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Apparel, Accessories & Footwear

Whether you are doing back-to-school shopping or just updating the old wardrobe, there are plenty of opportunities to buy union-made clothing,accessories and footwear.

Clothing & Accessories

Bernard Athletic Knit


John Forsyth of Canada Inc.

Leathermark Accessories

New England Shirt Company

Building Supplies & Tools

Look for these building supplies and tools at the local hardware store near you. If you do this work for a living, talk to your employer and using these union-made building supplies and tools and support companies that pay fair wages and benefits.

Betcon Inc.- Cement block

Cabano TranspoRT

Certainteed – Vinyl Siding

Continental Lime

Econord Inc. – Gyproc

Georgia-Pacific – Gypsum

Graystone – Lewis – Redi-Mix

Kerford Limestone

Kosmos – Mortar

Lehigh Portland – Cement

National Gypsum – Wallboard

Child Care Providers

Ohio Council 8, AFSCME, AFL-CIO and the Child Care Providers Together Locals are happy to present to you this directory of union child care providers. These child care providers are not only professionals able to provide high quality care in an in-home setting, but are also your union sisters and brothers. We encourage you to consider union child care for your own needs and to share this information with your local and community.

You can use the following list to find an AFSCME child care provider in your community. Click on the  Ohio Counties highlighted in blue to find an AFSCME child care providers in your community.

Adams County
Allen County 
Ashland County
Ashtabula County
Athens County 
Auglaize County 
Belmont County
Brown County
Butler County 
Carroll County
Champaign County
Clark County 
Clermont County
Clinton County
Columbiana County
Coshocton County
Crawford County
Cuyahoga County
Darke County
Defiance County
Delaware County
Erie County
Fairfield County
Fayette County 
Franklin County 
Fulton County
Gallia County
Geauga County
Greene County
Guernsey County
Hamilton County 
Hancock County 
Hardin County
Harrison County
Henry County
Highland County
Hocking County
Holmes County
Huron County 
Jackson County
Jefferson County 
Knox County
Lake County
Lawrence County
Licking County
Logan County
Lorain County 
Lucas County 
Madison County 
Mahoning County 
Marion County 
Medina County
Meigs County 
Mercer County
Miami County
Monroe County 
Montgomery County 
Morgan County
Morrow County
Muskingum County 
Noble County
Ottawa County 
Paulding County
Perry County 
Pickaway County
Pike County
Portage County 
Preble County
Putnam County
Richland County
Ross County 
Sandusky County 
Scioto County
Seneca County 
Shelby County
Stark County 
Summit County 
Trumbull County
Tuscarawas County
Union County
Van Wert County
Vinton County 
Warren County 
Washington County 
Wayne County 
Williams County
Wood County
Wyandot County

If you are an independent, in-home child care provider and want to join AFSCME Council-8, click here to find out more information.

Food & Beverage

Looking to fill your kitchen with good, union-made foods and beverages? Look at the list below as you make your grocery list and support the companies that support our middle class.


Baked Goods (36)

Breakfast Foods (67)

Candy & Chocolate (77)

Condiments, Sweeteners, Spices & Sauces (65)

Cooking Oils & Shortening (56)

Dairy (53)

Everything Else (108)

Fruits, Nuts & Vegetables (51)

Meats (246)

Snacks (142)


Alcohol (305)

Non-Alcoholic (37)


Need to stop and get some fast food while you are on the road or a quick meal at home? Look at these restaurants that serve-up union made meals. Whether it is the meatballs at Subway or buns and burgers at Wendys, union-made or union packed is all around if you know where to look.


Warehouse & Grocery Stores

Need to go shopping? Then shop where union members work and receive fair pay and benefits rather than a store where workers have no voice on the job.

Dierbergs Market

Foodrama Supermarkets, Inc.

Giant Eagle- Hermitage

Giant Eagle-East/West

Giant Eagle-Strip

Jewel Food Stores, Inc.

Lucky/Sav-On Combo Stores

Mega Marts, LLC

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