Buy Union

Look for these union-made-in-the-USA products and services while shopping. Buying union-made supports good jobs. America is at its best when we say and shop UNION YES!

Boycott List

The Department maintains and publishes the “Don’t Buy” list of companies being boycotted and the products and services involved. In addition, you can see information on boycott updates.

Label Letter

The Label Letter is the official newsletter of the Union Label and Service Trades Department, AFL-CIO. The bi-monthly publication is mailed to some 25,000 labor leaders, activists and union members six times a year.

Union Label Has an App

The Union Label and Service Trades Department, AFL-CIO has developed a new mobile app. The app is your source for news and information from the department. Within the app, you can search for union-made products and services. As well, you can quickly find the latest boycott information, copies of our newsletter, and a handy form to add your union-made product(s) or service to help other union members to buy union. We will also alert you to breaking news and important information when you allow “push notifications.”

Biden Scraps IRAPs

Biden Scraps IRAPs

In a bold move, President Biden rescinded another Trump executive order in February, striking down industry-led apprenticeship programs. IRAPs or Industry-Recognized Apprenticeship Programs, created under the Trump administration, sought to remove government oversight...

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Pass the PRO Act!

Pass the PRO Act!

“The PRO Act is a civil rights act. If you have a union contract, everyone is making the same wages. There’s no differential between men and women, Black and white. There are protections for LGBTQ, for women. The law doesn’t always protect them, their contracts...

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Take the Buy Union Pledge

Take the Buy Union Pledge I pledge to buy union-made-in-the-USA whenever possible. I know that by purchasing union-made products and services I am supporting working families in my community and beyond. We all need to do our part. As union members how we spend our hard earned dollars makes a difference in the lives of our families, friends and neighbors. Our purchases also help keep good, middle class jobs here in the USA. I’ll do my part to support working families by pledging to buy union.

Prop. 22, COVID and the Future of Work

California voters passed Proposition 22 on Election Day. The measure was heavily backed by Uber, Lyft and similar gig-based work platform corporations, which invested $205 million to swamp the state in  advertising and misinformation. ULSTD President Rich Kline...

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