Is Dad your go-to grill master? A hunter or fisherman? Maybe he enjoys a good beer or bourbon? is your favorite gift for dad the tried-and-true neck tie? Which ever gift you give, make sure it is union-made.
We’ve compiled a list of union-made gifts for the special father in your life.
ANCHOR HOCKING COOKWARE FOR ON THE GRILL AND IN THE KITCHEN
United Steelworkers Local 512T in Rochester, PA.
BROOKS BROTHER NECK TIES
New England Joint Board UNITE HERE—Southwick is a manufacturer of tailored clothing. Members at Local 187 in Haverhill, Mass., make custom tailored men’s suits and clothing for such brands as Brooks Brothers and Orvis. Additionally, Local 187 members proudly make dress uniforms for the US Navy. Notable customers of Southwick include Stephen Colbert and Former Vice President Joe Biden.
WEBER GRILLS (SUMMIT, GENESIS AND WEBER Q LINES AND RELATED GRILL ACCESSORIES)
International Union of Allied, Novelty and Production Workers.
Pride in craftsmanship takes on an entirely new meaning when it comes to knives, blades and other products manufactured by members of USW Local Union 5429 at Cutco.
Though Jim Beam is most known for the familiar Jim Beam Original Bourbon, the men and women of UFCW Local 111D in Clermont and in Boston, Kentucky, also make other well-known bourbons, including Knob Creek, Booker’s, and Basil Hayden.
There are many brands that are union-made including Bud, Bass Ale, Becks, Blue Moon, Butte Creek, Coors, Dundee, Genesee, Goose Island, Hamm’s, Icehouse, Killians, Leinies, Lionshead, Mendocino, Michelob, Miller, Molson, Natural, Pabst, Red Dog, Schlitz, Shock Top, and more.
HUNTING AND FISHING
Union Sportsmen’s Alliance: For the Dad that likes to hunt and fish, how about a Union Sportsmen’s Alliance membership? The exclusive union memberships offered are Silver, Gold and Platinum levels and include access to mony-saving discounts, chances to win prizes and trips, and free gifts. Visit http://unionsportsmen.org/ for more information.
A DAY AT THE BALL PARK
No matter where you live, most Major League Ball Parks are unionized. Everyone from vendors selling food and drinks, the staff maintaining the fields, the camera men and broadcasters, the Umpires officiating the game, and the players on the field are union. Treat Dad to a day at your home team ball park to support union workers across industries.