Unions are about magnifying worker power — and that includes buying power. In the Buy Union section, we report on union-made products and services — as well as goods made by unfair and abusive employers.
Hyatt turned heatlamps on Chicago picketers and fired unionized Boston housekeepers en masse.
Leafleters took the message to Portland mall shoppers.
Supporting union-made products helps keep good jobs in the community.
Prison-made baked goods are being served in Washington schools, displacing union-made goods.
Fabric for the “Portland Collection” is union-made in Oregon and Washington.
The union-backed national conservation group for union hunters and fishers holds its first Oregon event.
Starbucks pays a fired Portland barista to settle charges, after federal agency issues complaint.
The chocolate-maker, disguised behind corporate fronts, pays less than $200 a week.
Workers at The Guild Public House have become members of CWA Local 7901.
Supporters will go to the union salon for a haircut, and show their union colors.