Labor Union History
Learn More About Labor Union History and Labor Day
Unions have had a big impact on our society and how we work and live. Find out more about the importance of unions and the history of Labor Day, including information from the AFL-CIO:
- What is a union?
- How do unions work?
- Benefits of union membership
- The history of labor unions & fight for fairness at work
- Labor unions today
- Labor Day history
- Union membership information
- How to join a union
- 36 reasons why you should thank a union
- Support your fellow workers in the USA
Shop Union Made & Made in America
Buy union-made products for your picnics and back-to-school needs. You'll get quality goods and support fellow workers and their jobs during tough times.
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Looking for specific union-made products? Want to add some to the AFL-CIO list? You can do it online, then tell others.
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Join Working America
Not a union member but still support working Americans? Join an organization that fights for working families every day.
Working America is more than three million members across the country who join forces to fight for good jobs, health care, retirement security and the issues that matter most to all of us.