At a time when supporting good middle class jobs is more important than ever, the Los Angeles County Federation of Labor is pleased to welcome you to the fourth edition of LA Labor 411 – the definitive guide to LA’s labor unions, labor products and labor-friendly companies. This edition – bigger and better than ever – now features over 3,000 union listings, including hundreds of your favorite products you already know and trust, as well as dozens of local hotels, printers, hospitals, recreation venues and listings from more union and union-friendly companies than ever before.
We are proud that we are making it easier than ever to buy union – both with our print directory and our online version, www.LALabor411.org. Not only are we #4 in Google search under ”Buy Union,” LA Labor 411 can now be found on Capitol Hill, in Sacramento and in City Hall as well as in thousands of union offices, constituent organizations and progressive households across the country. People know where to turn to find a definitive list that supports union workers and good employers.
Why is buying union so important? When you use your consumer dollars to support businesses that care about their communities and provide their workers with a safe workplace, a secure paycheck and affordable benefits, you are voting with your pocketbook. We can all contribute in this fight for good jobs each and every day. By purchasing union made products and services, you are supporting proud, skilled, well-paid working men and women who care about the quality, safety and value of what they produce. We are excited to share the best of LA with you – all built and maintained by union hands. Join us as LA Labor 411 helps harness our consumer dollars so we are investing in US — in the lives of thousands of hardworking union families.
Feel secure knowing all the goods and services listed in our directory have our “Good Union Quality” seal of approval. You’ll know its union built, union proud.
Maria Elena Durazo
LA County Federation of Labor, AFL-CIO