Here is our 2nd in series of stories about how Labor411 and labor411.org can help you spend your money on American made products and Union Made products. It’s part of our campaign to help you spend just $114 in 2014 on Made in USA goods. Labor 411 Publisher Cherri Senders says that spending just 10% of your budget on Made in USA products cand create thousands of jobs here at home.
Plus, Chris Garlock, of DC’s Union City, a publication of DC’s Labor Council,says that just as important as knowing what you consume and wear is also knowing who is providing you the safety, food and entertainment services that you use. He says labor411.org is building a directory of consumer products that itemizes products by category and they also feature products seasonally.
Labor411 connects and distributes to more than 17,000 union officers and staff, union-friendly vendors and powerful friends of organized labor, Labor 411’s directory of union services reaches a committed and influential audience. By purchasing union-made goods and services made by companies that provide fair wages, safe working conditions and access to health care, you are helping protect and grow America’s middle class. You also have the security of knowing that your money is buying quality goods made in ethical shops. Don’t forget to listen to the interview here!