Our Unions And Allies

The Florida AFL-CIO represents over 500 local labor unions, 10 councils, and over one million union members, retirees, and their families in the state. Below is a comprehensive list of all the unions currently affiliated with the state federation. Click on the links next to each union to reach their websites and social media pages.


American Federation of Government Employees, AFGE

American Federation of State County and Municipal Employees, AFSCME

American Federation of Musicians, AFM

American Federation of Teachers, AFT

Air Line Pilots Association, ALPA

American Postal Workers Union, APWU

Amalgamated Transit Union, ATU
Association of Heat and Frost Insulators and Allied Workers, AWIU

Bricklayers and Allied Craftworkers, BAC
Broward County Council of Professional Fire Fighters, BCCPFF

Bakery, Confectionary, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers, BCTGM
Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen, BLET
Brotherhood of Maintenance Way Employees, BMWE
Communications Workers of America, CWA
Dade County Schools Maintenance Employee Committee, DCSMEC

Florida Building and Construction Trades Council, FBCTC
Florida Education Association, FEA
Federation of Public and Private Employees, FOPE

Florida Electrical Workers Association, FEWA
Florida Professional Firefighters, FPF

Glass, Molders, Pottery, Plastics and Allied Workers, GMP

International Association of Fire Fighters, IAFF
International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers, IAM
International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees, IATSE
International Brotherhood of Boilermakers, IBB
International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, IBEW
International Brotherhood of Teamsters, IBT
International Longshoreman Association, ILA
Iron Workers, IW
International Union of Elevator Constructors, IUEC

International Union of Operating Engineers, IUOE

International Union of Painters and Allied Trades, IUPAT
International Union of Police Associations, IUPA
Laborers' International Union of North America, LIUNA
Maritime Trades Council, MTC
Masters, Mates & Pilots Maritime Union, MMPMU
National Association of Broadcast Employees and Technicians, NABET

National Association of Letter Carriers, NALC
National Conference of Firemen and Oilers, NCFO

National Football League Players Association, NFLPA
National Nurses United, NNU
Office and Professional Employees International Union, OPEIU
Professional Aviation Safety Specialist, PASS
Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union, RWDSU
Screen Actors Guild - American Federation of Television and Radio Artists, SAG-AFTRA
Seafarers International Union, SIU

Sheet Metal, Air, Rail and Transportation Workers, SMART
Transportation Workers Union, TWU
United Auto Workers, UAW
United Food and Commercial Workers, UFCW
United Federation of Teachers, UFT
Union of Needletrades, Industrial, and Textile Employees and Hotel Employees and Restaurant Employees Union, UNITE HERE
United Steel Workers, USW
Utility Workers Union of America, UWUA

Florida AFL-CIO constituency groups work with Central Labor Councils (CLC’s) and local unions to build power on a wide range of issues statewide. The following is a list of constituency groups that are organizing at CLC’s near you. 

Constituency Groups

A. Philip Randolph Institute, APRI

Coalition of Labor Union Women, CLUW

Coalition of Black Trade Unionists, CBTU

Labor Council for Latin American Advancement, LCLAA

Pride @ Work

The Florida AFL-CIO works with allied groups that help current, former, retired and young union members stay active with Florida’s labor movement.

Allied Groups

Florida Alliance for Retired Americans, FLARA

Florida Future Labor Leaders, FFLL