IFPTE Advocates


United States

A. Philip Randolph Institute (APRI)
An organization of black trade unionists whose mission is to fight for racial equality and economic, social and political justice
Asian Pacific American Labor Alliance (APALA)
Nationís largest national organization of Asian Pacific American union members
American Rights at Work
Non-profit advocacy organization dedicated to promoting the freedom of workers to organize unions and bargain collectively with employers
Center for Economic and Policy Research (CEPR)
Non-profit, non-partisan research and public policy think tank
Coalition of Black Trade Unionists (CBTU)
An organization that provides an independent voice of black workers within the trade union movement, challenging organized labor to be more relevant to the needs and aspirations of Black and poor workers
Economic Policy Institute (EPI)
Non-profit, non-partisan research and public policy think tank
Labor Council for Latin American Advancement (LCLAA)
National organization representing the interests of Latino/a trade unionist throughout the United States and Puerto Rico
National Coalition on Health Care
Nationís largest and most broadly represented alliance working to improve Americaís health care
Pride at Work
Mobilizing support between labor unions and the LGBT Community
United Association for Labor Education
An organization of labor educators dedicated to promote and encourage the development of labor and worker education, to make labor education accessible to all working people, and to promote collective bargaining and the right to organize.


Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA)
An independent, non-partisan research institute concerned with issues of social and economic justice
Centre for Research on Work and Society (CRWS)
Addresses the many issues facing labour that arise from the current volatile political transformation of the Canadian world of work
Council of Canadians
Works to protect Canadian independence by promoting progressive policies on fair trade, clean water, energy security, public health care, and other issues of social and economic concern to Canadians


International Labour Organization (ILO)
Tripartite UN agency that brings together governments, employers and workers of its member states in common action to promote decent work throughout the world

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