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An All Union Vacation? You Can Do It If You Try!

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Planning a summer vacation? Make it union

Wherever you go for a summer vacation, your family is likely to enjoy the services of union members: getting you to your destination safely, on time and comfortably; preparing and delivering food; keeping you safe and entertaining you. Check out the Union Plus Travel Center - the travel and entertainment section offers exclusive discounts for union members.

When you take in a live performance, a concert or show, a major sporting event, stay in a comfortable hotel or take a meal in a classy restaurant. More than likely, union members will be part of the experience.

Did you know that the most successful U.S. theme parks are staffed by thousands of union members?

Disney World employs some 27,000 union members from 9 different unions including musicians, actors, stage hands, hotel and restaurant personnel from UNITE HERE, Teamsters and many more.

AFSCME represents thousands of municipal workers at city and state parks and zoos. U.S. Interior Department workers who staff federal parks and monuments are also union-represented by NFFE, an affiliate of IAM. AFGE represents many employees who build exhibits, conduct research and maintain the world-renowned Smithsonian Institute Museum in Washington DC.

Thousands of employees working in Major League Baseball stadiums are represented by several unions including AFSCME, UNITE HERE and the Service Employees.\

If you're planning a family vacation, check the Union Label website for hotels, airlines, rail service and highway transportation available in the region you'll be visiting.

Most major U.S. airlines are union front to back. Continental has union pilots, but other elements of the line are non-union.

Greyhound buses are operated and maintained by members of the Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU) which also represents the operators, drivers and support workers for the Metro (Washington DC) transit system.