Holiday Gift Shopping? Check Out These Union-Made in America Ideas

Posted: December 15, 2014
Source: AFL-CIO
It’s getting there, but it’s not too late yet to find that perfect holiday gift that carries a union label and is made in America. Below is a wide range of gift possibilities, from clothes to games to sports equipment and more, made by members of UNITE HERE, Boilermakers (IBB), Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers (BCTGM), Machinists (IAM), United Steelworkers (USW), Teamsters (IBT), UAW, United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW), the Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union/UFCW (RWDSU/UFCW) and United Farm Workers (UFW).

This list is compiled from the Los Angeles County Federation of Labor’s resource site, Labor 411, Union Plus, the AFL-CIO Union Label and Service Trades Department and the BCTGM website. Check them out for even more gift ideas.

  • Miller Beer (UAW and IBT)

    • Miller High Life
    • Miller Genuine Draft
    • Miller Lite
    • Milwaukee’s Best
    • Icehouse
    • Red Dog

    Apparel and Accessories

    • Brooks Brothers (UNITE HERE)
    • Joseph Abboud (UNITE HERE)
    • Majestic Athletic (UNITE HERE)
    • Timex watches (IAM)
    • Naturalizer shoes (UFCW)
    • Nunn Bush shoes (UFCW)
    • Red Wing Shoes (UFCW)

    Sports Equipment

    • American Athletic (Russell Brands) (UAW)
    • Louisville Slugger (UAW and IBT)
    • MacGregor Golf clubs (IBB)
    • Standard Golf (IAM)
    • Top-Flite golf balls (IBB)
  • Anheuser-Busch (IBT and IAM)

    • Budweiser
    • Budweiser American Ale
    • Bud Light
    • Michelob
    • Shock Top
    • Busch
    • Rolling Rock
    • O’Doul’s

    Beauty Products

    • Avon (UFCW)
    • Caress skin care (UFCW)
    • ChapStick (USW)
    • Dove beauty products (UFCW)
    • Revlon (UAW)
    • Old Spice (UFCW)

    Stocking Stuffers

    • Rayovac batteries (IBT and UAW)
    • Bic Lighters (USW)
    • Ghirardelli chocolates (BCTGM)
    • Jelly Belly (BCTGM)
    • Laffy Taffy (BCTGM)
    • Tootsie Roll Pops (BCTGM)
  • Wine and Beer

    • (Wines brought to you by UFW.)
    • Columbia Crest
    • St. Supery
    • Charles Krug
    • C.K. Mondavi
    • Gallo of Sonoma


    • (All made by RWDSU/UFCW)
    • Barrel of Monkeys
    • Battleship
    • Candy Land
    • Chutes and Ladders
    • Clue
    • Connect 4
    • Game of Life
    • Hi Ho Cherry-O
    • Monopoly
    • Mouse Trap
    • Operation
    • Pictionary
    • Risk
    • Scrabble
    • Sorry
    • Taboo
    • Twister
    • Yahtzee
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