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Why Advertise with Us

CONNECTING UNION MEMBERS TO LOCAL BUSINESSES

Our Organization is the leading independent union member referral service of Online Business Listings. Our advertising solutions offer advertising sponsors a simple and affordable way of creating a web presence and avenues to market their products and services to local union members, city and government workers, credit union members and military personnel online. Our listing packages provide advertising sponsors preferred placement in our provider page search results This allows our advertising sponsors to have their information available to millions of potential union member customers, not only at a high traffic site, but also throughout our robust network. Our Organization is committed to helping the local community by working hand-in-hand with a variety of local charities, as well as giving to help fight nationwide and global issues.

OUR BUSINESS

Our Organization was founded on the philosophy of providing free services to all union members and affordable sponsorship to all local businesses in the United States. With a focus on developing advanced advertising features for businesses that wouldn’t otherwise enjoy them, Our Organization has enjoyed a dedicated customer base, as well as returning visitors who rely on our site to find the most accurate information on union news in their town. We have an eye on the latest emerging technologies so UWF sponsors have the latest features at their disposal, usually at no additional cost. Our Organization is dedicated to levelling the playing field, allowing local businesses the ability to advertise online. As advertising shifts from traditional venues to union member outlets, we are steadfast in our commitment that every sponsor has access to this growing hard working customer base. With Our Organization belonging to some of the web’s largest networks of distribution, and our commitment to the latest search engine strategies, sponsors enjoy a wider reach, placing their business in front of millions of union members, city and government workers, credit union members and military personnel in their local area and nationwide. Our Organization will constantly evaluate and upgrade our network distribution to find the most valuable online traffic for our sponsors.

OUR INDUSTRY

While most yellow page type of advertising on the Web is controlled by the telecomm industry, Our Organization was built on requests from our community. Our competitors are established in regional markets, which limit their web coverage. Our Organization provides consistent data from coast to coast, ensuring you will find the most accurate information, regardless of which city or town you search in. Our Organization is not an offshoot, or a line item on a large budget; we are solely focused on interfacing local business’ with union members via the World Wide Web. With the growth of local search, Our Organization has become the central source for union members to get the information about their job, boycotts, strikes or any other news on labor unions nationwide. Advertising sponsors do not need to learn web strategies, or hire someone to oversee their web presence when they have Our Organization on their side .

OUR MISSION

Our Organization mission is to be the #1 resource site for all union members nationwide by offering our advertising sponsors a superior marketing platform to grow their business and tools to expand their reach to deliver consumers to their business and to provide an organization of dedicated professionals committed to providing our customers with a calibre of service unequalled in our industry.

Percentage of Union Members per State

THE UNION WORKER PROFILE

Union members earn better wages and benefits than workers who aren’t union members. On average, union workers’ wages are 30 percent higher than their nonunion counterparts. While only 14 percent of nonunion workers have guaranteed pensions, fully 68 percent of union workers do. More than 97 percent of union workers have jobs that provide health insurance benefits, but only 85 percent of nonunion workers do. Unions help employers create a more stable, productive workforce-where workers have a say in improving their jobs.

Earnings by Occupation, 2007 Full-Time Wage and Salary Workers’ Median Weekly Earnings

Union
Nonunion
Difference
Management, professional and related occupations
$996
$996
0%
Management, business and financial operations occupations
1,042
1,044
-0.2%
Management occupations
1,172
1,160
1.0%
Business and financial operations occupations
934
950
-1.6%
Professional and related occupations
987
942
4.8%
Computer and mathematical occupations
1,188
1,231
-3.5%
Architecture and engineering occupations
1,179
1,221
-3.4%
Life, Physical and Social Science Occupations
1,147
1,036
10.7%
Community and Social Service Occupations
920
732
25.7
Legal Occupations
1,180
1,148
2.8%
Education, Training and Library Occupations
959
742
29.2%
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media Occupations
1000
807
23.9%
Health Care Practitioner and Technical Occupations
1,005
906
10.9%
Service Occupations
666
421
58.2
Health Care Support Occupations
502
446
12.6%
Protective Service Occupations
954
610
56.4%
Food Preparation ans Serving-related Occupations
502
379
32.5%
Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations
551
407
35.4%
Personal Care and Service Occupations
585
420
39.3%
Sales and Office Occupations
717
587
22.1%
Sales and Related Occupations
648
643
1%
Office and Administrative Support Occupations
726
560
29.6%
Natural Resources, Construction and Maintenance Occupations
973
617
57.7%
Construction and Extractions Occupations
976
597
63.5%
Installation, Maintenance and Repair Occupations
975
709
37.5%
Production, Transportation and Material Moving Occupations
759
540
40.6%
Production Occupations
761
552
37.9%
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations
757
523
44.7%

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Union Members in 2006, Jan. 25, 2007, Table 4. Median weekly earnings of full-time wage and salary workers by union affiliation, occupation and industry.