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Ted Stevens

Ted Stevens's Ratings and Endorsements on Issue: Employment and Affirmative Action

Full Name: Ted Stevens

Employment and Affirmative Action

2008 Center for Worker Freedom - Positions 38%
2007 Center for Worker Freedom - Positions 40%
2007 Federally Employed Women - Positions 50%
2007 National Employment Lawyers Association - Positions 0%
2005-2006 Business and Professional Women USA - Positions 33%
2005-2006 Federally Employed Women - Positions 20%
2005-2006 National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association - Positions 0%
2004 Workplace Fairness - Positions 0%
2003-2004 Business and Professional Women USA - Positions 62%
2003-2004 Federally Employed Women - Positions 20%
2003-2004 National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association - Positions 33%
2003-2004 National Association for the Self-Employed - Positions 100%
2003 Business and Professional Women USA - Positions 60%
2003 United Auto Workers - Positions on Workplace Rights 25%
2003 Workplace Fairness - Positions 0%
2002 National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association - Positions 0%
2001-2002 Business and Professional Women USA - Positions 22%
2001-2002 National Association for the Self-Employed - Positions 100%
2001 American Benefits Council - Positions 71%
1999-2000 National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association - Positions 0%
1996 Communications Workers of America - Positions on Workplace Rights 63%
1996 United Auto Workers - Positions on Workplace Rights 6%
1995-1996 International Association of Fire Fighters - Positions on Workplace Rights 17%
1995-1996 National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association - Positions 20%
1995 United Food & Commercial Workers - Positions on Workplace Rights 0%

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