Union Label


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Union Label

A label on a product indicating that the employees who made the product are represented by a labor union. Union labels are affixed to encourage interested parties (such as other union members or persons who support unions) to buy such a product rather than a similar product made by a non-union company.
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It was a religious line of argument the Journal itself endowed with the authority of an article in 1929: "The union label aspires to be the emblem of humanism, even as the cross is the symbol of Christianity.
Finding a union label in a clothing store or Wal-Mart is a search even Diogenes would abandon.
Lightburn's seven-piece band is 10-years-old, and had a good few releases under its belt before the current long player No Cities Left hit the racks late last year on the Bella Union label.
Increasingly it appears that physicians' lab coats will bear the union label, At least that is the prediction of AFL-CIO officials in the wake of a decision by the New York Doctors Council--one of the nation's largest local physicians' unions--to link arms with the 1.
Although much of the article amounted to a puff piece about how companies like Liz Claiborne and the Gap have cleaned up their act and no longer rely on child labor, the story nonetheless urged its readers to look for the union label.
Still, all this registered rather dimly on the American public consciousness, to be activated occasionally by hooks like "Look for the Union Label," the popular ditty of the International Ladies Garment Workers Union (ILGWU).
As always, the AFL-CIO asks that people look for the union label on manufactured goods -- even on goods that say they are produced in the U.
Since that time, Brunswick products have carried the distinctive Brotherhood union label.
Rankin is also a vice president of the Maritime Trades Department, Food and Allied Service Trades Department, and the Union Label Department, all of the AFL-CIO.
American Income Life, a 100-percent union label Company, continues to experience growth during the economic downturn due to middle-income Americans' increased insurance needs.
Included are posters from organizing drives, famous strikes, union label drives, political and information campaigns.
AFTER discovering the many layered majesty of Fleet Foxes, the Bella Union label look like they've uncovered another gem in Canada's The Acorn who play Birmingham Glee Club on Monday.
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