American Federation of Government Employees Endorses Schneider


The largest federal employee union backs Schneider for congressional bid. 

NORTHBROOK, IL–Today, Democrat Brad Schneider announced earning the endorsement of the American Federation of Government Employees.

“I am humbled to have earned the endorsement of the American Federation of Government Employees,” said Schneider. “AFGE is made up of public servants who are the backbone of our government’s operations and I am looking forward to returning to Congress to advocate on behalf of AFGE and all of organized labor.”

“Brad Schneider has a proven record of fighting for the priorities of AFGE members and we are proud to give him our endorsement,” said AFGE District 7 National Vice President Dorothy James. “With more at stake than ever we need representatives in Washington willing to stand up for organized labor and I have no doubt Brad Schneider is someone who we can count on.”

You can see Schneider’s full list of endorsements here.

About AFGE: The American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE) is the largest federal employee union representing 670,000 federal and D.C. government workers nationwide and overseas. Workers in virtually all functions of government at every federal agency depend upon AFGE for legal representation, legislative advocacy, technical expertise and informational services. There are 587 AFGE members in Illinois’s Tenth Congressional District and 8,795 members in Illinois.