National Labor Unions Special Interest Groups

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Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
N/A 2022 Amalgamated Transit Union
2020 2020 American Federation of Government Employees
2021 2020 American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO)
N/A N/A American Federation of Musicians
2017 2021 American Federation of State, County & Municipal Employees (AFSCME)
2012 2020 American Federation of Teachers
2004 2021 American Postal Workers Union
2006 N/A American Road & Transportation Builders Association
2007 2020 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
2020 2023 Communications Workers of America
N/A 2020 Inlandboatmen's Union of the Pacific
N/A 2020 Interior Systems Local 352
N/A 2020 International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees
N/A 2020 International Association of Bridge, Structural, Ornamental and Reinforcing Iron Workers Union
N/A N/A International Association of Heat and Frost Insulators and Allied Workers (HFIAW)
2010 2022 International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers
N/A 2020 International Association of Sheet Metal, Air, Rail, and Transportation (SMART) Workers
2013 2020 International Brotherhood of Boilermakers
2014 2022 International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW)
2018 2021 International Brotherhood of Teamsters
N/A 2022 International Federation of Professional and Technical Engineers (IFPTE)
N/A 2021 International Longshoremen's Association
N/A 2020 International Union of Bricklayers & Allied Craftworkers
N/A 2020 International Union of Painters and Allied Trades (IUPAT)
N/A 2021 Laborers' International Union of North America
N/A 2020 National Association of Government Employees
N/A 2020 National Association of Home Builders
N/A 2020 National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC)
N/A 2018 National Border Patrol Council
2016 2010 National Farmers Union
1990 N/A National Federation of Federal Employees
N/A 2020 National Immigration and Customs Enforcement Council
N/A 2022 National Nurses United
2018 2020 National Treasury Employees Union
N/A 2020 New England Police Benevolent Association
N/A 2020 North America's Building Trades Unions
N/A 2020 Operative Plasterers' and Cement Masons' International Association
N/A 2021 Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union
2012 2020 Service Employees International Union (SEIU)
N/A 2018 Southwest Mountain States 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
2015 2021 UFCW (United Food and Commercial Workers)
N/A 2020 United Association
2019 2023 United Automobile, Aerospace and Agricultural Implement Workers of America (UAW)
2008 2020 United Electrical, Radio and Machine Workers
N/A 2022 United Farm Workers of America
N/A 2022 United Mine Workers of America
N/A 2020 United Steelworkers
2008 2020 Utility Workers Union of America
2014 N/A Workplace Choice