H&M is synonymous with fashionable and fun clothes. The Swedish retailer has also earned a reputation as a leader in fair labor. Many H&M store clerks in New York and New Jersey now have a voice on the job through membership in the UFCW. And in response to the preventable garment factory collapse in Bangladesh, H&M also agreed to the global labor movement’s push for the company to sign a landmark legally binding Accord on Fire and Building Safety to significantly improve labor standards in garment manufacturing in that country.
Famous for their wool peacoats, Sterlingwear of Boston makes outerwear for men, women, and children. All of Sterlingwear of Boston’s products are made by UNITE HERE New England Joint Board Local 1 members at the East Boston facility. The company is also the exclusive manufacturer of the U.S. Navy’s iconic peacoat. To stay warm this winter, bundle up the whole family in Sterlingwear of Boston’s union-made coats!
Good news for working men and women in need of some new clothes! The rugged apparel brand Carharrt has just released a “Made in America Line” that includes, coats, work pants, and socks for both men and women. Nine hundred UFCW members make these stylish and sturdy clothes in two factories in the company’s Tennessee and Kentucky plants.
Nation, did you know that the suits Stephen Colbert wears are union-made? Southwick makes some of the finest men’s clothing for retailers like Brooks Brothers and Orvis and its employees are proud members of UNITE HERE New England Joint Board Local 187. Don a Southwick suit, and you’ll be looking sharp while supporting good American jobs!
Need to replace those old work boots? Take a step in the right direction with union-made Red Wing Shoes. Made by members of the UFCW, these “kicks” are the epitome of functionality, style, and swagger.
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