Unions have been a much discussed topic during the last few Democratic Presidential Debates. The 2020 Primary and General elections are very important for the future of the Labor Movement

That's why we want you to know which candidate unions have endorsed up to this point. We're providing a non-exhaustive list of which unions have endorsed Senator Bernie Sanders and Vice-President Joe Biden for President of the United States (updated once daily until the General Election).

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AFT - American Federation of Teachers - Co-Endorsement with others - https://www.politico.com/news/2020/02/20/american-federation-teachers-biden-sanders-warren-116550
– American Postal Workers Union, representing 200,000
NNU – National Nurses United, representing 150,000
NUHW – National Union of Healthcare Workers, representing 15,000
UE – United Electrical, Radio and Machine Workers of America, representing 35,900
AFGE – American Federation of Government Employees: Local 704 (EPA Workers in IL, IN, MI, MN, OH & WI), representing 1,000
AFSCME – American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees: Local 148 (Los Angeles County Public Defender Union)
AFM – American Federation of Musicians: Local 47 (Los Angeles, CA), representing 7,000 Sanders AFT – American Federation of Teachers: Vermont (VT), representing 5,000
BIDG – The Boston Independent Drivers Guild (MA)
CCEA – Clark County Educational Association, representing 19,000 (NV)
CWA – Communications Workers of America: Local 9119 (CA), representing 17,000  
IBEW – International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers: Local 1634 (IA)
IBT – International Brotherhood of Teamsters: Pennsylvania Federation Brotherhood of Maintenance of Way Employes Division (PA)
ILWU – International Longshore and Warehouse Union: Inlandboatman's Union of the Pacific (WA, AK, CA, OR, WA, HI), representing 3,500
SEIU – Service Employees International Union: Local 1984, representing 10,000 (NH) UFCW – United Food and Commercial Workers International Union: Local 230 (IA) UNITE HERE: Local 11 (AZ, CA), representing 30,000  
UAW United Automobile Workers: Local 2322, representing 5,000 (VT, NH, MA)
United Teachers Los Angeles, representing 35,000 (CA)
UURWAW – United Union of Roofers, Waterproofers and Allied Workers: Local 36 (CA)
San Diego AFT Community College Guild (San Diego and Grossmont CC districts), Local 1931
Oakland (CA) Ed Assoc (NEA) (Oakland USD)
United Teachers of Richmond
(CA) (NEA) (West Contra Costa USD)
APWU Local 44 Des Moines
AFT 2121 at City College of SF
- 2,000 members - Co-endorsed with Warren
Washington Teachers' Union


IAM - International Association of Machinists and Aero Space Workers
Amalgamated Transit Union, representing 200,000
AFT - American Federation of Teachers, representing 1.6 million Co-endorsement with others - https://www.politico.com/news/2020/02/20/american-federation-teachers-biden-sanders-warren-116550
Ironworkers - International Association of Bridge, Structural, Ornamental, and Reinforcing Iron Workers, representing 130,000
IAFF - International Association of Fire Fighters, representing 313,000
IAM - International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers, representing 570,000
IBEW - International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, representing 725,000
NAGE - National Association of Government Employees, representing over 100,000
UFCW - United Food And Commercial Workers Local 1776 Keystone State, representing 20,000
UFCW - United Food and Commercial Workers Union Local 1625
Scranton Federation of Teachers

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Disclaimer: If you find that any of these endorsements are inaccurate or outdated please let us know by sending us a press release, article or signed statement on letter head from the union you represent. UnionBase does not endorse any candidate and purely provides information to support the labor movement and workers.

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