List of Helpful Links for Construction Organizers

AFL-CIO Home of the Labor Movement. Complete listing of allied unions and community groups.

National Labor College NLC aka George Meany Center for Labor Studies is known as the West Point of the Labor Movement.

Organizing Institute One to three day training offered by the AFL-CIO designed to get you out of your comfort zone.

New Organizing Institute Offers political organizing training focused on new media. Started by Zack Exley and Judith Freeman.

Insulators International Association of Heat and Frost Insulators and Allied Workers (AWIU)

Electricians International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW)

Operating Engineers International Union of Operating Engineers (IUOE)

Painters International Union of Painters and Allied Trades of the United States and Canada (IUPAT)

Cement Mason’s Operative Plasterers’ and Cement Masons’ International Association of the United States and Canada (OPCMIA)

Tin Knockers Sheet Metal Workers International Association (SMWIA)

Pipe Fitters United Association of Journeymen and Apprentices of the Plumbing and Pipe Fitting Industry (UA)

Roofers United Union of Roofers, Waterproofers and Allied Workers (Roofers and Waterproofers) Jason Mann, new media organizing expert provides information on strategic organizing.

Helmets-to-Hardhats Provides opportunities for veterans to transition to a construction career.