News From: Thanksgiving

by Guest Post | on Nov 08, 2017

80% of Workers Will Enjoy 4 Days of Thanksgiving Weekend

Bloomberg Law's annual Thanksgiving Holiday Practices Survey discovered that a preponderance of U.S. workers will have a long weekend over the upcoming holiday, with nearly four in five (78...

by Brian Young | on Dec 08, 2016

Helping the needy this holiday

On Tuesday, November 22nd, International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 1820 delivered Thanksgiving meals to families in need. As part of their effort to give back to the community, the...

by Kris LaGrange | on Nov 23, 2016

Happy Thanksgiving from the UCOMM Family

UCOMM works directly with over 30 different unions spanning four states and every year, the respective elected union leaders put ink to paper (or fingers to keys) crafting Thanksgiving messages. All...

by Labor 411 | on Nov 22, 2016

Enjoy a Union Made Thanksgiving

As you celebrate a festive Thanksgiving holiday with family, friends and the special people in your life, Labor 411 reminds you to be grateful for the employers who provide their employees with...

by Labor 411 | on Nov 02, 2016

Stop the Black Friday Creep

Thanksgiving – a day to relax, watch football, share a great meal and spend time with friends and family. Or at least that’s how it used to be, until retailers started competing with...

by Kris LaGrange | on Nov 28, 2015

Stay Home on Black Friday

After the 2008 Black Friday trampling death of a low wage exploited Walmart worker in Long Island, NY the behavior of the American consumer on Thanksgiving night and Black Friday have drawn worldwide...

by Kris LaGrange | on Dec 06, 2013

LIBN Column: Our great American shame

The early numbers are in: Americans spent approximately $12.3 billion on Thanksgiving and Black Friday.The two-day numbers weren’t as big as some retailers expected, given that many companies...

by Kris LaGrange | on Nov 29, 2013

Is That Turkey Kosher?

Check out this excellent Opinion Editorial which bridges the values of Hanukkah and Thanksgiving. The Jewish religious holiday marks the re-dedication of the sacred Temple of Jerusalem at the...

by Buddy Thoman | on Nov 27, 2013

IBEW 94: Giving thanks for all we have!

Message from Business Manager Buddy Thoman: Brothers and sisters, Turkey Day is just hours away. The food, the family, football, the brisk Fall air and a day where we get together with those we...

by George Bloom | on Nov 27, 2013

CWA 1104: Giving thanks for all we have!

Message from President George Bloom:Brothers and sisters, Turkey Day is just hours away. The food, the family, football, the brisk fall air and a day when we get together with those we love and give...

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