BUYER BEWARE: FALSE ADVERTISING
If there is one thing that gets me riled up, it’s this.
A few years back while looking for union made boots online, I found a store called “Union Made” online. I excitedly reviewed the options. Upon closer investigation I found out that their products are not, in fact, union made.
For a while they even had a union bug (the sign that a product is union made, with the union’s local on it) as their company logo. The AFL-CIO sent them to ceases and desist letter.
This falsification is a slap in the face to every man woman and child in this c0untry and around the world who fought and sometimes died for the right to a union, to organization and a voice and dignity on the job.
I could rant about this all day but I will spare you and just link to some articles of people who have researched this.
When asked, Todd Barket the store founder said: “It had nothing to do with unions. I’m surprised that people took the name literally.”
So buyer, beware. Do not shop at UNIONMADE.