UAW/Union Made

The UAW Region 2B Union Label Advisory Council works diligently to educate members and the public on the importance of buying American and Union made goods/services.  They publish a quarterly newsl

Our loved ones deserve only the very best. This holiday season, show them how much you care by buying union-made gifts. Union-made goods are high quality; they stand the test of time.

The Union Label and Service Trades Department, AFL-CIO, was founded in 1909 to promote the products and services produced in America by union members -- especially those products and services identified by a union label, shop card, store card and service button. They are supported by per capita payments from AFL-CIO National and International Unions.

It can be confusing out there, because unfortunately, even though the vehicle carries a "Big Three" name plate, there is no longer a guarantee that it hs been made in America, or even by our union brothers and sisters.

Until the auto-makers step up and do what is right by bringing our work back into the United States or Canada, we have to do a little detective work when making that important vehicle decision.

Here are 2 quick tips for quickly recognizing an American made or Union made vehicle:

 Across the land, UAW members build cars, vans, and trucks. But did you know that in a factory in Michigan, UAW members also build houses? Or that in a plant in New York, UAW members prepare and package sugar. Or that in Ontario, UAW members make hockey sticks?

All UAW members should look over this guide to UAW consumer products before we shop. Every time we buy a UAW-made product, we help preserve the jobs of our brothers and sisters.