Industrial Union Law and Legal Definition

An industrial union is a union with a membership of  workers in a particular industry, regardless of the particular skills the worker exercises.

Some of the industrial unions of the AFL_CIO include:

1. Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers (BCTGM)

2. Boilermakers (IBB)

3. Electrical Workers (IBEW)

4. Graphic Communications (GCIU)

5. IUE-CWA

6. Machinists (IAM)

7. Mine Workers (UMWA)

8. PACE International Union (PACE)

9. Sheet Metal Workers (SMWIA)

10. Steelworkers (USWA)

11. Teamsters (IBT)

12. UAW

13. UNITE

14. United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW)