Make It a Union-Made Mother’s Day
by Kenneth Quinnell
Mother’s Day is less than a week away (May 8), so you have no excuse for waiting until the last minute to find a nice tribute for mom that also carries the union label. Our friends at Labor 411, the union business directory from the Los Angeles County Federation of Labor, can help you out.
If you want to go the traditional route with some top-of-the-line chocolates, take a look at these from the Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers (BCTGM) and the United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW).
- Russell Stover
- See’s Candies
If she deserves a little pampering, try health and beauty products made by UFCW and UAW members.
- Caress skin care
- Dove beauty care
Union Plus members also receive a 25% discount on flowers from Teleflora or gift baskets from GiftTree.
If your mom enjoys an occasional libation—particularly on her special day—click here for a list of beverages, from small batch bourbons like Basil Hayden's, Blanton’s and Booker's; beers, from Budweiser to Goose Island; and wines and champagne, from fruity screw tops to fine vintages. Mother’s Day cocktail hour is brought to you by the Machinists (IAM), the Operating Engineers (IUOE), the Teamsters, the United Farm Workers, the UAWand the UFCW.