Their Biographies, Issue Positions, Voting Records, Public Statements, Ratings and their Funders.

National Employment and Affirmative Action Special Interest Groups

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Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
2019 2017 AFL-CIO (American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations)
N/A 2020 Amalgamated Transit Union
2019 2018 American Federation of Government Employees
2017 2020 American Federation of State, County & Municipal Employees (AFSCME)
2012 2020 American Federation of Teachers
2004 2020 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
2019 2020 Communications Workers of America
N/A 2020 Inlandboatmen's Union of the Pacific
N/A 2016 International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees
N/A 2020 International Association of Bridge, Structural, Ornamental and Reinforcing Iron Workers Union
2010 2020 International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers
2013 2014 International Brotherhood of Boilermakers
2014 2020 International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers
2018 2018 International Brotherhood of Teamsters
N/A 2018 International Longshoremen's Association
N/A 2016 International Union of Bricklayers & Allied Craftworkers
N/A 2018 Laborers' International Union of North America
N/A 2020 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
2018 2016 National Treasury Employees Union
N/A 2020 New England Police Benevolent Association
N/A 2016 North America's Building Trades Unions
N/A 2018 Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union
N/A 2020 SEIU District 1199 WV/KY/OH (Service Employees International Union)
N/A 2020 SEIU Healthcare: Indiana-Illinois-Missouri-Kansas (Service Employees International Union)
N/A 2012 Service Employees International Union Local 32BJ
2012 2016 Service Employees International Union (SEIU)
N/A 2018 Southwest Regional Council of Carpenters
N/A 2020 The International Union of Police Associations
N/A 2018 The Northeast Regional Council of Carpenters
2006 N/A Transportation Communications Union
2009 2020 United Auto Workers
2008 2020 United Electrical Radio and Machine Workers
N/A 2020 United Farm Workers of America
2015 2020 United Food & Commercial Workers
N/A 2019 United Mine Workers of America
N/A 2018 United Steelworkers
2008 2018 Utility Workers Union of America
2014 N/A Workplace Choice