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Tips for a union-made wedding

Posted on June 3, 2013
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With June kicking off the summer wedding season, here are ways to support fellow union workers and newlyweds when selecting wedding gifts, flowers, wines and more. 

Wedding Flowers
Save 20% off wedding and reception flowers with your Union Plus Flower Discount from Teleflora.

Reception Bar
Look for these labels to stock your reception bar with wines produced by United Farmworkers:
 

  • Chateau Ste. Michelle
  • Columbia Crest
  • St. Supery
  • Dollarhide Ranch
  • Scheid Vineyards Inc.
  • Balletto
  • Charles Krug
  • C.K. Mondavi
  • Gallo of Sonoma
  • Papagni Fruit Company

Text WINE or BEER to 22555 to get a list of union-made wine or beer sent to your phone.


Wedding Gifts

Give the newlyweds gifts for their first home made by these unionized manufacturers:

  • All-Clad (USW)
  • Anchor Hocking (GMP)
  • Claus Kitchen Knives & Lawn and Garden Tools (UAW)
  • Corelle Dishware (USW)
  • Cutco Cutlery (USW)
  • Electrolux vacuums (IAM)
  • Fiestaware (GMP)
  • Homer Laughlin (GMP)
  • Libbey Glassware (GMP)
  • Picuzzi photo books, canvas images (GCIU)


Gift Cards

Can’t decide on the perfect wedding gift?  Give a gift card from one of these stores staffed by members of the UFCW:

  • Albertsons
  • Fry’s
  • Giant
  • Kroger
  • Macys
  • Meijer
  • Safeway
  • Vons


Wedding Cards

Remember to buy your wedding cards from American Greetings.  They are made by Teamsters.


Wedding Venues and Hotels for Guests

Visit the UniteHere! website for unionized event locations and a union hotel guide.


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