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Omaha Steve Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Feb-23-08 03:24 PM
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This is an example of a union bug
Edited on Sat Feb-23-08 03:32 PM by Omaha Steve

When a customer orders a print product in a union shop, the customer has the option of including a bug to show the item was printed under a union contract. Most democratic candidates use union shops and include the bug.

Here is a sample bug:

Is the Allied Union Label on your printed material genuine and certified?

Printed products bearing an authentic Allied Printing Trades Council label are symbols of the quality, skill, experience and pride that union members put into their work every day. Unauthorized use of, or tampering with, this union label (also known as a union bug) is illegal.

By working with Union Solidarity Graphics, you can be confident that your printing projects bear a genuine and certified union label. Displaying the Allied label on your projects demonstrate that you recognize just how vital and important the union community actually is.

I was GAU when I was fired for trying to organize a shop. The GAU merged. Then it became Teamsters affiliated. One of the old GAU bugs:

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  - Can't see it Steve  Left Brain   Feb-23-08 03:28 PM   #1 
  - I see your point  Omaha Steve   Feb-23-08 03:40 PM   #2 
Left Brain Donating Member (895 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Feb-23-08 03:28 PM
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1. Can't see it Steve
Edited on Sat Feb-23-08 03:31 PM by Left Brain
But here's my bug:

(On edit, most people will recognize the printers' Union bugs, like this one, in teeny-tiny print on the back of a greeting card or bottom of a printed page, etc.)

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Omaha Steve Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Feb-23-08 03:40 PM
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2. I see your point

I'm an AFSCME member. AFSCME just changed it's logo

It's not really a bug anymore:

The old logo on a poker chip was all I could find in a hurry:

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