Category Archives: Community

Union-Made Halloween Treats

halloweenWhen those little ghosts and goblins come collecting on Halloween, make sure you have a full supply of union-made-in-America treats for them like Jelly Belly’s candy corn. Union Plus provides a brief list of choices of candy products made by members of the Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers International Union (BCTGM); snack foods by members of the United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW); or fruit and nuts from members of the United Farm Workers of America (UFW).  Here’s the link.

Get involved & vote labor

workingmi2016Working people need champions in Lansing and on the MSU Board of Trustees!

That’s why we’re excited to let you know about an opportunity to knock doors and make calls for MSU Trustee candidates Dianne Byrum and Diann Woodard, as well as Michigan State Representative Candidate Theresa Abed.

This is your election—your voice—your future. Get involved!

WHEN: EVERY WEDNESDAY, 5-8 PM
LOCATION: MI AFL-CIO, 419 S WASHINGTON SQ. LANSING

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CTU’s Shopping List

gift2CTU’s Shopping Listlists several sources for stores and products that are union friendly and/or made locally, in Michigan or in the U.S.  It’s getting kind of late to order online, but many of products can be purchased at local stores.  Our shopping list is a good resource for gift ideas during the holidays or throughout the year.  It is always available on our website under “Tools.”  Add products and stores to the list by sending them to Cheryl@ctumsu.org.