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Union Printers in Iowa – 2014

Cedar Rapids Area

Adcraft  Printing  309 5th Ave SE, Cedar Rapids, IA. 52401

Amberjack Graphics – 3370 64th St. Dr. Palo, IA. 52324. 319-436-5547 or Fax 319-436-2668

Council Bluffs/Omaha Area

Unionist Printing, 1309 NW Radial Hwy. Omaha, NE ,  402-558-9500. Fax 402-558-9501.

Des Moines Area

Carter Printing – 1739 E Grand Ave. Des Moines, IA. 50317 515-265-6139.

Garner Printing –   1697 NE 53rd Ave. Des Moines, IA. 50313 515-266-2171

LBS/Corporate Image (Library Binding) – 1801 Thompson, Des Moines, IA  50316. 515-262-3191 Fax 888-262-3839.

LC Printing –  411 SW 8th St., Des Moines, IA. 50309. 515-243-2402.

Ottumwa Area

Ottumwa Printing, 105 S Birch St. Ottumwa, IA. 52501, 641-682-3935

Quad City Area

Acme Sign Company – 563-322-7947

Campaign Pros – 5200 SW 30th st, Davenport, IA. 52802.  866-343-6131.

Precision Signz Graphic Impressionz -1055 Valley Drive, Bettendorf, IA. 52722. 563-441-4444 Fax 563-441-2222  toll free 866-Signz-R-US

Herald Print – 309-755-5224  jon:

Model Printers – 310 15th St. Moline, Illinois, 61265. 309-764-2221

Quad City Direct Mail – 309-799-7171

Quad City Press – 1325 15th St. Moline, Illinois, 61265 309-764-8142

Rad Screen Printing – PO Box 3321 215 High St. Port Byron, IL. 61275.  309-523-9925

Sioux City Area

Record Printing – 1117 Villa Ave. Sioux City, IA 51103. 712-252-0100, 800-779-0106, Fax 712-258-3375.

Waterloo Area

Dickey’s Printing -819 Sycamore St. Waterloo, IA 50703. 319-234-1777. Fax 319-234-1777.

Image Pointe – 1224 LaPorte Rd. Waterloo, IA. 50702. 319-234-3109

The Shirt Shack – 903 Broadway St. Waterloo, IA. 50703 319-226-4100 Fax 319-226-3612

Current Boycott List

Hospitality, Transportation and Travel


The global Hyatt boycott has ended. However, there are a number of local Hyatts with continuing labor disputes. Please support the workers in these hotels by continuing to boycott the following properties:

  • MASSACHUSETTS: Hyatt Harborside Boston, Hyatt Regency Boston and Hyatt Regency Cambridge
  • CALIFORNIA:  Hyatt Regency Santa Clara, the Hyatt Regency Sacramento and the Hyatt Fisherman’s Wharf in San Francisco
  • TEXAS:  Grand Hyatt San Antonio and Hyatt Regency San Antonio
  • SEATTLE:  Grand Hyatt Seattle and Hyatt at Olive 8 Seattle
  • INDIANA:  Hyatt Regency Indianapolis

To avoid current or future strikes, boycotts, and other labor disputes at Hyatts or any other venues, we urge you to:

  • Use our Union Hotel Guide  at or download our iPhone App which lists which hotels to patron or avoid
  • Secure the following protective language in your event contract to protect you in the case of an unexpected labor dispute:

EXCUSED NON-PERFORMANCE DUE TO LABOR DISPUTE.Notwithstanding anything in this Agreement to the contrary, if performance hereunder would foreseeably involve [Group] in or subject it to the effects of a boycott, strike, lockout, picketing or other labor dispute and [Group] therefore withholds, delays or cancels performance, it shall have no liability there from, provided that [Group] may not withhold, delay or cancel performance based upon a labor dispute involving its own employees. In the event of a cancellation under this Section, neither [Group] nor its members shall have any future obligation under this Agreement, and any deposits or other payments made to the Hotel by [Group] or its members to reserve rooms or other space for use, and/or for services to be provided, shall promptly be refunded to [Group] or its members. This Section shall supersede all other provisions of this Agreement and shall be construed and enforced in accordance with the laws of the State of [Group’s home state here]

Renaissance Providence Downtown Hotel (added May 30, 2014)

SHERATON CRYSTAL CITY, Arlington, Virginia, Management: HEI

HILTON, Long Beach, Calif., Management: HEI


LE MERIDIEN, San Francisco, Management: HEI

HILTON, Anchorage

SHERATON, Anchorage



ECHOSTAR DISHNETWORK Satellite Television Service

Legal Services

American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, AFL-CIO



Cigarettes: BestValue, Camel, Century, Doral, Eclipse, Magna, Monarch, More, Now, Salem, Sterling, Vantage, and Winston; plus all Moonlight Tobacco products


Palermo brand pizza, “Classics” brand pizza, private label brand frozen pizza produced by Palermo’s including Costco’s Kirkland brand

Staples Office Supply Stores (added May 30, 2014)

Added at the request of APWU


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