Labor Unions (Page 16)


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    United Farm Workers of America

    The United Farm Workers of America (UFW) is a labor union representing agricultural workers, mostly in the state of California. Cesar Chavez, a Mexican-American organizer and leader of the Chicano movement, founded the union; Chavez would become one of the best-known leaders of labor unionism in the 20th century through
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    United Federation of Teachers (UFT)

    The United Federation of Teachers (UFT) is a government worker union representing schoolteachers in New York City. It is an affiliate of the national American Federation of Teachers labor union as AFT Local 2 and the American Federation of Labor-Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO) and is one of
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    United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW)

    The United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW) is the sixth-largest national labor union in the United States, representing employees in the food production, retail, and chemical industries.
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    United Food and Commercial Workers Local 770 (UFCW Local 770)

    United Food and Commercial Workers Local 770 is a union that represents workers in healthcare, retail health, grocery, packing and cannabis industries in California. 1 The union reported 29,300 members
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    United for Respect

    United for Respect (formerly known as the Organization United for Respect, as well as OUR Walmart) was a publicity campaign created by the United Food and Commercial Workers union (UFCW). United for Respect was formed in 2010 to create pressure on retailer Walmart (which critics suggested was intended to
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    United Mine Workers of America (UMWA)

    United Mine Workers of America (UMWA) is a labor union that historically represented miners, though today it also counts health care workers, truck drivers, manufacturing workers, and government employees among its members. UMWA is a member of the AFL-CIO labor federation. History Early Years United Mine Workers of America
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    United Power Trades Organization

    The United Power Trades Organization is a union that seeks to support the workplace rights of individuals working in jobs in electricity and hydropower facilities. 1
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    United Public Workers

    United Public Workers is the Hawaii chapter of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees and AFL-CIO unions. The union was formed in 1944 in Hawaii and supports public and private sector employees working in hospitals, water and waste management, and local maintenance sectors.
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    United Steelworkers (USW)

    The United Steelworkers (USW; formally the United Steel, Paper and Forestry, Rubber, Manufacturing, Energy, Allied Industrial and Service Workers International Union) is a major industrial labor union. The union is a member of the AFL-CIO union federation and Workers Uniting, a partnership with British labor union Unite. The USW reported a
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    United Teachers Los Angeles (UTLA)

    United Teachers Los Angeles (UTLA) is the main labor union representing teachers and other staff of the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) in southern California, the nation’s second-largest school district. UTLA is affiliated with both the National Education Association and the American Federation of Teachers. UTLA has engaged in
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    United Teachers of Dade (UTD)

    The United Teachers of Dade (UTD), an affiliate of the American Federation of Teachers, is a teachers’ labor union in Miami-Dade County, Florida and one of the largest and most influential local teachers’ unions in the United States.
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    United Teachers of New Orleans

    United Teachers of New Orleans is a teacher union for employees of the New Orleans public school system. 1 United Teachers of New Orleans represents teachers, paraprofessionals, and other public school employees. The union has advocated
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    United Union of Roofers, Waterproofers and Allied Workers

    The United Union of Roofers, Waterproofers, and Allied Workers (often shortened to Roofers) is an AFL-CIO-affiliated construction union. It has a relatively small membership in comparison to other construction-industry trades unions, with 18,428 working members and 3,803 retiree members.
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    United University Professions

    United University Professions is a labor union representing faculty and professional staff in the State University of New York (SUNY) system.
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    Utah Education Association (UEA)

    The Utah Education Association (UEA) is a labor union for teachers and other education professionals in the state of Utah that supports left-of-center tax, curriculum, and LGBT-related policies. 1 It is
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    Utility Workers Union of America

    The Utility Workers Union of America represents employees working in electrical, gas, water, and nuclear energy industries. The union was founded in the 1940s and is an affiliated member union of the large left-leaning AFL-CIO labor federation. The union claims to represent more than 50,000 individual members across dozens
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    Virginia AFL-CIO

    The Virginia AFL-CIO is the state-level body for the American Federation of Labor-Congress of Industrial Organization (AFL-CIO) labor union federation in Virginia. The AFL-CIO is the largest federation of labor unions in the United States, and the Virginia AFL-CIO is the state’s largest federation of labor unions.
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    Virginia Education Association

    The Virginia Education Association (VEA) is a left-of-center labor union that represents teachers in the Commonwealth of Virginia. The union is based in Richmond, Virginia. The VEA is an affiliate of the National Education Association (NEA), the largest labor union in the United States. The VEA claims a membership
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    Washington Education Association

    The Washington Education Association is a left-of-center teachers union that is the Washington state affiliate of the National Education Association. The union represents primarily public-school teachers and teaching assistants throughout the state and is the largest statewide teachers union in the state, outnumbering the American Federation of Teachers
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    Washington State Labor Council, AFL-CIO

    The Washington State Labor Council, AFL-CIO (WSLC) is a state-level pressure group affiliated with the AFL-CIO, the largest association of labor unions in the United States. The council assists AFL-CIO member unions with organizing activist campaigns and engages in its own activism, lobbying, and public relations initiatives on their