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Special Interest Groups

National Employment and Affirmative Action Special Interest Groups

Project Vote Smart reports on performance evaluations from all special interest groups (SIGs) who provide them, regardless of issue or bias. If you know of a group that provides ratings not included here, please contact us at ratings@votesmart.org.

Descriptions of organizations are derived from the mission statement or description produced by each organization. Project Vote Smart does not evaluate or edit these descriptions.

Labor Unions

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
2017 2018 American Federation of Government Employees
2017 2017 American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO)
2015 2017 American Federation of State, County & Municipal Employees (AFSCME)
2012 2017 American Federation of Teachers
2004 2016 American Postal Workers Union
2006 N/A American Road & Transportation Builders Association
2007 2016 Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers
2008 N/A Center for Worker Freedom (formerly known as Alliance for Worker Freedom)
N/A 2008 Change to Win
2018 2018 Communications Workers of America
N/A 2016 International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees
N/A 2016 International Association of Bridge, Structural, Ornamental and Reinforcing Iron Workers Union
2010 2016 International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers
2013 2014 International Brotherhood of Boilermakers
2014 N/A International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers
2016 2018 International Brotherhood of Teamsters
N/A 2018 International Longshoremen's Association
2005 N/A International Sleep Products Association
N/A 2018 Laborers' International Union of North America
N/A 2018 National Association of Government Employees
N/A 2016 National Association of Home Builders
N/A 2018 National Border Patrol Council
2016 2010 National Farmers Union
1990 N/A National Federation of Federal Employees
2017 2016 National Treasury Employees Union
N/A 2016 New England Police Benevolent Association
N/A 2016 North America's Building Trades Unions
N/A 2018 Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union
2012 2016 Service Employees International Union (SEIU)
N/A 2018 Southwest Regional Council of Carpenters
N/A 2018 The Northeast Regional Council of Carpenters
2006 N/A Transportation Communications Union
2009 2018 United Auto Workers
2008 2016 United Electrical Radio and Machine Workers
N/A 2018 United Farm Workers of America
2015 2018 United Food & Commercial Workers
N/A 2018 United Mine Workers of America
N/A 2018 United Steelworkers
N/A 2016 UNITE HERE
2008 2018 Utility Workers Union of America
2014 N/A Workplace Choice
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