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Ryan Pool Think tanks and Unions 1. The International Brotherhood of Teamsters ( also Teamsters Union or IBT) 2. The Teamsters union is one of the largest and most diverse Unions in the world. It is a union that represents almost every profession that makes daily life possible. From casino workers to the aviation industry or dairy workers to zookeepers, the Teamsters union tries to represent as many of America’s laborers as possible. The Teamsters union has approximately 1.4 million members and 500,000 retirees. The mission of the teamsters union is “to organize and educate workers so that they will attain a higher standard of living. In summary the key role that the union plays includes: Organizing workers so that they have a voice in the workplace. Educating workers so that they know their workplace rights and can participate fully in our democratic society. Involving workers in the political process so that their issues are addressed
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