Anita Chabria is a former journalist and editor who now specializes in communications for non-profits and labor unions. She is also a contributing editor to Labor 411.

Power to the Purchase!

is asking shoppers to buy union-made products like Miller beer, Cheetos, Chips Ahoy cookies, or our All-American Golden Mojito (recipe below) while shopping for their Labor Day celebrations.

“This Labor Day, give your money the muscle to help rebuild America’s middle class,” says Cherri Senders, Founder of Labor 411, the nation’s largest and most comprehensive online directory of union-made goods and services. “Labor 411 has a simple premise: money is power. How you spend yours can make a difference for our country, our communities, our families and our friends. By purchasing 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 and joining the ethical consumer movement.”