping to raise compensation standards for all workers.Read more
In need of a union hotel in central or northern New Jersey? There are now plenty of options to choose from thanks to the recent organizing victories of the Hotel Trades Council. We have added these newly organized locations to the New Jersey State AFL-CIO shop union page, which includes a complete list of hotels and other services.
By booking union, you won’t just receive top-of-the-line hospitality services, you’ll also be supporting good jobs that build stronger communities. The Hotel Trades Council is doing great work to uplift and empower our state’s working families, and the New Jersey State AFL-CIO is proud to recognize their ongoing success and welcome our new brothers and sisters from the following locations to our union family:
Urge Nabisco/Mondelēz International to Keep Bakery Production in the U.S.
Worldwide cookie maker Nabisco and its parent company, Mondelēz International, have chosen to outsource 600 bakery jobs from Chicago to Salinas, Mexico, and to invest millions of dollars in workers and infrastructure across the border instead of at home. This short-sighted decision abandons America, destroys a community that depends on Nabisco for jobs and rejects the experienced workforce represented by Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers International Union (BCTGM).Read more
Harrah’s Resort offers a state-of-the-art Convention Center that could provide an excellent venue for your conferences and other engagements in Atlantic City. It is unfortunate however that the audio/visual staff at Harrah’s are non-union workers, employed by a contractor called Encore. Therefore, we encourage you to hire an outside union vendor to service your event before booking. The facility itself was constructed union and the majority of Harrah’s workers, with the exception of the dealers, are union.Read more
There is no shortage of union goods and services in New Jersey, and now you can add podiatrist to your shop union list. Podiatrists provide the vast majority of foot health care services in the United States, and we are proud to welcome the NJ Podiatric Medical Society to our union family as recent affiliates of OPEIU Guild 45.Read more
The American consumer not only votes at the ballot box, but votes nearly every day with his or her wallet. In other words, like voting, how and where we spend our money can have a significant influence over our society and economy.
Therefore, be sure to check out Labor411’s Holiday Gift Guide for a listing of union made products for the holidays.Read more
As we join together with our families and friends, to share a hearty meal and give thanks for all our blessings, we would like to wish everyone good health, prosperity and happiness this holiday season.