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National Labor Unions Special Interest Groups

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Labor Unions

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
2016 2016 American Federation of Government Employees
2015 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
2010 2017 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 2017 International Brotherhood of Teamsters
N/A 2017 International Longshoremen's Association
2005 N/A International Sleep Products Association
N/A 2017 Laborers' International Union of North America
N/A 2017 National Association of Government Empoyees
N/A 2016 National Association of Home Builders
2016 2010 National Farmers Union
1990 N/A National Federation of Federal Employees
2016 2016 National Treasury Employees Union
N/A 2016 New England Police Benevolent Association
N/A 2016 North America's Building Trades Unions
N/A 2017 Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union
2012 2016 Service Employees International Union (SEIU)
N/A 2017 The Bricklayers and Allied Craftworkers Union of New Jersey
2006 N/A Transportation Communications Union
2009 2016 United Auto Workers
2008 2016 United Electrical Radio and Machine Workers
N/A 2017 United Farm Workers of America
2015 2016 United Food & Commercial Workers
N/A N/A United Food & Commercial Workers Local 400
N/A 2018 United Mine Workers of America
N/A 2017 United Steelworkers
2008 2016 Utility Workers Union of America
2014 N/A Workplace Choice
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